Armando GaliciaSilva

Instructor

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS

Robert L Slagle Hall

Phone: (605) 677-5357

Email: Armando.GaliciaSilva@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Early Modern Spanish Literature and Social History. Spanish-American Colonial, Emancipation and Contemporary Literature, Social History and Politics. Transatlantic Studies. Spanish Language, Conversation and Writing.


Research Interests:

Colonial Spanish-American and Early Modern Spanish literature and culture, predominantly, works related to Ius Gentium or what is known in the present day as "human rights". Colonial Nahuatl Literature and its interaction and influence with, to and from Early Modern Spanish literature. Modern and Contemporary Spanish-American narratives, predominantly, Mexican literary and cultural products. Contemporary pro-indigenous and indigenous Mexican authors. Spanish and Latin-American History, specifically, Mesoamerican history and emancipation and revolutionary movements.


Education:

  • ABD, First Modernity Spanish and Spanish-American Literatures and Cultures, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2013
  • MA, Modern Languages and Literatures-Spanish, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009
  • BA, History and Spanish, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2005
  • Licenciatura (completed all required course work), History of Mesoamerica with emphasis in Mexico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (National Autonomous University of Mexico), 1992

Awards and Honors:

  • Travel Grant, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, University of South Dakota, 2015
  • Travel Grant Program, College of Arts & Sciences. University of South Dakota, 2015
  • Member, Sigma Delta Pi, The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, 2015
  • Member, Golden Key International Honour Society, 2015
  • Travel Grant, Department of Languages, Linguistics & Philosophy. University of South Dakota. May, 2014
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Awarded from August 2006 thru August, 2013
  • George Rogers Merit Memorial Fellowship, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Granted from August 2008 thru May, 2013
  • Mini-Travel and Research Support Fellowship, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Oct. 2010, Apr. 2011, Oct. 2011 & May, 2012

Presentations:

  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "La emergencia de las voces indígenas en el excluyente mundo de la filmografía mexicana, el caso de El violin de Francisco Vargas Quevedo". Presented at the XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (May 28, 2015)
  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "Tambien la lluvia, la atemporalidad del abuso.". Presented at the XXXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Chicago, Illinois. (May 21, 2014)
  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "¿Ius Gentium en la mentalidad del narrador de Naufragios?". Presented at the Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. (October 12, 2012)
  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "Las percepciones del Otro en Agua Quemada.". Presented at the XXX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, San Francisco, California. (May 23, 2012)
  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "Gracia y naturaleza según Fray Bartolome de las Casas.". Presented at the II Jornadas de cultura, lengua y literatura colonials. University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. (October 27, 2011)
  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "Elementos indígenas en el teatro Novohispano en Mexico.". Presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. (April 14, 2011)
  • Galicia-Silva, Armando. "Identidad indígena en Narrativa náhuatl contemporánea: entre el pasado y el presente.". Presented at the XXIX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Toronto, Canada. (October 6, 2010)