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    New CFP for MLA 2023 San Francisco!
    “Courage Beyond Covid 19: Literature and Language for Healing”–Taking off masks, we may feel free – or raw, exposed. Using literary art as a guide, what characters, works, and themes invoke our own courage to move ahead? Submit 250-word abstract plus short bio by Thursday, 24 March, to Pamela Lim-McAlister, p…[Read more]

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    Much appreciation to the presenters and attendees of Session 516V, “Building Bridges and Breaking Down Walls: The Teaching of World Literatures in English.” The virtual session was inspiring, with excellent work shared by Sara Faradji, Emron Esplin, Maria Shine Stewart and Pamela Lim-McAlister. The session was sponsored by the HEP Part-time and…[Read more]

Education

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Argosy U, San Francisco
M.A., Spanish Language and Literature, UC Berkeley
B.A., Spanish Language, UC Berkeley
B.A., Practice of Art, UC Berkeley
Certificates in Spanish and Art, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Credentials in Spanish, Art and ELD

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    Projects

    MLA HEP Part-time and Contingent Faculty Issues Forum
    MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession
    MLA Committee on Community Colleges

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    MLA San Francisco 2023
    Courage Beyond COVID: Stories and Spaces for Healing

    Sponsor:
    MLA HEP Part-time and Contingent Faculty Issues Forum

    Presiders:
    Pamela A. Lim-McAlister
    Maria Shine Stewart

    Speakers:
    Kathryn Dolan (Missouri U of Science & Tech)
    Rachel Ernst (U of Utah)
    Elizabeth Weixel (Anoka-Ramsey Comm C)
    Pamela Lim-McAlister (UC Berkeley)

    “Injections and Immortality: Teaching Adolph’s ‘Nosotros, no‘ to AP Spanish and University Students”

    MLA Washington, D.C. 2022
    Session 516V. Building Bridges and Breaking Down Walls: The Teaching of World Literature in English
    Saturday, 8 January 1:45 PM-3:00 PM EST

    Sponsor:
    MLA HEP Part-time and Contingent Faculty Issues Forum

    Presider:
    Pamela A. Lim-McAlister

    Speakers:
    Sara Faradji (U of Maryland)
    Emron Esplin (BYU)
    Maria Shine Stewart (Notre Dame C)
    Pamela Lim-McAlister (UC Berkeley)

    “From Greenhorns to Grown-ups: Teaching Cortázar to AP Spanish, University, and Adult Education Students”

    MLA Toronto 2021
    Session 631. Publishing While Precarious: Problems and Practices
    Sunday, 10 January 1:45 PM-3:00 PM EST

    Sponsors:
    Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession
    Council of Editors of Learned Journals

    Presiders:
    Pamela A. Lim-McAlister
    Joseph P. Fisher

    Speakers:
    Jennie Lightweiss-Goff (U of Mississippi)
    Anicca Cox (Michigan State U)
    Amy Lynch-Biniek (Kutztown U)
    Dennis Wise (U of Arizona)
    Sujata Iyengar (U of Georgia)

    MLA Seattle 2020
    Session 370. Advocating for Foreign Language Departments

    “Get ’em While They’re Young: Attracting and Keeping Students Interested in Learning World Languages”

    MLA Chicago 2019
    Vulnerable Positions? Feminism and Contingent Labor

    Sponsors:
    Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession
    Committee on Status of Women in the Profession

    Presider:
    Pamela A. Lim-McAlister

    Speakers:
    Stacey Amo (U of Wisconsin, Superior)
    Katelyn Cunningham (Pasadena City C)
    Katie Hogan (UNC Charlotte)
    Veronica Rose Popp (Elmhurst C)

     

     

    Memberships

    Modern Language Association
    American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
    California Language Teachers Association
    Foreign Language Teachers of Northern California
    National Education Association
    California Teachers Association

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