Yolanda A. Doub

Yolanda A. DoubBasics:

Name: Yolanda A. Doub

Home Department/Program: Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures: Spanish

Rank: Associate Professor

At Fresno State Since: 2005

Education: PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder


Office: Peters 333

Office Phone: (559) 278-5756

Campus Email: ydoub@csufresno.edu

Selected Publications:

Book: Journeys of Formation: The Spanish American Bildungsroman. New York: Lang, 2010.

Essays: “Personajes-lectores en los cuentos de Borges,” Hispanic Journal 33.2; Essays on Bernice Zamora and Luis Alberto Urrea in Great Lives From History: Latinos. Eds. Carmen Tafolla and Martha P. Cotera. Pasadena: Salem Press, 2012.

 Selected Conference Papers and Presentations:

“From Bildungsroman to Bildungsfilm: Adaptations and Auteurs in Latin American Cinema.” Forthcoming. Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association 110th Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. 19–21 October, 2012.

 “Traversing Disciplines on the Road: Film, Mobility, and the Latin American Bildungsroman.” Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association 108th Annual Conference. Honolulu, HI. 13–14 November, 2010.

 “Espacio y lugar en Cambio de armas: Certeau para el Bildungsroman femenino.” Latin American Studies Association 2009 International Congress. Río de Janeiro, Brazil. 11–14 June 2009.

 “The Poetics of Work, Migration, and Coming of Age in Bless Me, Ultima.” The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S. 21st Annual Conference. Fresno. 22–25 March 2007.

 “Hybrid Identities in the Spanish-American Bildungsroman.” Fifth Latin American Literatures and Cultures Conference. Colorado Springs. 23-25 Feb. 2006.

 Selected Public Performances: “Culture at the Crossroads: Mexican Laelia anceps and ‘El Día de los Muertos’” (presentation with Curtis Gean, for the Central California Orchid Society, Oct. 6, 2011, focusing on the intersection of Mexican culture and horticulture)

 Teaching:Graduate: The Spanish-American “Boom”, The Spanish American Novel of Formation, Major Hispanic Novelists

Undergraduate: Mexican Culture, Introduction to Literary Analysis, Advanced Spanish Conversation, Advanced Composition

 Service: Spanish MA Graduate Program Coordinator; Spanish MA Outcomes Assessment Coordinator; Co-Advisor for Alpha Pi Sigma; Arboretum Subcommittee; Charter member and officer of Latino Faculty and Staff Association (LFSA)

 Other Professional Activities:

Manuscript Reviews:

  • Member, Board of Referrees, L’érudit franco-espagnol (an electronic journal of French and Hispanic Literatures: http://lef-e.org/home)
  • Routeledge Press, October 2011 and April 2012

Conference Organization:
Presiding Officer, Film Studies Sessions. Pacific and Ancient Modern Languages Association 109th Annual Conference, Scripps College, CA. 5–6 November, 2011.