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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Nicolas Shumway
Professor
Frances Moody Newman Chair
 
e-mail:Nicolas.Shumway@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. 20th Century Splanish Americal Literature (1976) University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • B.A. Spanish and Music (1969) Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • M.A. Spanish American Literature (1971) University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
 
Primary Department
   Department of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies
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Department Affiliations
 
  • School of Humanities
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    Websites
     Nicolas Shumway
     School of Humanities website
     
    Research Areas
     Latin-American history and culture with particular emphasis on Argentina, Brazil and Mexico; advocacy and politics in the foreign-language classroom, and ideologies of Hispanism
     
    Teaching Areas
     Hispanic literature and linguistics
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Shumway "“Dez chaves para compreender o federalismo norte-americano.” ." Revista Locus In a special issue titled Federalismo nas Américas.In Revision

     
     Articles
     

    “Argentina va en dos velocidades”. Clarín. Buenos Aires. October 19, 2011. 29.

     
     

    “La Argentina virtual”. Perfil. Buenos Aires. October 23, 2011. 66-67.

     
     Books
     

    Historia personal de una pasión argentina. Buenos Aires: Emecé Editores, 2011.

     
     

    Nicolas Shumway "Historia personal de una pasión argentina. Under contract with Editorial Planeta, Buenos Aires. Targeted completion date: March 2011.." Submitted

     
     Book reviews
     

    Nicolas Shumway " The End of the World as They Knew It: Writing Experience of the Argentine South Bucknell University Press. 233 Forthcoming: Review in the University of Toronto Review of Eva-Lynn Alicia Jagoe.." Submitted

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

     

    “Juan Bautista Alberdi: profeta del populismo.” Annual meeting of the Modern Language Assocatiation. Chicago, 2014.

     
     Invited Talks
     

    “Federalismo y federofilia: notas hacia una comparación del federalismo en los Estados Unidos y en la Argentina.” Invited lecture. Facultad de Derecho,  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Programa de posgrado en derecho constitucional. September, 2014.

     
     

    "“The Cultures of Latin American Studies at North American Universities.” Lovett-Leipzig Seminar. Leipzig, Germany. ." (July, 2014)

     
     

    "“What Elizabeth Bernhardt has taught us about literacy in a second language.” Special session-national meeting of the Modern Language Association in honor of Elizabeth Bernhardt’s lifetime achievement award,  MLA. Chicago.." (2014)

     
     

     

    “What Elizabeth Bernhardt has taught us about literacy in a second language.” Special session of the national meeting of the Modern Language Assocation in honor of Elizabeth Bernhardt’s lifetime achievement award, granted by the MLA. Chicago, 2014.

     
     

    "The Situation of the Humanities."  Invited Lecture.  ADFL Annual Meeting. Nashville. June 2012.

     
     

    "The Argentina of Christina Fernández de Kirchner." World Affairs Council of Houston.  September, 2012.

     
     

    Commencement Address: “Escepticismo Responsable”. Universidad de San Andrés. Buenos Aires. October 28, 2011.

     
     

    “The New World of the New World: Latin America in the 21st Century”. Houston World Affairs Council. September, 2011.

     
     

    “Demophobia and Hyper-Democracy: Two Faces of Argentine Anti-Liberalism.” Invited Lecture for the Kellogg Center, University of Notre Dame. South Bend, IN

     
     

    “Liberalismo, demofobia e híper-democracia en la Argentina.” Invited lecture. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba Argentina. June, 2010.

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    "“Política cultural e liberalismo no século XXI.” Keynote at Symposium on Cultural Policy organized by the Fundação Itaú, São Paulo, Brazil.." (September 2014)

     
     Lectures
     

    "Notas paracompreehender as eleções presidenciais nos Estados Unidos de América", Casa do Saber, São Paula, July, 2012.

     

     
     

    “Latin America: What Lies Ahead?” Lecture to Rice Alumni Club. London, November 10, 2011.

     
    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Distinguished Alumni Award , UCLA Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese (Spring 2015)

     Honorary doctoral degree , Universidad de San Pablo-Tucumán