Faculty Profile for Dr. Susana Villanueva-Eguia-Lis

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Dr. Susana Villanueva-Eguia-Lis
Senior Lecturer — Dept of World Languages & Literatures
CENT 214
phone: (512) 245-2360

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Susana Villanueva Eguia Lis, Ph.D. (Texas Tech University), currently works as Spanish Lecturer at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. Before, she worked as Spanish Editor and E-Learning Consultant for MTS Technologies, Inc. in Austin, TX and Albuquerque, NM. Apart from the years she spent as Spanish Instructor at Texas Tech University and West Virginia University, Villanueva has also been instructor at Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Centro Universitario del Mayab and Spanish Coordinator at University of Mary Washington. She is also the current Faculty Advisor of the Texas State Chess Club.

Teaching Interests

Latin American Culture and Civilization, Advance Grammar and Composition, Medical Spanish, Spanish Language Classes, Intro to Hispanic American Literature

Research Interests

Latin American women writers, Chicano poetry, Mexican and Indigenous women writers, Mexican Literature, Spanish Modernismo, Spanish poetry, Archival research.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2018, December). "Beso "(Kiss Poetry in Watercolor). Chachalaca Review. Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA: journal is published under the Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Retrieved from https://chachalacareview.com/beso-poesia-en-acuarela
  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2018, December). “La Migrante” (The migrant Woman) Poetry on Ink. Chachalaca Review Journal. Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA: Journal is published under the Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Retrieved from https://chachalacareview.com/la-migrante-poesia-en-tinta
  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2018). Primera Mujer Modernista de Hispanoamerica, Siglo XIX Prefeminismo Azul: La poética modernista de María Enriqueta Camarillo y Roa. Madrid, Spain: Pliegos Editorial. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330971239_Primera_Mujer_Modernista_de_Hispanoamerica_Siglo_XIX_Prefeminismo_Azul_La_poetica_modernista_de_Maria_Enriqueta_Camarillo_y_Roa
  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2016). "La poética modernista de María Enriqueta Camarillo en  La Revista Azul : poesías inéditas de 1895. Journal of Hispanic Modernismo, 7, 228–245. Retrieved from https://en.calameo.com/read/004409365591ad645bb10
  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (n.d.). “Arst Poetica.” Latino Book Review Journal. USA.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Latina Star, Hispanic Policy Network. May 14, 2018
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Excellence in Diverstiy Team Award for the year 2017, Office of Equity and Access. January 2018 - Present

Selected Grants

  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, Susana. funding for Intercambios Spanish Language Mixers, Texas State University International Office, Texas State University, $600. (Funded: February 2018 - November 2019). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Letras Hispanas Journal
September 2019-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Revista Eucalíptica: International Poetry, Creative Writing & Literature in Spanish Magazine
August 2019-Present
Coordinator / Organizer
FIP (Festival Internacional de Poesía), International Spanish Poetry & Music Festival
May 2019-Present
Intercambios: Spanish Language Mixer
March 1, 2017-2019
Undergraduate Advisor
Chess Club at Texas State University
January 2018-December 2019