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, Into to Afro-Hispanic literature.

Research Interests

Latin American women writers, Ethnic-minority writers in Latin America, Mexican and Indigenous women writers, Chicano poets, Mexican Literature, Spanish Modernismo, Spanish poetry, Archival research, Afro-panamanian women poets of the 20th century.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2021). “El Sarcófago de la Vampiresa.” In Donde caen las máscaras humanas: Antología poética (p. 22). Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico: Ediciones Morgana.
  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2020, April). “Arst Poetica.” Latino Book Review Journal. USA: Latino Book Review. Retrieved from https://www.latinobookreview.com/magazine-2020.html
  • Villanueva-Eguia-Lis, S. (2020, April 1). “Immigrant Tax.” Latino Book Review Journal. USA: Latino Book Review. Retrieved from https://www.latinobookreview.com/magazine-2020.html
  • 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

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2021 Cultural Ambassador Award / Curator of Public Digital Humanities Award, International Virtual Book Fairs Association. December 1, 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: PVU 2021 International Poetry Award - Premio Victoria Urbano, Asociación de Estudios de Género y Sexualidades (AEGS). November 19, 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor ( Recognition of Exemplary Service during the Covid-19 Crisis in Spring 2020), Texas State Alumni Association. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Latina Star, Hispanic Policy Network. May 14, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Service for the year 2020, College of Liberal Arts. 2020

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

Organizer
Intercambios: Spanish Language Mixer
2021-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
Organizer
Intercambios: Spanish Language Mixer
March 1, 2017-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Chess Club at Texas State University
January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021