Maria Claudia Huerta Vera

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Position Title
PhD Candidate in Spanish
Associate Instructor of Spanish & Human Rights

She/her/hers
107 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
W23: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3-4 pm
Remote (please send me an email for the Zoom link)
Education and Degree(s)
  • B.A. in History, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • M.A. in Spanish, University of California, Davis
Honors and Awards
  • Linnaeus-Palme Grant Award (Lunds Universitet, 2012)
  • Hemispheric Institute on the Americas Summer Field Research Award (UC Davis, 2019)
  • Editor-in-chief of Brújula, a peer-review journal on Latin American Studies (UC Davis, 2022)
Courses
  • SPA 001 - Elementary Spanish 1
  • SPA 002 - Elementary Spanish 2
  • SPA 003 - Elementary Spanish 3
  • SPA 170 - Introduction to Latin American Culture
  • HMR 161 / HIS 161 - Human Rights in Latin America
Research Interests & Expertise
  • 20th & 21st Century Latin American Literature
  • Human Rights & Memory Studies in Latin America
  • Literature Culture, and Politics of the Southern Cone
  • Representations of the Internal Armed Conflict in Peru, particularly Peruvian Documentary Film
  • Faculty Adviser: Michael Lazzara
Publications
  • Huerta Vera, M. C. (2020). “Género, raza y afectos en La sangre de la aurora, de Claudia Salazar Jiménez”. Brújula, 13, 188-201. http://brujula.ucdavis.edu/uploads/8/1/9/3/81930408/9._huerta_claudia._genero_raza_y_afectos.pdf
  • Huerta Vera, M. C. (2020). “«Desde el sagrado púlpito y en exhortaciones privadas»: la circulación de información durante la guerra de Independencia peruana”. Histórica, 44(1), 125-158. http://revistas.pucp.edu.pe/index.php/historica/article/view/23275/22257
  • Huerta Vera, M. C. (2019). “La palabra impresa durante la guerra de Independencia peruana”. Víctor Peralta Ruiz y Dionisio de Haro (eds.), España en Perú (1796-1824). Ensayos sobre los últimos gobiernos virreinales. Madrid: Marcial Pons, 111-136.