Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Carolina Caballero

Professor of Practice - Spanish and Portuguese

Contact Info
icaballe@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Spanish and Portuguese

Degrees
  • B.A., Wofford College, History and Spanish, 1994
  • M.A., University of North Carolina, Romance Languages, 1997
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Romance Languages, 2004
Academic Experience
  • Associate Director, Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute 2010-
  • Lecturer, Tulane University, 2008-
  • Assistant Professor, Regis University, 2005-2008
  • Instructor, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2004-2005
  • Lecturer, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2003-2004
  • Teaching Fellow, University of North Carolina, 1994-2002

Research & Teaching Specializations: Contemporary Latin American literature, Cultural Studies, Cuba

Related Experience
  • Associate Director, Institute for Cuban and Caribbean Studies, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University, 2012-
  • Co-Director, Tulane’s Summer Program in Havana, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Course Coordinator, Tulane University Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Spring 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, Academic year 2013-2014
  • Resident Director, Newcomb-Tulane Junior Year Abroad in Cuba, 2009
  • Academic Policies and Standards Committee, Regis University, 2007-2008
Distinctions
  • Simón Rodríguez Award for Best Undergraduate Teaching, 2013
  • NEH Grant, 2006
  • University of Florida Research Grant in Latin American Studies, 2005
  • FLAS Fellowship, 2001-2002
Languages:
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
Overseas Experience
  • Cuba
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Spain
Selected Publications
  • 2013. “Madres, tiranas y rebeldes: los personajes femeninos en la obra teatral de Pedro R. Monge Rafuls.” Pp. 112-123 in Celebrando a Virgilio Piñera. Miami: Pro Teatro Cubano.
  • 2012. “Aquí, allá, ahora: Un ciclo de lecturas necesarias.” Tablas: Revista Cubana de las Artes Escénicas Vol. XCVIII: 100-102.
  • 2009. “Una cubana in the Borderlands in La hija de la Llorona by Teresa Dovalpage.” Latin American Theatre Review, Fall: 27-39.
  • 2007. “El teatro bufo.” In The Colombia Encyclopedia of Modern Dance, Vol. I. Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn, eds. New York: Columbia University Press. 203-204.
  • 2007. “Review of Family and Identity in Contemporary Cuban and Puerto Rican Drama, by Camila Stevens.” Hispanófila. June: 107-108.
  • 2007. “Review of El teatro cubano durante la república: Cuba detrás del telón by Matías Montes Huidobro.” Hispanófila. January: 91-92..
  • 2004. “The Queering of Cuban History: Carmelita Tropicana and Memories of the Revolution.” Latin American Theatre Review. Spring: 127-140.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Introduction to Hispanic Literatures, Social Problems in Latin American Literature, Introduction to Latino Studies, SPAN 3130: Introduction to Latin American Culture, Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

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