Dr. Rachel VanWieren

Honor Awards

  • Teaching Pair Project Funding, COLS, NU — 2016-08-01
  • Departmental Appreciation Award — 2014-05-01
  • Alpha Mu Gamma Honors Society — 2013-04-30
  • Del Amo Travel Grant — 2010-09-01
  • Latin American Institute Tinker Field Rsch Grant — 2009-03-18

Presentations

Type Date Title Audience Function Location
Poster 2015-03-18 Refocusing History in Fictional Portrayals of Patagonian Worker Movements National University Spring Symposium San Diego, CA
Conference 2014-11-01 Humanizing Sealers in Francisco Coloane¿s `Cabo de Hornos' Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference Riverside, CA

Publications

  • VanWieren, R.V., (2017). Reconsidering the Patagonian Worker Movements of the 1920s: Francisco Coloane's and Luis Sepúlveda's Rebellious Chilotes.. A Contracorriente,
  • VanWieren, R.V., (2015). Sketching Social Mobility in the Gold Rushes of California and Patagonia: Bret Harte and Manuel Rojas. Hispanófila,
  • VanWieren, R.V., (2010). Crisis in the Search for Gold in Depression Era Chilean Rewritings of the Legend of the City of the Caesars. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos,
  • VanWieren, R.V., (2010). "A Conversation with Andrew Brown: Mashing Up Latin American Literature, Science,Technology, and the Post-human." Interview by Victoria L. Garrett and Rachel VanWieren. Mester,
  • VanWieren, R.V., (2007). La ciencia al servicio del imperio español: Antonio de Córdoba y el
    Estrecho de Magallanes. Revista de Humanidades,
  • VanWieren, R.V., Eds. Elena Oliva, Alondra Peirano, Elisabet Prudant, Javiera Ruíz.. (2009). La amenaza del femicidio: Mujeres selk'nam e inmigrantes fueguinos en El guanacoblanco (1980) de Francisco Coloane y El corazón a contraluz (1996) de Patricio Manns.. América Latina en el nuevo milenio: procesos, crisis, y perspectivas.
  • VanWieren, R.V., Rachel Vanwieren And Teresa Rinaldi. (2016). Traveling toward Emptiness: Patagonia in Luis Sepúlveda's and Daniel Mordzinski's Writing and Photography. Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference. Pasadena, CA. 12 Nov. 2016..
  • VanWieren, R.V., (2016). Venganza ballenera en la Patagonia. Congreso Chile Transatlántico. Santiago, Chile. 16 Aug. 2016..
Dr. Rachel VanWieren

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Dr. Rachel VanWieren

College of Letters and Sciences

Arts and Humanities

Education

UC Los Angeles - PHD - Hispanic Languages and Literature