Juliana Espinal

A photo of Juliana Espinal
E-mail: jespinal@g.ucla.edu Office: Rolfe Hall 4324

Education

  • Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles (expected 2021)
  • M.A. in Spanish, University of California, Los Angeles (2016)
  • M.A. in Philosophy, Universidad Nacional, Colombia (2010)
  • B.A. in Philosophy, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia (2005)

Research

  • Colombian Literature, Film and Theatre
  • Memory Studies
  • Weaving and Memory
  • Animal Studies
  • Philosophy

Articles

  • “La memoria de lo perdido y de lo que nunca fue. Notas sobre la nostalgia en La muerte de Artemio Cruz.” Mester 48 (2019/2020): 23-35.
  • “Espectro y verdad en Labio de liebre (venganza o perdón) de Fabio Rubiano o del teatro subversivo en tiempos inextricables.” Revista de Estudios Colombianos 54 (June 2019): 27-38.
  • “Universales, individuos e individuación en la Edad Media.” Escritos 19.43 (2011): 371- 400.
  • “Plotino: metafísica y ética. Reflexiones sobre una divergencia.” Universitas Philosophica 28.56 (June 2011): 85-107.
  • “Ética de la democracia.” Universitas Philosophica 23.47 (December 2006): 103-120.

Awards and Honors

  • 2020    Departmental Nomination for Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2020    Teaching Assistant of the Year, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2019    Teaching Assistant of the Year, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2018    Most Collegial Instructor of the Year, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2016    Award of Excellence for Best First-Year TA, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los                        Angeles
  • 2005    University Valedictorian, Department of Philosophy, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá