Curriculum Vitae

Richard A. Grijalva

ragrijalva@berkeley.edu

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Education

C.Phil., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, January 2015-Present

M.A., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 2012

M.A., Philosophy, Boston College, 2003

B.A., magna cum laude in Philosophy, minor in Political Science, Loyola Marymount University, 1998

A.A., Liberal Arts, Los Angeles Pierce College, 1996

 

Awards and Honors

Visiting Researcher, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, Univerisdad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico DF, Mexico, 2016-2017

UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant, University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States, 2016-2017

Mentored Research Award, UC Berkeley Graduate Division, 2015-2016

Departmental Block Grant Award for conference travel to Berlin, Germany, June 2011

Travel Reimbursement Award for conference travel to Berlin, Germany, Graduate Diversity Office, UC Berkeley, June 2011

Chancellor’s Opportunity Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2010-2014

Bernard Lonergan, SJ Master’s Degree Scholarship Recipient, Boston College, 1998-2000

Raines Research Fellowship, Loyola Marymount University, 1996-1997

 

Invited Lectures and Panels

Panelist and Moderator, “U.S. Media Coverage of Ayotzinapa”, “Phone Interview with Daniel Hernandez, Vice News Mexico City Bureau Chief”, Ayotzinapa Teach-in, UC Berkeley, November 19, 2014.

Moderator for “Political Economy, Eurocentrism, and Colonialism”, Theory/Post-Theory Conference: An Interdisciplinary Conference, hosted by the Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, April 18, 2014

Respondent to Prof. John Riofrio (College of William and Mary), “Latinos in a Permanent Post-9/11 Moment: The Public Latino Body in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada and Americanos,” TransAmerican Studies Working Group, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, January 26, 2012

Panelist for “Cosmopolis” and “Hacia Una Ciencia Humana Crítica” [“Toward a New Critical Human Science”], “Educar Para Cosmopolis: Primer Taller Latinoamericano de reflexión desde la invitación de Bernard Lonergan, SJ,” Universidad Iberoamericana, Puebla, México, June 16-17, 2011

 

Conference Papers

“Framing the Politics of Names: México in Bourbon New Spain”, XXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, New York, NY, May 28, 2016

“Abstraction, History, and Nominalism”, UC Irvine Comparative Literature Graduate Conference on Abstraction, March 11-12, 2016

"Framing the Micropolitics of Names in Bourbon New Spain", 2015 Creating Connections Consortium Summit, Bates College, November 14, 2015.

“Problematics of History and Culture in Post-Conquest Mexican Discourses”, XXI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Washington, DC, May 30, 2013

“Negotiating Identity, Culture, and History in the Body of the Pachuco”, “American Bodies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modes of Power,” John F. Kennedy Institute, Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany, May 27, 2011

“‘Quite an Original’: The Confidence-Man as a Figure of the Coming Community”, 2010 ACLA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 1, 2010

“Eternity and Time in Early Kierkegaard”, March 21, 2003, Graduate Philosophy Forum, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

“Political Ideologies and the Dialectic of Authority”, Joint Meeting of the West Coast Methods Institute (WCMI) and the Lonergan Philosophical Society (LPS), Santa Clara, CA, October 30, 1999

 

Teaching Experience and Academic Employment

Summer 2015, GSI Step II, Associate Instructor, Rhetoric 20, Rhetorical Interpretation, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Supervising Instructor: Assoc. Prof. Michael Mascuch

Spring 2015, GSI Step II, Associate Instructor, Rhetoric R1B, The Craft of Writing, “The Idea of Study”, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Supervising Instructor: Continuing Lecturer Felipe Guterriez

Fall 2014, GSI Step II, Associate Instructor, Rhetoric 103A, Paradigms in the History of Rhetorical Theory: Ancient Rhetoric, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Lead Instructor: Prof. Daniel Boyarin

Summer 2014 - February 2015: Graduate Student Researcher, Step I, Prof. Emerita Barbara Shapiro

Spring 2014, GSI Step I Teaching Assistant, Discussion Section Leader, Rhetoric 20: Rhetorical Interpretation: Performance and Performativity, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Lead Instructor: Prof. Shannon Jackson

Fall 2013, GSI Step I Teaching Assistant, Discussion Section Leader, Rhetoric 103A, Paradigms in the History of Rhetorical Theory, Ancient Rhetoric, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Lead Instructor: Assoc. Prof. Ramona Naddaff

Spring 2013, GSI Step 1 Teaching Assistant, Discussion Section Leader, Rhetoric 20, Rhetorical Interpretation: Photography, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Lead Instructor: Assoc. Prof. Michael Mascuch

Fall 2012, GSI Step I Teaching Assistant, Discussion Section Leader, Rhetoric 10, Practical Reasoning and Argumentation, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley; Lead Instructor: Lecturer Amy Jamgochian

 

Professional Activities and Appointments

Editorial Board Member and Web Editor, Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences, 2011- 2014

 

Service to the University Community

Graduate Student Intern, Chicano-Latino Student Development, UC Berkeley, Fall 2010 - Spring 2015

CalDream Graduate Fellow, Chicano-Latino Student Development and Liberty Hill Foundation Joint Project, Fall 2012-Spring 2013

Graduate Diversity Day Panelist, UC Berkeley, 2011, 2014

 

Professional Affiliations

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

 

Languages

Spanish (Fluent)

German (Reading Knowledge)

French (Intermediate Reading Knowledge)