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Jacob RappJacob Rapp

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4642
Fax: 509.777.None listed
Office Location: Westminster Hall 222
Email: jrapp@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D., The University of Kansas

M.A., The University of Kansas

B.A., Wattburg College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2015

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Modern and contemporary Latin American cultural studies;19th-21st century Mexican literature and culture; Spanish American national and regional identities; history, historiography and literature; gender studies, including masculinity studies.

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Presentations include:

"'Las joyas son cortesanas de la riqueza': Consumption, Catholicism, and Work in Manuel Gutierrez Najiera's Por donde se sube al cielo." Forthcoming in Siglo diecinueve. 2015.

"Una puesta en voz neobarroca: Diadema de Marosa di Giorgio." Co-authored with Jill S. Kuhnheim. Revista de crftica literaria latinoamericana 76 (2012): 297-316.

"Mediante la pelota: El futbol, la blobalizascion y Las posibilidades del odio." Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporanea, March 2011.

"Como ser padre porfiriano: Masculinity and Paternity in Federico Gamboa's Suprema Ley (1896)." Rocky Mountain Conference for Latin American Studies Annual Conference, April 2010.

Honors:

  • Dissertation Fellowship - Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Office of Graduate Studies, The University of Kansas, 2013-2014. Full tuition and living stipend.
  • Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award - Office of Graduate Studies, The University of Kansas, 2012.
  • Department Fellowship - Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The University of Kansas, 2009-2012. Supplemental.
  • Stansifer Fellowship - Center of Latin American Studies, The University of Kansas, 2011. Summer Research Support.
  • First Year Fellowship - The Graduate School, The University of Kansas, 2006-2007. Full tuition and living stipend.
  • L. R. Fox Graduate Scholarship - Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The University of Kansas, 2006.