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Marta Boris

Marta Boris Tarré

Associate Professor of Spanish

Office

312 Administration Building

Phone

208-885-5079

Mailing Address

Modern Languages & Cultures Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3174

Marta Boris is an assistant professor of Spanish.

  • Ph.D., Romance Languages in Spanish, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 2012
  • M.A., Spanish, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 2005
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 2000
  • Bachelor in Nursing, Universidad de Barcelona, 1991

Marta Boris graduated with her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. She has worked at the University of Idaho since 2012, where she has taught classes in Iberian Literature and Film. 
Her areas of research are mainly religious conversions to Islam and Spanish for the professions, but she has also researched on Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation, migrations and gender, areas where she has several publications.
Currently, she is preparing a manuscript on conversions to Islam by Spaniards and U.S. Latinos and a second edition of her textbook, Spanish for the Professions, coauthored with Dr. Lori Celaya and published in 2016. 

 

  • Cultural perceptions between the Middle East and West
  • Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation
  • Migrations
  • Religious Conversions to Islam
  • Spanish for the Professions

  • “Racismo y nacionalismo en Catalunya Über alles! (2011) de Ramon Tèrmens.”. Inti: Revista de Literatura Hispánica, vol. 91-92, 2020.
  • “Identidades emergentes a través de la conversión en Un burka por amor (2007)”. Cuadernos de Aldeeu, vol. 34, Spring 2020. 
  • Convergencias pedagógico-sociales en el teatro de Marco Magoa.” Contextos: Estudio de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, 45 (2019), pp. 1-23. (Peer Reviewed).
  • “Abordajes multidisciplinares en la creación de una demanda de prostitución en Tijuana en conexión con la trata humana para la explotación sexual.” First Author. Argus-a Arts&Humanities, Vol. VII, Edition N° 29, September 2018, pp. 1-34. (Coauthored with Dr. Lori Celaya)
  • “Entrevista to Marco Magoa.” Anagnorisis: Revista de investigación teatral, 16, December 2017, 431-445. www.anagnorisis.es
  • “Relaciones poscoloniales entre América Latina y España en un contexto moderno de tráfico humano para la explotación sexual (2012) en Evelyn de Isabel de Ocampo: subjetividades bidireccionales.” Studia Iberica et Americana: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies, Issue 3, December 2016, pp. 315-38.
    http://hss.fullerton.edu/mll/journal/issues/issue3.aspx
  • “Sujetos itinerantes y relaciones bidireccionales centro-periféricas en un contexto migratorio actual de una crisis económica en España en Retorno a Hansala (2008) de Chus Gutiérrez.” Cuaderno Internacional de Estudios Humanísticos y Literatura: CIEHL, 23 (2016), pp. 63-73. 
  • Spanish for the Professions. In collaboration with Dr. Celaya (second author). Cognella, Inc. publications. Published in January 2016.
  • “Racismo y xenofobia en la Catalunya actual en Catalunya Über alles! (2011) de Ramón Tèrmens.” Puente Atlántico del siglo XXI. El boletín interdisciplinar de la Asociación de Licenciados y Doctores Españoles en Estados Unidos. AÑO XXXVI. Enero 2016. 73-81. (Peer Reviewed).
  • “Voces disidentes y nuevas identidades religiosas en una emigración femenina autónoma  marroquí en Un novio para Yasmina (2009) de Irene Cardona y Retorno a Hansala (2010) de Chus Gutiérrez.” Studia Iberica et Americana: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies. (Peer Reviewed). Issue 2 (December 2015).
  • “Female Trafficking at Mexico´s Northern Border: A view of the client´s role.” In collaboration with Dr. Celaya (first author). Slavery Today Journal. A Multidisciplinary Journal of Human Trafficking Solutions Vol. 2. Issue 2. December 2015. (Peer Reviewed).
  • “Hacia una construcción psicológico-cultural de género en la mujer traficada en La mosca en la ceniza (2009) de Gabriela David.” Confluencia. Revista Hispánica de Cultura y Literatura. Greeley, Colorado: University of Northern Colorado, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 2015). (Refereed Journal).
  • “Yo también soy ciudadano español: transformaciones identitarias religiosas emergentes en el filme El próximo Oriente (2006) de Fernando Colomer.” Cuadernos de Aldeeu, Vol. 29 (Spring 2015).
  • "Académicos y profesionales españoles en EEUU: un nuevo reto sobre nación e identidad.” Puente Atlántico. Siglo XXl. Magazine online de los profesionales españoles en América. ALDEEU. Asociación de Licenciados y Doctores de EEUU, 13 March 2014. (Peer Reviewed).
  • "Human traffic for sexual exploitation in La mosca en la ceniza: the role of the client." Crítica Hispánica. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Duquesne, Vol. XXXV, No.2 (2013) (Peer Reviewed). “Construcción de género en perfume de violetas, nadie te oye (2001) de Marisa Systach.” El ojo que piensa. Revista virtual de cine Iberoamericano. Méjico: Universidad de Guadalajara. Año 4. Número 8, Julio- Diciembre, 2013. (Peer Reviewed)
  • “Violencia doméstica y maltrato social a la mujer inmigrante en la novela Contra el viento (2009) de Ángeles Caso.” Revista Liberia. Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism. 1 (2013). (Peer Reviewed). http://www.revistaliberia.org/1-2013
  • “Relaciones centro-periféricas en un contexto migratorio español en Un novio para Yasmina (2008) de Irene Cardona.” Polifanía Revista académica de estudios. Clarksville, Tenn: Austin Peay State University, 1.1 (2011). (Peer Reviewed). 

  • Preparing a manuscript on conversion to Islam by Spaniards and U.S. Latinos
  • Second edition of her textbook Spanish for the Professions, published in 2016. 
 

  • “The Refugee Crisis: A Theatrical Representation and a Debate”. Cultural event to bring international artist to UI. Got grant from IHC to support the event. Got financial contributions from Modern Languages and Cultures, Theater Arts Department, Martin Institute and Program in International Studies and Office of Multicultural Affairs; coordinated events between different parties involved for the publicity plan, news release, university media (The Argonaut), photography of the event; presenter and moderator of artist presentation and artist performance; logistics of the event (facilities rental; artist room and board and airline ticket). (Fall 2017)
  • ALDEEU Facebook page co-administrator. (Fall 2015 to July 2017)
  • SOARS volunteer service for the Office of Academic Advising. (Spring 2015)
  • ALDEEU Linked in page co-administrator. (Fall 2014 to 2017)
  • Vandal Friday Recruitment Activities. (Spring 2014)
  • Collaborated with the Departmental Assessment Visit of the Modern
  • Languages and Cultures. (Spring 2014)
  • Committee member of the Day of the Dead. (Fall 2013, 2014)

  • Judge for yearly Altar competitions and Poetry writing for El día de los muertos (The day of the dead) for Spanish majors. (Fall 2013, Fall 2014)

  • Participant in College Assistant Migrant Programs (CAMP) at University of Idaho.; participate in offering academic support services to students and families that qualify for seasonal and farm work background. (Fall 2013, Fall 2014)

  • Challenge Professor Access Forum.; contributed to the recruiting process of prospective Spanish majors and minors among different High Schools students. (Fall 2013)

  • Community Service: (non-academic unrelated to employment):

    • Translated for Alcohol& Other Drugs Initiatives (Vandal Health Education) in University of Idaho (Moscow) the brochure Thinking of quitting nicotine? (Summer 2019)

    • Collaborated with one class session teaching Spanish to Moscow MacDonald School. (Fall 2015)

Modern Languages and Cultures

Physical Address:
332 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Modern Languages & Cultures Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, ID 83844-3174

Phone: 208-885-6179

Fax: 208-885-5221

Email: MLC@uidaho.edu

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