Amy   Becker-Chambless

Lecturer III  

Office: ELABS 211
Phone: (956) 665-8784
Email: amy.beckerchambless@utrgv.edu

Dr. Amy Becker-Chambless

Amy Becker-Chambless is an expert in multicultural literature, modern literature and film.





Selected Publications


  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Persephone: First Date" "Shall We Dance". McAllen TX: Boundless: Anthology for the Valley International Poetry Festival , no. 2017 April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Conception Dreams 1- 3," Boundless 2016: Rio Grande Poetry Festival. April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2016.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. Harry Potter and the Power of STEAM . March 2015.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Harmonica" "Empty Bed". August 2014.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Harry Potter and the Students of UTPA". February 2014.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "The Poem's the Thing: Film Adaptations by Students". February 2011.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Cynthia Ozick," Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature. Greenwood Press, 2005: 2000.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Zora Neale Hurston's Seraph of the Suwanee: Appropriation of the White Middle Class Woman?". April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2003.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Mississippi Malsala" Introduction: Texas Tech English Department Movie Night. March 2003.

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Tootsie" Texas Tech English Department Movie Night. December 2002.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Amy Becker-Chambles. The Peter Rollins/Michael Schoenecke Travel Grant, The National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Conference Association, (2003)



Selected Presentations


  • Amy Becker-Chambles, David Carren, Carlton Nelson, "Comics and Characters ," Omnicon X, A-Kon, McAllen TX (August 2017)

  • Amy Becker-Chambles, David Carron, and Carlton Nelson. "Crafting Interesting Characters ," Omnicon X, A-Kon, McAllen, TX (August 2017)

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Zora Neale Hurston’s Seraph of the Suwanee: Appropriation of the White Middle Class Woman?," Culture Association National Conference, Popular Culture Association/American, New Orleans, LA (April 2003)

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Mississippi Masala introduction," English Department Movie Night, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas (March 2003)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Gender Roles in Brian K., Vaughn's Saga ," Edinburg Texas USA (2018)

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. "Open Microphone ," Edinburg Texas USA (2018)

  • Amy Becker-Chambles. ""Activist Poetry"," Cine el Rey Theater, McAllen Texas (2018)

Current Courses

ENGL 1305 03 - Writing Cultural Studies:
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ENGL 2341 05 - Intro to Literature:
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ENGL 1305 90L - Writing Cultural Studies:
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ENGL 1305 06 - Writing Cultural Studies:
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ENGL 1305 13 - Writing Cultural Studies:
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ENGL 1305 91L - Writing Cultural Studies:
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