Laura   P.  Garza

Lecturer II  

Office: BMAIN 1.510
Phone: (956) 882-8872
Email: laura.garza@utrgv.edu

Dr. Laura P. Garza

Dr. Garza focuses in the literature produced by Latinos in the US, specializing her studies in Border Women.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Latin American Literature and U.S Latino
  • Education

    • PhD, Spanish, The University of Houston, 2012
    • MA, Spanish, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, 2007
    • BS, Mathematics & Spanish, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, 2002
  • Currently Teaching

    MASC 2301 9LE - Intro to Mex Am Studies:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Laura Garza and Ana Pena-Oliva. "México," The Brownsville Herald. Brownsville, Texas: The Brownsville Herald, 2015.

  • Laura Garza and Ana Pena-Oliva. "México_WHERE THE PAST IS PRESENT_ Donde el pasado está presente," Brownsville, Texas: The Brownwsville Herald, September 2015: 16.

  • Laura Garza. "“La concepción de la identidad fronteriza en Jovita González y Adela Sloss de Vento”," Rio Grande Valley series of books of collected articles in Rio Grande Valley history, a publication focusing on Valley history on either or both sides of the Border. Brownsville, Texas: University of Texas at Brownsville (2015).

  • Laura Garza "Charro Days". Handbook of Tejano History. 2014.

  • Laura Garza. "“De la experiencia a la enseñanza: Contrastes estructurales y didácticos en El Sol de Texas y ¡Macho!” ," Recovering the U. S. Hispanic Literary Heritage. Houston, Texas: Arte Público Press VIII, (2011).

  • Laura Garza. "“¡Volver del destierro! Aproximaciones espacio-temporales en la novela La patria perdida de Teodoro Torres”," Recovering the U. S. Hispanic Literary Heritage . .

  • Laura Garza. “Conrado Espinosa” . Handbook of Tejano History. .

  • Laura Garza. “Consuelo Aldape de Vega Hidalgo” . Handbook of Tejano History. .



Selected Presentations


  • Laura Garza. "“¡Volver del destierro! Aproximaciones espacio-temporales en la novela La patria perdida de Teodoro Torres”," 25th Anniversary Conference for the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Heritage, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (2017)

  • Laura Garza. "“Consuelo Aldape de Vega Hidalgo y la cuestión femenina”," Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Heritage Conference, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (2014)

  • Laura Garza. "“Mecanismos de resistencia para la preservación de la cultura en las obras de Cleofas Jaramillo, Nina Otero, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca y Jovita González”," Congreso Binacional de Literatura Tamaulipas-Texas, Texas Southmost College, Brownsville, Texas (2012)

  • Laura Garza. "“Activismo, aspectos y problemas fronterizos: Adela Vento, la frontera y la fundación de LULAC”," Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (2011)

  • Laura Garza. "“Un punto de vista fronterizo: Conceptos tradicionales y modernos en Consuelo Aldape de Vega Hidalgo”," I Congreso Internacional sobre Literatura, Cultura y Religión en el Mundo Hispánico ATRIUM, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas (2009)

  • Laura Garza. "“Contrastes estructurales y didácticos en El sol de Texas y ¡Macho!”," Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (2008)

  • Laura Garza. "“Transgresión y sobrevivencia en Estampas del Valle de Rolando Hinojosa”," III Congreso Binacional de Literatura Tamaulipas-Texas, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas (2004)

Current Courses

MASC 2301 9LE - Intro to Mex Am Studies:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses