Mary Jane Kelley

Associate Professor of Spanish

Department of Modern Languages

Ohio University


CURRICULUM VITAE

 
Department of Modern Languages
84 S. May Ave.
Gordy Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Ohio University
740-707-6895
Athens, OH 45701
kelley@ohio.edu
740-593-2765

EDUCATION
  

Ph.D.  1984  University of Wisconsin-Madison


Medieval Spanish Literature


Dissertation: "The Narrative Structure of the Libro de Alixandre"



M.A.  1979  University of Wisconsin-Madison



B.A. 1977  St. Lawrence University, Canton, N.Y.


TEACHING, ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE, AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    Ohio University, Athens, OH
Associate Professor, fall 1995-present
Director, Second-year Spanish, 2004-present
Director, Summer Institute for High School Humanities Teachers, Ping Institute for the Teaching of the
Humanities: “The History of Art in Spain” (Madrid and Bilbao, Spain, 2007). 

Chair, Department of Modern Languages, 1997-2000
Assistant Professor, fall 1991-1995
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Assistant Professor, fall 1986-1991
Director, Summer Language Institute, Barcelona, Spain, Summer 1998 and 1991
    Centre College, Danville, KY
Assistant Professor, fall 1984-1986
    Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
Visiting Lecturer, fall 1983
    Educational Testing Service Faculty Consultant, June 1992, 93, 96, 97, 99, 01, 02
          (Reader for Advanced Placement Spanish exams)


    La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Cultures, published by the Modern
Language Association’s Division on Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.  Review submissions for publication since 1997.


    Foreign Language Annals: Official Journal of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
(ACTFL).  Review submissions for publication since 2011.


PUBLICATIONS

  
"Blindness as Physical and Moral Disorder in the Works of Gonzalo de Berceo." Hispanic Review
73.2 (2005). 

"Ascendant Eloquence: Language and Sanctity in the Works of Gonzalo de Berceo."  Speculum 79
(2004): 66-87.

“La palabra como tema en las obras de Gonzalo de Berceo.”  Actas del XIII congreso de la asociación internacional de
          hispanistas.  Madrid: Castalia, 1998: 148-52.


"Berceo's Abadesa preñada and the Virgin Mary in Light of Recent Approaches to the Body, Gender,
Corbacho." Journal of Hispanic Research 4 (1995-96): 25-37.

With R. Aust and W. Roby, "The Use of Hyper-Reference and Conventional Dictionaries." 
Educational Technology Research and Development 41.4 (1993): 1-11.

"Spinning Virgin Yarns: Narrative, Miracles, and Salvation in Gonzalo de Berceo's Milagros
de Nuestra Señora." Hispania 74.4 (1991): 814-23.

"Virgins Misconceived: Poetic Voice in the Mozarabic Kharjas." La corónica 19.2 (1990-91): 1-23.

"The Dramatic Disappearance of the Narrator in the Libro de buen amor." Revista de estudios
 hispánicos 24.3 (1990): 1-12.

"Mixed Messages in the Libro de Apolonio." Journal of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 2.1 
(1990): 1-11.

"Simultaneity in the Libro de Alixandre's Battle Scenes." Romance Notes 26.3 (1986): 1-6.

"Another Example of Figura in the Libro de Alixandre." Journal of Hispanic Philology 9.2 
(1985): 147-51.


  PAPERS 

“Video in the Culture-based Language Classroom: Theory and Practice." Ohio University CALL
Conference, April 9, 2010.


"Language Placement: A Case Study." AATSP, Albuquerque, July 11, 2009.


"Dreams and Visions of the inner Eye in Gonzalo de Berceo."  International Congress on Medieval
Studies, Kalamazoo, May 6, 2004.


“Berceo’s Abadesa preñada and the Virgin Mary in Light of Recent Approaches to the Body, Gender,
and Power in Medieval Literature." International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May, 2003.


“Human and Saintly Vision in Gonzalo de Berceo.”  International Congress on Medieval Studies,
Kalamazoo, May, 2002.


“Human Capacity as a Pathway to the Divine in the Works of Gonzalo de Berceo.”  Carolina 
Conference on Romance Literatures, Chapel Hill, March 22, 2002.

“La palabra como tema en las obras de Gonzalo de Berceo” Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas,
Madrid, July, 1998.

"Disorder and Disability in the works of Gonzalo de Berceo” International Congress on Medieval 
Studies, Kalamazoo, May, 1998.

“The Myth of the Feminine Voice in the Corbacho.”  International Congress on Medieval Studies, 
Kalamazoo, May, 1994.


“The Pilgrimage of Authorship in Gonzalo de Berceo’s El duelo de la virgen.”  Modern Language
 Association Convention, New York, December, 1992.

“Narrative Power in Alfonso Martínez de Toledo’s Arcipreste de Talavera o Corbacho.”  
Modern Language Association Convention, Chicago, December, 1990.

“The Question of Voice in the Early Female Lyric.”  Mid America Medieval Association, 
Wichita, March, 1990.


"“Gonzalo de Berceo’s Manipulative Narrator: The Case of the Milagros de Nuestra Señora.”  
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May, 1989.

“Fathers and Daughters in the Libro de Apolonio: Incest and Its Echoes.”  Modern Language
Association Convention, New Orleans, December, 1988.


“The Implied Audience in the Poema de Fernán González.”  Southeastern Medieval Association,
Boone, North Carolina, September, 1987.


Narrative Voices in the Libro de buen amor.”  Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Language
and Literature, Boulder, October, 1986.


INVITED TALKS
 

"Troubadour Poetry." The Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities Summer Institute on Eleanor
of Aquitaine, Athens, Ohio, July 8, 2009.

"La corónica International Book Award: Julian Weiss, The Mester de Clerecía" A Panel Discussion.
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 8, 2009.

"Computer Activities, the Four Skills and the Culture-Based Language Class," Ohio University CALL
Conference, Athens, Ohio, May 1, 2009.

"Teaching Grammatical Accuracy in Second-Language Composition." Wiley Faculty Network
Online Guest Lecture, April 23 and 30, 2009.

"Video in the Culture-based Language Class: Theory and Practice." Wiley Faculty Network Workshop,
San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 13, 2009.

“Medieval Moralizing Falls Short: The 13th-Century Spanish Libro de Apolonio.”  University 
of Kansas Medieval Society, Lawrence, KS, September, 1987.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 

Designed on-line curriculum for high school Spanish 3 for Middlebury Interactive Languages using the
          Middlebury Course Composer, an interactive learning content delivery system. July 2011-June 2012.

On-line “Animated Grammar Tutorials” (in production). 28 scripts for short animated videos that teach
fundamental grammatical concepts in Spanish.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  To appear in 2012 online in WileyPLUS.

Video Activities and online Quizzes for ¡Vívelo! Beginning Spanish.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.  

Más allá de las palabras: Intermediate Spanish.  2nd Ed.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010.
With Olga Gallego Smith, Concepción B. Godev, and Rosalba Esparragoza Scott.

Más allá de las palabras: Intermediate Spanish. Activities Manual. 2nd Ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010. 
With Olga Gallego Smith, Concepción B. Godev, and Rosalba Esparragoza Scott.

Video Program to Accompany Más allá de las palabras.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2010. 



BOOK REVIEWS 

The Heterotextual Body of the "Mora morilla", Louise O. Vasvari and Mysterious Realms: Functions of 
Imagery in Traditional Spanish Lyric and Balladry, Elizabeth Boretz. Speculum 76 (2001).
Shards of Love: Exile and the Origins of the Lyric, María Rosa Menocal. La corónica 25.1 (1996).  

El lenguaje erótico medieval a través del Arcipreste de Hita, Vicente Reynal. Revista de 
estudios hispánicos 24 (1990).

Historia de la linda Melosina, ed. Ivy A. Corfis. Hispania 71 (1988).

Un ojo en el muro, eds. Enrique La Madrid and Mario del Valle. Hispanic Journal 8.2 (1987).



  TEACHING/RESEARCH FIELDS 

Intermediate Spanish Language
Medieval Spanish Literature
Golden Age Spanish Literature
Spanish Composition
The History of Art in Spain


 FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AWARDS

2009-2010, Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Advising Award
Fall 2007-present, Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities Faculty Fellow, Ohio University
Summer, 2007, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation ($6000) (Materials acquisition for participants in Ping Summer       
      Institute for High School Humanities Teachers, Madrid, Spain.)

Summer, 1993, Ohio University New Faculty Research Grant
Summer, 1987 & 1989, University of Kansas General Research Fund Grants
Summer, 1985, Centre College Faculty Development Grant
1982-83, Knapp Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin


 OFFICES HELD 

Chair: Modern Language Association Division on Spanish Medieval Language and Literature,
                   1997
Secretary: Modern Language Association Division on Spanish Medieval Language and Literature,
                   1996.
Chair: Midwest Modern Language Association, Medieval Studies Division, 1993.
Secretary: Midwest Modern Language Association, Medieval Studies Division, 1992.


 MEMBERSHIPS 

Medieval Academy of America
Ibero-Medieval Association of North America
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Ohio Foreign Language Association
Ohio Valley Foreign Language Alliance