Joke Mondada, Ph.D.

Education Background

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, May 2000 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge,
  • Dissertation: Narrative Structure and Characters in the Nanzi Stories of Curaçao.
  • M.A. with honors. Romance Languages: Spanish, May 1994, University of New Orleans,
  • Thesis: A Linguistic Study of Dutch Influences on the Papiamentu Lexicon
  • University of New Orleans, BA. (Magna cum laude), Spanish, May 1990

Teaching experience

  • Associate Professor of Spanish, University of New Orleans, 2009-present
  • Assistant Professor of Spanish. University of New Orleans, 2001-2009
  • Instructor of Spanish, University of New Orleans 2000-2001
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Spanish, University of New Orleans 1993-1994

Research Interest

· Sociolinguistics
Romance Linguistics: Spanish, French
Spanish Language maintenance and shift
· Discourse analysis: Narrative (Spanish, Papiamentu, Portuguese)
· Creole Languages: Papiamentu
· Dutch and Germanic linguistics and culture

Publications

Spanish Textbooks

  • Nosotros: A Contextualized Introduction to Spanish. IV. Elaine S. Brooks, Dulce Menes and Joke Mondada. Great River Technologies, Dubuque, IA. ISBN: 9781615491865. Digital format, 2011.
  • Nosotros: A Contextualized Introduction to Spanish. III. Elaine S. Brooks, Dulce Menes and Joke Mondada. Great River Technologies, Dubuque, IA. ISBN: 9781615490813. Digital format, 2010.
  • Nosotros: A Contextualized Introduction to Spanish. II. Elaine S. Brooks, Dulce Menes and Joke Mondada. Great River Technologies, Dubuque, IA. ISBN: 9781615490172. Digital format, 2009.
  • Nosotros: A Contextualized Introduction to Spanish. I. Elaine S. Brooks, Dulce Menes and Joke Mondada. Great River Technologies, Dubuque, IA. ISBN: 9780757555596. Digital format, 2009.

Book chapters

  • Who sees whom : The Importance of Focalization in Caribbean and Brazilian Trickster Stories. International Conference on Caribbean Studies. Selected Proceedings. Ed. Héctor R. Romero. Edinburg: U of Texas Pan American Press. 2007. 214-221.
  • Characteristics of pre-peak, peak and post-peak events in Nanzi stories of Curaçao. Romance Studies Today: In Honor of Beatriz Varela. Eds.Elaine S. Brooks, Eliza Miruna Ghil, and S. George Wolf. Edited in five Languages. Newark: Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs, 2004. 93-106.

Journal articles

  • Characters in the narrative 'Kompa Nanzi i Cha Tiger': a Hallidayan perspective. Southwest Journal of Linguistics,. 20 Nr. 2 (2001): 121-141

Book review

  • Dan Munteanu, El Papiamento, lengua criolla hispánica, Language, 74, Nr. 4 (1998): 876.

Conferences

  • Intergenerational Spanish language loyalty among Hondurans in the New Orleans area. (Co-author Juan Gabaldon Vielma). LASSO XLII Conference . TCNJ/WCUPA New Brunswick, NJ, 9/7/2013.
  • Social factors that influence Spanish Maintenance and Shift among Hondurans in Metropolitan New Orleans. (Co-author Juan Gabaldon Vielma). 24th Conference on Spanish in the United States and 9th Conference on Spanish in Contact with Other Languages. UTPA, McAllen, TX, 3/8/2013
  • Perspectives on Identity Development and Language Maintenance and Shift among Honduran-Hispanics in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. LASSO XLI Conference, Fort Wayne, Idiana, 10/11-13, 2012.
  • Mini Playera: Re-Entry Crónica: Susana Chávez-Silverman's expression of emotions in her hybrid English-Spanish language. XXVIII Biennial Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2/17/2012.
  • "The expression of feelings in Susana Chávez-Silverman's Mini Barrio Norte Crónica." LASSO XL conference, The University of Texas at Brownsville, South Padre Island, TX, 9/30/2011.
  • "The Creation of Humor through Code-Switching and Free Indirect Discourse in Lydia Vega's Narrative "Pollito chicken." LASSO XXXIX Conference, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 10/8/2010.
  • "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao": Yunot Diaz's Presentation of Characters in the Orientation of his Novel. LASSO XXXVIII Conference, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 9/26/2009.
  • "The power of Spanglish in Susana Chávez-Silverman's Killer Crónicas". LASSO XXXVII Conference. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 10/18/2008.
  • ''No Face: The Interrelationship of Characters in Junot Díaz's Narrative." LASSO XXXVI Conference, University of Colorado, Denver, 9/21/2007.
  • ''Who sees whom? The Importance of Focalization in Caribbean and Brazilian Trickster Stories.' International Conference on Caribbean Studies, the University of Texas-Pan American, South Padre Island, 11/4/2006.
  • ''Rosario Salas' Story 'Te Perdiste' : A Discourse Analysis.' LASSO XXXV Conference, Texas A & M International University, Laredo, TX, 10/1/2006.
  • ''Characters in Caribbean and Brazilian Trickster Stories Seen through the Eyes of the Focalizer.'' XVII International Symposium on Spanish, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX 4/26-29/2006
  • ''Macro-propositions and Macro-structures as Discourse Units in Spider Stories from Curacao and Brazil.'' Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages and Literatures, LSU, Baton Rouge, February 2006.
  • ''The role of the Narrator-Focalizer in Spider Stories from Brazil and Nigeria.'' LASSO XXXIV Conference, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 10/9/2005.
  • "New Orleans: where English and Spanish meet." XVI International Symposium

on Spanish, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX 4/15/2005

  • "Discourse Markers and Episodes in Spider Stories from Curaçao and Brazil."

Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 4/21/2005.

  • "Punisher Fanfiction: The Vigilante as Hero." Co-author: Abigail Konopasky, Assistant Professor of English at the University of New Orleans, PCAS/ACAS (Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South) Conference, New Orleans, 9/23/2004.

Lectures presented (international)

  • "La presence des Cajuns en Louisiana". Lecture presented to faculty and students at Universidad USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 6/3/2009
  • "Los hispanos y el spanglish en los Estados Unidos". Lecture presented to faculty and students at Universidad USP, São Paulo, Brazil, 6/3/2009
  • "Le francais Cajun en Louisiane". Lecture presented to faculty and students at Universidad USP, São Paulo, Brazil, 6/10/2008