Faculty Profile

Teresa Marrero

Title
Professor
Department
Spanish
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of California, Irvine, 1992.
Major: Spanish
Dissertation Title: Self-Representation in Chicana and Latino/a Theater and Performance Art
MA, University of California, Irvine, 1986.
Major: Spanish
Dissertation Title: Teatro cubano posrevolucionario
BA, California State University, Long Beach, 1984.
Major: Spanish and Comparative Literature

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5420.001, U.S. Latinx Hispanic Theater, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5430.001, Latin American Adaptations of Classical Drama, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5410.001, Contemporary Latin American Theater, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5430.001, Latin American Adaptations of Classical Drama, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2021 SPOT
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 2040.013, Intermediate Spanish, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5420.001, U.S. Latinx Hispanic Theater, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2018 SPOT
SPAN 3060.004, Advanced Spanish Composition and Oral Practice, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2017 SPOT
SPAN 3060.004, Advanced Spanish Composition and Oral Practice, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5950.001, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2016 SPOT
SPAN 4900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2016
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
SPAN 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2016
THEA 4500.001, Theatre Topics, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2015 Syllabus
SPAN 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2015 Syllabus
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2014 Syllabus
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2014 Syllabus
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2014
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SPAN 5950.004, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SPAN 3180.001, Latin American Culture Through Film, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SPAN 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2013
SPAN 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2013
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic Culture in the United States, Spring 2013 Syllabus
SPAN 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2013 Syllabus
SPAN 4980.001, Experimental Course, Fall 2012 Syllabus
SPAN 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2012 Syllabus
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2012
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2011
THEA 4500.002, Theatre Topics, Fall 2011 Syllabus
SPAN 4385.001, Hispanic / Latino Narrative, Film, Music and Theater in the U.S., Spring 2011 Syllabus
SPAN 3110.004, Introduction to Hispanic Literature, Spring 2011
SPAN 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2011 Syllabus
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2010 Syllabus
SPAN 5200.002, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2010
SPAN 5900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
SPAN 4380.001, Latin American and Spanish Film for Advanced Oral and Written Practice, Spring 2010 Syllabus
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2010 Syllabus
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2009 Syllabus
SPAN 5380.001, The Spanish American Novel, Fall 2009
SPAN 2900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
SPAN 4380.001, Latin American and Spanish Film for Advanced Oral and Written Practice, Spring 2009
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2009
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2008
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2008
SPAN 4980.003, Experimental Course, Spring 2008
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Spring 2008
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2008
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2007
SPAN 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2007
SPAN 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
SPAN 4980.002, Experimental Course, Spring 2007
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2007
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2006
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2006
SPAN 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
SPAN 4980.002, Experimental Course, Spring 2006
SPAN 5900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2006
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2006
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2005
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2005
SPAN 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2005
SPAN 4900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
SPAN 3160.001, Latin American Culture and Civilization, Spring 2005
SPAN 4900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2005
SPAN 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2005
SPAN 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2005
SPAN 4370.001, Survey of Spanish American Literature, Spring 2005
SPAN 3030.001, Readings in Spanish American Short Story, Fall 2004
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2004
SPAN 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2004
SPAN 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2004
SPAN 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Marrero, M. T. (2021). Seeking Common Ground: Latinx and Latin American Theatre and Performance.. 252. London: London: Methuen Drama, Bloomsbury Publishing Co..
Marrero, T. (2019). "La Familia". Teatro Latino. Nuevas Obras de los Estados Unidos. 233-275. La Casita Grande Press, imprint of Black Rose Writing. https://www.latinorebels.com/2017/08/22/la-casita-grande-editores-is-calling-for-latino-and-caribbean-literature-submissions/
Marrero, ., (2019). ENCUENTRO: Latinx Performance for the New American Theatre. 392. Evanston, Illinois: Noerthwestern University Press. http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/content/encuentro
Marrero, M. T. (2009). Entre la Argentina y Cuba: Cuentos nómadas de viajes y tango.
Marrero, M. T. (2002). Performing Latina Women , special issue of Ollantay Theater Magazine.
Marrero, M. T. (2000). Out of the Fringe: Contemporary Latina/o Theater & Performance.
Marrero, M. T. (1995). "A Speck of Hope in the Caribbean Horizon.".
Marrero, M. T. (1995). "Miembros Fantasmas/Ghost Limbs.".
Marrero, M. T. (1994). "Miembros Fantasmas/Ghost Limbs." Michigan Quarterly Review 33.3 Special issue ".
Marrero, M. T. (1994). "The Mbele.".
Book Chapter
Marrero, M. T. (2013). Marrero, Teresa. "Under the Radar: Latin@/Hispanic Theater in North Texas." Theater and Performance in Small Nations, edited by Steve Blandford. Bristol, UK and Chicago, US: Intellect Books, 2013: 141- 166. Printed book pages: 22. Words: 9643..
Marrero, M. T. (2009). "Afro-Cuban Danced Religious Practices as Everyday Art." Teresa Marrero, sole author Relgion as Art: Guadalupe, Orishas and Sufi Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2009: 189-202.
Marrero, M. T. (1997). "Historical and Literary Santería: Unveiling Gender and Identity in U.S. Cuban Literature.".
Encyclopedia Article
Marrero, M. T. (2013). " Theater in Texas." Encyclopedia of Latino Culture. Edited by Chuck Tatum. pp 1262- 1266.Words: 2735 NOTE publisher error: stated academic affiliation written as North Texas State, rather than University of North Texas.
Journal Article
Marrero, M. (2019). "Latinx Sci-Fi Theater: Speculating Possible Futures". 49(1), 48-51. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University School of Drama, Duke University Press. https://theatermagazine.org/
Marrero, T. (2019). "Where Earth Meets the Sky: Decolonizing Latinxfuturistic Theater". (54), 11-16. San Diego, California: University of California, San Diego. http://www.theatreforum.org/
Marrero, T. (2017). “Bienes comunes, innovador concepto de recursos teatrales: The Latinx Theatre Commons.”. VI(25), . Whittier, California and Buenos Aires: Whittier College and Buenos Aires. http://www.argus-a.com.ar/publicacion/1269-bienes-comunes-innovador-concepto-de-recursos-teatrales-the-latinx-theatre-commons.html.
Marrero, T. (2017). Latinx Theatre Commons: A Commons-based Approach Movement. 27(1), . Hanover, Pennsylvania: The Johns Hopkins University Press. https://jhuptheatre.org/theatre-topics/online-content/issue/volume-27-number-1-march-2017/latinx-theatre-commons-commons
Marrero, T. (2014). Latina/o theater Commons National Convening: Historic Event for Latina/o Theater in the United States. GESTOS. 29(57), 149-151. Irvine, California: University of California, irvine. gestos@uci.edu
Marrero, M. T. (2013). "Historical Writing and Ethnocentrism in Western Thinking: The Case of Early Contact in the Americas". The International Journal of Civic, Political and Community Studies. Volume 10, Issue 4. 2013. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing, LL.C. Words 5758.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). "Historical Writing and Ethnocentrism in Western Thinking: The Early Case of the Americas." In The International Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 19, Issue 4: 89-98. Words: 5758.
Marrero, T. (2013). Border Memories: Theatrical Space & Intentional Liminality. 3(13), . Pomona, California: Argus-A. http://www.argus-a.com.ar/ensayos-essays/621:border-memories.html.
Marrero, T. (2013). “Historical Writing and Ethnocentrism in Western Thinking: The Early Case of the Americas.”. The International Journal of the Humanities. 19(4), . http://thehumanities.com/publications/journal/about-the-journa
Marrero, M. T. (2012). Outside the Bones by Lyn Di Lorio. Camino Real 4.6 (2012): 146-148. Edited by Jose Pablo Villalobos..
Marrero, M. T. (2007). "Teatro, Talleres y Performance en Buenos Aires: Reflexiones, Invierno 2007.".
Marrero, M. T. (2006). "XXI Festival Internacional de Teatro Hispano.".
Marrero, M. T. (2005). "Nilo Cruz." The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos & Latinas in te United States.
Marrero, M. T. (2005). "Nilo Cruz: dramaturgo poeta.".
Marrero, M. T. (2005). "Performing Arts and Theater." The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos & Latinas in the United States.
Marrero, M. T. (2004). "Theater as Wild Weed.".
Marrero, M. T. (2003). "Eso Sí Pasa Aquí: Indigenous Women Performing Revolutions in Mayan Chiapas." Holy Terrors: Performance and Women in Latin America.
Marrero, M. T. (2003). "Out of the Fringe: Desire and Homosexuality in the 1990s Latino Theater," Velvet Barrios, Popular Culture & Chicana/o Sexualities.
Marrero, M. T. (2003). "Scripting Sexual Tourism: STUFF, Prostitution and Cuba's Special Period.".
Marrero, M. T. (2002). "From El Teatro Campesino to the Gay 1990's: Transformations and Fragments in the Evolution of Chicano/a to Latina/o Theater and Performance Art," The State of Latino Theater in the United States: Hybridity, Transculturation, and Identity.
Marrero, M. T. (2001). "Exito para el XVI Festival Internacional de Teatro Hispano.".
Marrero, M. T. (2000). "Latina Playwrights, Directors and Entrepreneurs: An Historical Perspective." Latinas on Stage, eds..
Marrero, M. T. (2000). "Out of the Fringe? Out of the Closet: Latina/o Performance in the '90s,".
Marrero, M. T. (1999). "Brazo gitano: Cuban Women, Social Memory and Identity through Afro-Cuban Ritual,".
Marrero, M. T. (1999). "In a State of Memory: Notes from a María Irene Fornés Workshop." Conducting a Life: a Tribute to María Irene Fornés.
Marrero, M. T. (1999). "Out of the Fringe: Desire and Homosexuality in the '90s Latino Theatre,".
Marrero, M. T. (1998). "El Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional: Publicidad, Presencia y Autonomía Indígena.".
Marrero, M. T. (1998). "La Construcción Visual de la Nueva Revolución Mexicana: El Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional.".
Marrero, M. T. (1997). "El Cuarto Festival Internacional de Teatro Dallas.".
Marrero, M. T. (1996). "Crónicas de un encuentro con el zapatismo.".
Marrero, M. T. (1996). "Mexican Rebels Seek Democracy.".
Marrero, M. T. (1996). "Nunca más un México sin nosotros: El Congreso Nacional Indígena y El Ejército Zapatista.".
Marrero, M. T. (1996). "The Insertion of Latina Theater Entrepreneurs, Playwrights, and Directors into the Historical Record.".
Marrero, M. T. (1993). "Real Women Have Curves: Fat as a Cultural & Feminist Issue.".
Marrero, M. T. (1991). ---"Chicano/Latino Self-Representation in Theater and Performance Art: a Current View.".
Marrero, M. T. (1990). ---"The 1989 Hispanic Playwrights Project at South Coast Repertory Theater: the Issues, the Plays, the Contest.".
Marrero, M. T. (1984). "Análisis de Playa de Chile V, de Raúl Zurita.".
Magazine/Trade Publication
Marrero, M. T. (2014). "The World is a Stage." English and Spanish Reviews of Teatro Dallas' Four Day International Theater Festival. Word count: 3632.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). http://www.theaterjones.com
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. May 21, 2013. Interview. Q&A: Octavio Solis. Words: 1853. Interview.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. May 24, 2013. La Mica | Teatro Dallas. In English and Spanish. Words: 1504..
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. May 27, 2013. In the Heights | Artes de la Rosa | Rose Marine Theater. Words: 1395. Performance Review.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. May 27, 2013. Se Llama Cristina | Kitchen Dog Theater | McKinney Avenue Contemporary (MAC) . Words: 1040. Performance Review.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. October 22, 2013. On Current Latino/a Theater in Dallas. October 22, 2013. Words: 3070. Feature Article.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. October 24, 2013. Santos: A Wandering Soul | Teatro Dallas. Performance Review. Words 1707..
Marrero, M. T. (2013). 1. September 19, 2013. Romeo and Juliet | Artes de la Rosa | Rose Marine Theater, Words: 808. Performance Review.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). June 17, 2013. Interview with Abigail Vega of Teatro Luna. Luna Ticking . Words: 1856. Interview.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). June 4, 2013. The Dreamers: A Bloodline | Cara Mia Theatre Company. Dreaming in Color. Words: 1850. Performance Review.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). May 26, 2013. Interview. Q&A: David Lozano, director of Cara Mia Theater Company. Words: 2980. Interview.
Marrero, M. T. (2013). November 13, 2013. La muerte y la doncella/ Death and the Maiden. Cambalache Teatro en Español. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Performance Review. Words: 2,850.
Performance Profile and Interview with Playwright
Marrero, M. T. (2021). Quemar las naves, el viaje de Emma, profile and interview with playwright Rocío Carrillo. Chaper en a book, Seekling Common Ground: Latinx and Latin American Theatre and Peroformance. London: Methuen Drama, Bloomsbury Publishing Co..
Popular Press Article
Marrero, M. T. (2010). http://www.xuemagazine.com/2010/09/tango-brujo/ "Tango brujo" 956 words.
Marrero, M. T. (1997). "María Irene Fornés and Her Critics by Assunta Bartolomucci Kent.".
Marrero, M. T. (1991). "Tramoya # 22, Beatriz J. Rizk, ed., and Calle, escenario y escuela by Judith A. Weiss.".
Marrero, M. T. (1990). "Latins Anonymous at the University of California Chicano Literary Awards Ceremony.".
Scholarly Note
Marrero, M. T. (1990). "Oppression, Tradition and Transgression in Some Women Colombian Novelists".
Marrero, M. T. (1990). "The Language of the Body in the Textuality of Women".
Marrero, M. T. (1988). "Perestroika and the Third World".

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Champlin, S. (Supporting), Frith, J. (Supporting), Hlavacik, M. J. (Principal), Jensen, K. (Supporting), Lakes, R. (Supporting), Larke-Walsh, G. M. (Supporting), Marrero, M. T. (Supporting), Nogay, D. L. (Supporting), Vickery, J. R. (Supporting), "Research Colloquium in Communication-Allied Disciplines," Sponsored by Office of Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $12000 Funded. (September 1, 2016May 15, 2017).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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