Cecilia Márquez

Corcoran Department of History Nau Hall-South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Education

    Ph.D. University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History, (in progress)
    Dissertation: "The Strange Career of Juan Crow: Latino/as and the Making of the U.S. South, 1940-2000"
    Examination Fields: United State History, 1607-Present (Major Field); Race in the Twentieth Century U.S. (Special Field); Transnational Gender History (Minor Field)
    M.A. American History, University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History, 2013
    B.A. Swarthmore College , Black Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies, 2011

Publications

    Review of Sonia Lee, "Building a Latino Civil Rights Movement, Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in New York City," The Journal of American Ethnic History. (Forthcoming)
    Review of Robert Stanley Oden, "From Blacks to Brown and Beyond: The Struggle for Progressive Politics in Oakland, California, 1966-2011," The Journal of African American History, Volume 99. Winter-Spring.
    “Brian D. Behnken, The Struggle in Black and Brown: African American and Mexican American Relations during the Civil Rights Era,” (review), Essays in History (Summer 2012)
    “United Farm Workers Alliance and SNCC: Latinos Organizing in the American South.” Stayed on Freedom: Reflections on SNCC at 50 (February 2011)

Fellowships

    Fellow, ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship. (2015-2016)
    Predoctoral Fellow, African American History, German Historical Institute. Washington D.C. (September 2014-February 2014)
    Fellow, Institute of Humanities and Global Cultures, Buckner W. Clay Foundation for the Humanities. University of Virginia. Charlottesville, Virginia. (2014-2015)
    Predoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Latino Studies Predoctoral Fellowship. Washington D.C. (January 2014-September 2014)
    Fellow, Praxis Program in the Digital Humanities, Scholars Lab at the University of Virginia (2012-2013)
    Fellow, Public Humanities Fellowship in South Atlantic Studies, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (2011- 2012)
    Fellow, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (Spring 2009-Spring 2011)
    Intern, Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts (Summer 2010)

Awards and Honors

    George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society (2014)
    Raven Scholarship, The Raven Honor Society at the University of Virginia (April 2012)
    Community Building Award from the Intercultural Center, Swarthmore College (Spring 2011)

Grants

    Short-Term Research Grant, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia (2014)
    Samuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grant, Organization of American Historians (2014)
    Modern Languages Association Travel Grant, Modern Languages Association (January 2014)
    Annette K. Baxter Travel Grant, American Studies Association (October 2014)
    Graduate Student Enhancement Grant, Summer Social Research Council (2012-2013)
    Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Summer Research Award, Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Virginia (Summer 2012)

Presentations

    "Becoming Pedro: Racial Play at South of the Border, 1951-1961." American Studies Association. Toronto, Canada. (October 2015)
    Co-Chair, “Latinos and the Making of the U.S. South: Luis Zapata and the Mississippi Freedom Movement.” Southern Labor Studies Association. Washington (March 2015) D.C.
    Panel Organizer “La Huelga en Dixie: The United Farm Workers and the Missisippi Freedom Labor Union.” Organization of American Historians. Atlanta, Georgia. (April 2014)
      “Black/Not-Black: Mexican-Americans, Race and Performance in the Making of the U.S. South.” Latina/o Studies Conference. Chicago, Illinois. (July 2014)
      Roundtable, “The Praxis Network: Rethinking Humanities Education, Together and in Public.” Modern Languages Association (January 2013)
      “Chicanos in SNCC: Black and Latino Alliances during the Civil Rights Movement.” Southern Labor Studies Association (upcoming, March 2013)
      “Black, White, and Tan: The Expulsion of Mexicans from SNCC and the Formation of a Black Third World Left.” The Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies (upcoming, March 2013)
      Panel Organizer, "Black/Not-Black: Mexicans, Performance, and the Making of the American South." American Studies Association. Washington D.C. (November 2013)
      “Chicanos in SNCC: Black and Latino Alliances during the Civil Rights Movement.” Southern Historical Association (November 2012)
      “Black, White, and Tan: The Expulsion of Mexicans from SNCC and the Formation of a Black Third World Left.” Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. (June 2012)

    Teaching Experience

    Primary Instructor

      “Women in the Civil Rights Movement.” January Term Course. Cross-listed African American Studies and American Studies (January 2014)

    Teaching Assistant with Sections

      Introduction to American Studies. (Fall 2013)
      Introduction to African-American and African History II. (Spring 2013)
      Introduction to African-American and African History I. (Fall 2012)

    Invited Presentations

    Lectures

      Colloquium Pressenter, "More Like Us: Latina/os and the Making of the American South." Smithsonian National Museum of American History Colloquium Series (November 2014)
      Guest Lecturer, “Women in the Civil Rights Movement.” Gender and Sexuality in the U.S., 1865-Present, Professor Corrine Field (April 2014)
      Guest Lecturer, “Chicano History.” History 448: America in the 1960s, Professor Rachel Moran. (February 2014)
      Presenter, “Southern Transformations: Latina/os in the Post-World War II South.” Smithsonian National Museum of American History Colloquium. (February 2014)
      Guest Lecturer, “Minstrelsy in the Age of Miley Cyrus.” Introduction American Studies, Professor Grace Hale and Matthew Hedstrom (October 2013)
      Guest Lecturer, “The Long Civil Rights Movement and the Southern Origins of Black Power.” U.S. History 1865-Present, Professor Leif Fredrickson (July 2013)

    Panel Participation

      Panelist, “Future of Graduate Studies.” Co-sponsored by the Scholars Lab and the UVA English Department (February 2014)
      Moderator, “Reparations in Historical Frame.” Carter G. Woodson’s Symposium, Does Reparations Have a Future? (March, 2013)
      Invited Panelist, “From Main Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Street” (February, 2013)

    Symposia Coordinator

      Organizer, “Historicizing the Present.” The University of Virginia Graduate History Conference. (February 2013)

    Service

      Participant, Mentoring Institute, University of Virginia (2011- 2013)
      Blog Contributor, Scholars Lab at University of Virginia Blog on Digital Humanities (2012-2013)
      Invited Presenter, Graduate Student Diversity Retreat (August 2012)
      Manuscript Reviewer, Essays in History at the University Virginia (2011- 2012)
      New Media Editor, Essays in History at the University of Virginia (2011-2012)
      Founder/Organizer, African American History Reading Group (2011- 2012)
      Organizer, “Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women in SNCC Panel”, Swarthmore College (March 2011)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    Organization of American Historians
    Southern Historical Association
    Southern Labor Studies Association

Languages

    Spanish: University of Virginia Language Mastery Examination Passed October, 2012