M. Soledad Caballero

Title: Associate Professor
Department: English
Fields of Interest: British Romanticism, travel, writing, Interdisciplinary and Post-colonialism
Degrees: B.A., Appalachian State University; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Tufts University

Contact Info

Email: msoledad.caballero@allegheny.edu
Phone: (814) 332-4329

Office Info

Office Location: Odd Fellows 215
Office Hours: Fall 2017
On sabbatical

Books

  •  Graham, Maria Dundas. Journal of a Voyage to Brazil (1824) by Maria Dundas Graham. Editors M Soledad Caballero and Jenna Hayward, editors. Parlor Press, Travel Writing Series, Senior Editor Professor Jeanne Moskal, forthcoming 2009-2010.

Essays

  • Caballero, M. Soledad. “Clashing Tastes: European Femininity and Race in Maria Graham’s Journal of a Voyage to Brazil, in Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing, editors Miguel A. Cabanas, Jeanne, Dubino, Veronica Salles-Reese, and Gary Totten, Routledge, Summer 2015.
  • Caballero,  M. Soledad and Jenna Hayward. “An Occasional Trait of Scottish Shrewdness: Narrating Nationalism in Frances Calderon de la Barca’s Life in Mexico.” Romanticism and the Anglo-Hispanic Imaginary, Editor Joselyn Almeida, forthcoming Ropodi Press, Fall/Winter 2009.
  • Caballero, M. Soledad. “For the Honour of Our Country: “Maria Dundas Graham and the Romance of Benign Domination.” Studies in Travel Writing. Volume 9, No. 2, 2005.
  • Caballero, M. Soledad. “Gothic Routes: Travel Writing and Anthropology in Frances Calderon de la Barca’s Life in Mexico.” The Gothic Other. Editors Ruth Anolik and Douglas L. Howard, McFarland & Company Publishers, Jefferson, NC 2004.

Poetry Publications

  • “You Have to Leave Me Twice,” The Generals of South America,” and “Poems: A Morning Routine,” Memorious, Summer 2016.
  • “Alien Magic,” The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 26, 2015.
  • “Marriage,” The Pittsburgh Poetry Review, November 2015.
  • “Confessions,” The Mississippi Review, Finalist, Prize issue, June 2014.
  • “Losing Spanish,” Missouri Review in “Poem of the Week” feature, March 10, 2014.

 Selected Conference Papers and Readings

    • “‘Some Powerful Rankling Passion’: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Emotion Regulation Strategies in Joanna Baillie’s Passions Plays” at the MLA, co-presented with Aimee Knupsky, Austin, Texas, January 2016.
    • “‘Some Powerful Rankling Passion’: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Emotion Regulation Strategies in Joanna Baillie’s Passions Plays,” at Why the Humanities: Answers from the Cognitive and Neurosciences, co-presented with Aimee Knupsky, Kent, Ohio, Summer 2015.
    • “Teaching Cognitive Humanities: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Passion and Affect,” at The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, co-presented with Aimee Knupsky, Quebec City, Canada, Fall 2014.
    • “Questions of Passing: Race and Reproduction in The L Word,” at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, New Orleans, (Spring 2009)
    • “Denaturalizing Gender: Anna Jameson’s Rambles in the Canadian ‘Bush,'” at Nineteenth Century Studies Association, (Spring 2009)
    • “Genders of Travel” Panel Chair for Travel Writing Discussion Group at Modern Language Association, San Francisco, (Winter 2008)
    • “With a Little Help from Her Friends” at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, San Francisco, (Spring 2008)
    • “An Occasional Trait of Scottish Shrewdness: Narrating Nationalism in Frances Calderon de la Barca’s Life in Mexico” at Nineteenth Century Studies Association, (Spring 2008)
    • “There’s Only Room for None: Vampires and Song Demons in Sunnydale” at Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association, Boston, MA, (Spring 2007)
    • “The savage slave becomes…sublime object”: Race and Ethnicity in Maria Graham’s Journal of a Voyage to Brazil” co-presented with Professor Jenna Hayward at Nineteenth Century Studies Conference on Race and Ethnicity in the 19th century, Susquehanna University, PA, (Spring 2007)
    • “To Choose or Be Chosen: BtVS and the Question of the Self-Made Witch” ASC2: The Slavage Conference on the Whedonverses, Gordon College, GA, Summer 2006.
    • “Travel, Gender, and Empire.” Panel Chair at NEMLA, Pittsburgh, PA, Spring 2004.
    • “Two Tales to Tell: Maria Dundas Graham and Captain Basil Hall’s “travels” with San Martin, ” at International Society for Travel Writing, Milwaukee, WI, Fall 2004.
    • “Telling Tales: ‘History’ in Maria Dundas Graham and Captain Basil Hall’s Travel Journals, ” at North American Association for the Study of Romanticism, Boulder, CO, Fall 2004.
    • “Traveling Women, Women Travel Writers,” guest speaker at The Twentieth Center Club, Pittsburgh, PA, Winter 2004.
    • Caballero, M Soledad. “Latina is an English Word,” Pembroke Magazine, special issue, Hispanic/Latino/a, guest editor Liliana Wendorff, Volume 40, May 2008.