Haley Osborn

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Address: JC Long 140
Phone: 843.953.7783
E-mail: osbornhl@cofc.edu
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Haley Osborn earned her doctorate in Spanish at The University of Tennessee with a focus in Latin American and Caribbean studies. Her primary research interest is Adaptation Studies and the evolution of sociocultural discourses within Latin American and Caribbean literatures, cinema, and drama. She has published work on these topics in Celluloid Chains: Slavery in the Americas Through Film, (Rudyard J. Alcocer, Kristen Block, and Dawn Duke, Editors / University of Tennessee Press, Publisher) and also in Gabriel García Márquez in Retrospect: A Collection (Gene H. Bell-Villada, Editor / Lexington Books, Publisher). Haley has taught a variety of Spanish language and culture courses at Loyola University of Chicago, the University of Tennessee, University of Florida, and College of Central Florida.


Education

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Ph.D., Spanish
Loyola University , Chicago, IL
M.A., Spanish
Hanover College, Hanover, IN
B.A., Spanish

Research Interests

Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Adaptation Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Literatures and Cinema, Diaspora and Immigration Studies

Honors and Awards

  • MFLL Graduate Teaching Award, The Modern Foreign Language and Literatures Department, The University of Tennessee. February 2018.
  • Modern Language Association Convention Travel Grant. 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.
  • Fourth-year Graduate Teaching Associate Award for, The Modern Foreign Language and Literatures Department, The University of Tennessee. October 2017.
  • Hispanic Studies Ambassador Award for active promotion and improvement of the Hispanic Studies program, The Modern Foreign Language and Literatures Department, The University of Tennessee. October 2017.
  • J. Wallace and Katie Dean Fund for high academic performance, the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School at The University of Tennessee. June 2017.
  • College of Arts and Sciences Chancellor’s Fellowship for Outstanding Academic and Professional Merit. The Modern Foreign Language and Literatures Graduate Committee and Department Head, The University of Tennessee. May 2017.
  • Elected to the MLA Delegate Assembly as a representative of Region 5 (South). MLA’s Elections Committee, Modern Language Association. December 2017.
  • Nominated for the Shipley-Swann Graduate Fellowship. The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, The University of Tennessee. March 2017.
  • Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Grant for Doctoral Research. The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, The University of Tennessee.  December 2016.
  • Certificate of Excellence for work as founding Editor-in-Chief of Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, & Culture. The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, The University of Tennessee. August 2015- April 2016.
  • Nominated for the Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence. The Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, The University of Tennessee. January 2016.
  • College of Arts and Sciences Chancellor’s Fellowship for Outstanding Academic and Professional Merit. The Modern Foreign Language and Literatures Graduate Committee and Department Head, The University of Tennessee. May 2014.
  • Auxiliares de Conversación Teaching Grant. Ministerio de educación, Consejería de Educación y Ciencia de la Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, Villarrobledo, Spain. June 2010.

Publications

  • Osborn, Haley L. “Inheriting Chains: Lighting Effects in Humberto Solas’s Cecilia,” in Celluloid Chains: Slavery Through Film. Eds. Rudyard J. Alcocer, Kristin Block, and Dawn Duke. The University of Tennessee Press: 2018. 40-57.
  • Osborn, Haley L. “Big-Screen Adaptations of Two Gabriel García Márquez Novels: A Reappraisal,” Co-authored with Rudyard Alcocer. In Gabriel García Márquez in Retrospect: A Collection. Ed. Gene Bell-Villada. Lexington Books: 2016. 213-229.