Ramos, Juana


Lecturer
Foreign Languages

Phone: 718-262-2438
Office Location: AC-3C08E
jramos@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhDc  The Graduate School and University Center - CUNY  Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures   
MPhil  The Graduate School and University Center of The City University of New York (CUNY)  Spanish/Hispanic Literature   
BA  Hunter College - CUNY, New York  Spanish and Psychology   
AA  Hostos Community College- CUNY, Bronx, N.Y.  Liberal Arts   
Juana M. Ramos was born in Santa Ana, El Salvador. She has been living in New York since 1990. She is a writer, poet and educator.From 1999 to 2007 she was an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Foreign Languages at York College. In 2007 she became a full time Lecturer of Spanish at the same institution where she currently teaches. As a poet she has participated and represented her country in different poetry conferences and cultural activities in New York City, México, Spain, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Honduras,Cuba, and Puerto Rico. In June 2010 she published her first poetry book Multiplicada en mí. Her poems have also appeared in the XIII and XIV Anthologies of the International Poetry Conference in Zamora, México; Poetas latinos en Nueva York, México, D.F., and in digital journals/blogs. She is also a co-founder of the literary group "Coordenadas".

Areas of Expertise

Latin American Literature
Central American Lit
Roque Dalton

Books in Field Of Expertise

Ramos, Juana M. Multiplicada en mí. Revised and Extended Edition. Second Edition. New York: Artepoética Press, 2014. .

Ramos, Juana M.. Multiplicada en mí. New York: Artepoética Press, 2010. .

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Juana M. Ramos. ""La construccion de una po(etica): Desterritorializacion, colectivizacion y politizacion en el discurso daltoniano"." Revista Surco Sur. 4 December 2011: 61-65.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Escribir en Nueva York desde la experiencia latinoamericana"." La ventana-Revista de Casa de las Américas (digital). July 2011: .

Juana M. Ramos. ""La pertenencia se encarna en el lenguaje"." La jiribilla-Revista de cultura cubana (digital). July 2011: .

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Juana M. Ramos. ""Rebirth"." Confluencia in the Valley: The First Five Years of Converging with Words. Edited by Marianela Medrano and Juleyka Lantigua-Williams. 1 September 2013: 73.

Juana M. Ramos. ""La espera"." Exegesis: Revista de la Universidad de Puerto Rico en Humacao. 73 August 2013: 52.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Hablando del futuro"." Periodico El Sol de Tijuana: Tijuana Dossier Cultural. August 24th, 2013: 4E.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Que le preparen otra cosa", "Hablando del futuro"." Cuadrivium. 8 May 2013: 181-183.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Renacer", "La colonia", "New York City", "Sueño (Entre hadas)".." Campo de los patos: Revista asturiana de cultura, Poesia Norteamericana (segunda parte). 4 January 2013: 199-202.

Juana M. Ramos. ""El caballo de troya" and "Hembra de ojos negros"." Trazos: Revista literaria y cultural. 2 Fall 2012: 12.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Renacer"." Boletin Virtual Redipe, Red Iberoamericana de Pedagogia. Interview, biography and poems. 817 October 6, 2012: 40-56; 64.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Atardecer", "En la oscuridad","Una palabra", "Renacer".." Festival Latinoamericano de Poesia Ciudad de Nueva York 2012. October, 2012: 169-174.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Caminante"." Vecindad: Periodico cultural local. 3 June 2012: 4.

Juana M. Ramos. ""La espera", "Caminante"." Queensborough Community College Virtual Journal of Ibero-American Writers. I March 2012: .

Juana M. Ramos. ""La colonia", "Un reino magico en Centroamerica", "A la garduna", "Renacer", "Desamparo", "Despedida".." Redipe: Red Iberoamericana de Pedagogia. Boletin Virtual. 808 February 2012: 171-175.

Juana M. Ramos. ""El circo"." Tinta seca. September-October 2011: 24.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Desamparo" and "A la garduna"." Memorias Festival de Nueva Poesia "Poetas en Nueva York". Urpi Editores. September 2011: 52-53.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Renacer" and "Diez de mayo"." Antología:Poesía sin fronteras: poetas latinos en N.Y. México, D.F. Ed. Mónica González Velásquez, MiCielo Ediciones. April 2011: 5-6.

Juana M. Ramos. ""El misterio de su muerte", "Despedida", and "Confesión".." Antología XIV Encuentro Internacional de Poetas. Zamora, Michoacán, México. Ed. Roberto Reséndiz Carmona.. XIV June 2010: 67-68.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Tanto adiós" and "Martes por la mañana".." Antología: XIII Encuentro Internacional de Poetas. Zamora, Michoacán, México. Ed. Roberto Reséndiz Carmona.. XIII June 2009: 63-64.

Juana M. Ramos. ""Multiplicada en mí: Selected Poems"." La jiribilla - Revista de cultura cubana. July 2011: .

Juana M. Ramos. "Renacer." Esquina con Banca (digital). March 2011: .

Juana M. Ramos. ""Diez de mayo", "Una palabra", "En la oscuridad"." Vecindad: Periodico cultural local: Antologia del 8vo. Festival de Nueva Poesia "Poetas en NY".. 5 November 2012: 4.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Poetry Reading: Encuentro crítico de migrantes colombianos en New York " February 22nd, 2014: Centro de solidaridad comunitaria: 147 W 24th St. Between 6th and 7th Av. New York, New York.

" Poetry Reading: Lectura de Nueva Poesia en las Americas " November 5th, 2013: CWE, 25 Broadway 7th floor. New York, NY, 10004.

" II Coloquio Internacional Latinos en la artes y las letras:Recital de Poesia y otras lecturas " October 16th, 2013: Casa de las Americas, Habana, Cuba.

" II Coloquio Internacional Latinos en la artes y las letras: Presentacion de textos de las editoriales Campana, arte Poetica Press y Editorial Oriente: Presenter " October 16th, 2013: Casa de las Americas, Habana, Cuba.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival de Poesia de Occidente-Chalchuapa, El Salvador " August 23rd, 2013: Instituto Nacional de El Refugio, El Salvador.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival de Poesia de Occidente-Chalchuapa, El Salvador " August 22nd, 2013: Museo Regional de Occidente, Santa Ana, El Salvador.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival de Poesia de Occidente-Chalchuapa, El Salvador " August 21st, 2013: Instituto Nacional Albert Camus, San Salvador, El Salvador.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival de Poesia de Occidente-Chalchuapa, El Salvador " August 20th, 2013: Universidad de El Salvador, Santa Ana, El Salvador.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival de Poesia de Occidente-Chalchuapa, El Salvador " August 19th, 2013: Complejo Escolar Catolico Maria Auxiliadora, Chalchuapa, El Salvador.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival de Poesia de Occidente-Chalchuapa, El Salvador " August 18th, 2013: Parque Central de Chalchuapa, El Salvador.

" Poetry Reading: 6ta Maraton Cultural Poetas en NY " July 6th, 2013: Diego Salazar Art Gallery, Long Island City, Queens, NY..

" Poetry Reading: Rizoma Lecturas Series " May 18th, 2013: Instituto Cervantes NY: 211 East 49th Street, New York, N.Y. 10017.

" Poetry Reading: Festival Internacional de Poesia de Puerto Rico " April 19th, 2013: Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo. PR.

" Poetry Reading: Festival Internacional de Poesia de Puerto Rico " April 18th, 2013: Centro Cultural Jose Alegria de Manati. Manati, PR.

" Poetry Reading: Festival Internacional de Poesia de Puerto Rico " April 18th, 2013: Colegio Nuestra Senora del Rosario, Vega Baja, PR.

" Poetry Reading: Festival Internacional de Poesia de Puerto Rico " April 18th, 2013: Caribbean University, Recinto de Vega Baja. Vega Baja, PR.

" Poetry Reading: Festival Internacional de Poesia de Puerto Rico " April 17th, 2013: Caribbean University. Recinto de Ponce. Ponce, PR.

" Poetry Reading: Festival Internacional de Poesia de Puerto Rico " April 15th, 2013: Teatro Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. Recinto Metropolitano.San Juan, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading: Rally por la paz (Cipaz Colombia-NY) " April 9th, 2013: Mision Permanente de Colombia: 140 E. 57th Street, New York, NY.

" Panel Presentation: "Pedimos la palabra: Mujeres en la Guerra Civil de El Salvador". 10 Feria Internacional del Libro de Escritoras Dominicanas " March 17th, 2013: Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los Estados Unidos: 541 West 145th St. New York, NY 10031.

" Poetry Reading: 10 Feria Internacional del Libro de Escritoras Dominicanas " March, 17th, 2013: Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los Estados Unidos:541 West 145th St. New York, NY 10031.

" Literary Journal Presentation and Poetry/Narrative Reading " December 22nd, 2012: Isabella Home: 515 Audubon Av. New York, N.Y..

" Poetry Reading: 8vo. Festival de Nueva Poesia "Poetas en NY" " November 29th, 2012: 8vo. Festival de Nueva Poesia "Poetas en NY": Libreria Calima: 56-15 Roosevelt Ave. Woodside, NY 11377.

" Poetry Reading: First International Poetry Festival "Alta hora de la noche" " October 21st, 2012: First International Poetry Festival "Alta hora de la noche": 1025 Vermont Av. Washington, D.C. 20005.

" Poetry Reading:Latin American Poetry Festival, New York City 2012 " October 19th, 2012: Latin American Poetry Festival, New York City 2012: Consulate of El Salvador in Long Island, NY. 151 Alkier Street, Brentwood, NY, 11717.

" Poetry Reading/Discussion: "Con el verso en la mirada" " August 17th, 2012: 10th Poetry Festival of Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic.

" Poetry Reading/Discussion: "Confluencia entre franjas y estrellas" " August 16th, 2012: 10th Poetry Festival of Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic.

" Poetry Reading " June 23rd, 2012: 5a Maraton cultural poetas en NY: Raices y diversidad. 182 East 111th Street, New York, NY 10028.

" Poetry Reading/Discussion Group: AATSP-CT Conference (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) " April 28th, 2012: Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut.

" Poetry Reading: Confluencia, The Power of Poetry " March 28th, 2012: Palace Danbury, Danbury Connecticut. Naugatuck Valley Community College.

" Poetry Reading " March 24th, 2012: Teatro Priscila Flores, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading " March 23rd, 2012: Amadeus Bistro Bar, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading " March 23rd, 2012: Colegio Beato Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Bayamón, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading: International Poetry Day " March 21st, 2012: Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading: Conversatorio con los poetas de Humacao " March 20th, 2012: Centro Cultural de Humacao, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading " March 20th, 2012: Universidad de Puerto Rico: Recinto de Humacao.

" Poetry Reading:Teatro Universidad Interamericana Recinto Metropolitano, Cupey. 4to Festival Internacional de Poesía en Puerto Rico " March 19th, 2012: Universidad Interamericana, Cupey, Puerto Rico.

" Poetry Reading: IX Encuentro of Ibero-American Writers " March 15th, 2012: Queensborough Community College. Queens, NY.

" Poetry Reading: Voices from Exile " February 27th, 2012: XXXIII International Book Fair Palacio de Mineria, Mexico City..

" Poetry Reading:Latino Poets in N.Y. " February 25th, 2012: XXXIII International Book Fair Palacio de Mineria, Mexico City..

" Presented Paper: Crear en Nueva York: escritura e identidad " October 14th, 2011: First International Colloquium on Hispanic Literature Originally Written in Spanish in New York. Latino Artists Round Table (LART) and The City College of New York (CCNY) Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at The Center for Worker Education (CWE), 25 Broadway, 7th Floor. New York, NY.

" Poetry Reading " October 13th, 2011: II Open Book Fair. Lehman College, Bronx, NY.

" Poetry Reading " October 4th, 2011: The Janey Program in Latin American Studies at The New School for Social Research. New York, NY.

" Poetry Reading: VII Festival de Nueva Poesia "Poetas en Nueva York" " October 1st, 2011: Hispanic/Latino Book Fair of New York. Renaissance Charter School. Jackson Heights, NY.

" Poetry Reading " September 30th, 2011: General Consulate of El Salvador. Brentwood, New York.

" Presented Paper: Escribir en Nueva York desde la experiencia latinoamericana " July 13th, 2011: I Coloquio Internacional: Identidades culturales y presencia latina en los Estados Unidos. Sala Manuel Galich. Casa de las Américas: 3ra. y G, El Vedado. La Habana, Cuba.

" Poetry Reading " June 4th, 2011: Immigrant Movement International: 108-59 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY 11368.

" Poetry Reading " May 27th, 2011: Real Academia de la Lengua. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading " May 27th, 2011: Liceo Español. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading " May 26th, 2011: IVCC. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading " May 26th, 2011: Instituto Jarimer. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Presented Paper: Roque Dalton: Nacionalismo y militancia en la obra daltionana " May 25th, 2011: Embajada de El Salvador. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading " May 25th, 2011: Embajada de El Salvador. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading " May 25th, 2011: Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading: Primer Festival Internacional de Poesía "El turno del disidente" " May 25th, 2011: Biblioteca Nacional Juan Ramón Molina.Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

" Poetry Reading and Book Presentation: Poesía sin fronteras, poetas latinos en N.Y. Antología de Mi Cielo Ediciones. " April 21st, 2011: Immigrant Movement International: 108-59 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY 11368.

" Poetry Reading: International Day of the Working Woman. " March 19th, 2011: Make the Road: 92-10 Roosevelt Avenue, Jackson Heights. New York, 11372..

" Poetry Reading: Segunda lectura de poetas latinoamericanas. Con Juana M. Ramos (El Salvador) y Odette Alonso (Cuba-México). " February 27th, 2011: Auditorio Sotero Prieto. XXXII Feria Internacional del Libro del Palacio de Mineria, 2011. Mexico D.F., Mexico..

" Book Presentation: Multiplicada en mí by Juana M. Ramos. " February 27th, 2011: Salon Manuel Tolsa. XXXII Feria Internacional del Libro del Palacio de Mineria, 2011. Mexico D.F., Mexico..

" Conversatorio: ¿Cómo viven y crean las escritoras latinoamericanas en Nueva York? Con Juana M. Ramos (El Salvador), Yrene Santos (República Dominicana), Mabel Cuesta (Cuba). Modera: Odette Alonso. " February 26th, 2011: GALERÍA DE RECTORES. XXXII Feria Internacional del Libro del Palacio de Mineria-UNAM, 2011. Mexico D.F., Mexico..

" Poetry Reading: Desde España a México, por Colombia y de Vuelta a Nueva York: Aquí estamos los poetas. A poetry reading with Latin American poets who have been reading together in different countries: Spain, México, Colombia, Puerto Rico. " February 20th, 2011: Cornelia Street Cafe. New York, NY..

" Book Presentation: Multiplicada en mi by Juana M. Ramos. Artepoetica Press, 2010. " December 11th, 2010: The Hispanic/Latino Book Fair of Nueva York, 2010.

" Moderator: Panel Visualizing Language by Kessler Ardon and Juan C. Recinos. Introduced by Juana M. Ramos. " December 11th, 2010: The Hispanic/Latino Book Fair of Nueva York, 2010.

" Poetry Reading: Dreaming and Writing the Independent Nation: 200 Years of Latin American Poetry. " November 18th, 2010: The Janey Program in Latin American Studies at The New School for Social Research. New York, NY.

" Presenter and Organizer: First Latino Book Fair at York. " November 13th, 2010: Hispanic Heritage Month. York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Poetry Reading: Latinoamerica en verso. " October 25th, 2010: Hispanic Heritage Month. York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Poetry Reading. " October 3rd, 2010: 4th Dominican Book Fair at Boricua College.

" Poetry Reading. " August 19th, 2010: Gimnasio Moderno. Bogota, Colombia.

" Poetry Reading. " August 18th, 2010: Universidad Central. Bogota, Colombia.

" Poetry Reading. " August 18th, 2010: Universidad Autonoma de Bogota. Bogota, Colombia.

" Conversatorio con los estudiantes de la facultad de letras de la Universidad Autonoma de Bogota. " August 18th, 2010: Universidad Autonoma de Bogota. Bogota, Colombia.

" Poetry Reading. " August 17th, 2010: Biblioteca Servita. Bogota, Colombia.

" Poetry Reading. " August 17th, 2010: Biblioteca El Tunal, Bogota. Colombia.

" Poetry Reading: XXIII Feria del Libro de Bogota. " August 16th, 2010: Salon Madre Josefa del Castillo. Pabellon 11. recinto de Corferias. Bogota, Colombia.

" Poetry Reading: XXIII Feria del Libro de Bogota. " August 15th, 2010: Salon Madre Josefa del Castillo. Pabellon 11. recinto de Corferias. Bogota, Colombia.

" Poetry Reading: Tercera Maratón Cultural: Celebración a la diversidad. Poetas en Nueva York. " July 25th, 2010: "La nacional" - Centro Cultural Español, New York.

" Radio Interview: Xtacy Radio, Toluca, Edo. de México. Radio Program: Vidario. Interviewer: Jorge Manuel Herrera. " June 11th, 2010: Transmission (via Internet to México and other Latin American countries) from Centro Cultural of Zamora, Michoacán, México.

" Book Presentation: Multiplicada en mí by Juana Ramos. " June 12th, 2010: Centro Regional de las Artes de Michoacán. Zamora, Michoacán, México.

" Poetry Reading " June 11th, 2010: Escuela elemental Gabino Barreda. Zamora, Michoacán, México..

" XIV International Poetry Conference of Zamora. Poetry Reading. " June 10-13, 2010: Centro Regional de las Artes de Michoacán. Zamora, Michoacán, México.

" Editor and Presenter: Inquietudes Hispanas/Latino Concerns Journal. " May 14th, 2010: York College.

" Noche Jainera: Encuentro Internacional de Poesía. " May 7th, 2010: Casa de la Cultura. Ayuntamiento de Haina, Dominican Republic.

" TV Interview. "Cita Cultural" ("Gala cultural" segment). Canal 4 de TV. Interviewers Yanela Hernández and Alejandro Arvelo. " May 7th, 2010: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

" XIII International Book Fair of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Poetry Reading. " April 21 - May 9, 2010: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

" Poster Presentation: Spanish Faculty and student collaboration poster for the School of Arts and Sciences Exhibition. " Fall 2009: York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Collaborator and organizing committee: First Bronx Open Book Fair. " November 6-8, 2009: Bronx, New York.

" First Bronx Open Book Fair: Muestra de poesía Latinoamericana: Poetry Reading. " November 6-8, 2009: Bronx, New York.

" III Salón Iberoamericano de Huelva, Spain. Poetry Reading. " October 9-17, 2009: Huelva, Spain.

" Poetry Reading in Colegio Jacona " June 12th, 2009: Jacona, Michoacán, México.

" International Poetry Conference of Zamora. Poetry Reading " June 12-14, 2009: Centro Regional de Michoacán, México.

" Las aventuras de un caracol: a play " May 9th, 2009: York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Poetry Reading in Translation: Poems by Yrene Santos " November 20th, 2008: International Student's Awad Ceremony. York College.

" Entre la prosa y el verso: Poetry and Narrative Reading " November 3rd, 2008: York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Presenter and Editor: Inquietudes Hispanas/Latino Concerns Journal Presentation. Ceremonia de Iniciación Capítulo Iota Iota de Sigma Delta Pi. " May 15th, 2008: York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Editor of De cuento en cuento: nuestras historias. Compilation of short stories written by the students of Span 106 class, spring semester 2008: Final Project. " May 2008: York College, Jamaica, NY.

" Poetry and Narrative Reading by Writers of the Spanish Discipline " October 23rd, 2007: York College, Jamaica, NY.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Multiple Year Honoree in Who’s Who Among American Teachers (8th, 9th, and 10th Editions: 2005-06.

National Latin Examination Certificate (2nd place) Hunter College: 2002.

Grants-In-Aid

PSC-CUNY Research Award, We Can Tell Our Own Stories: The Civil War in El Salvador (1980-1992) (A book of Testimonies in Spanish). 2011-2012: $5778.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Translator: Book Party and Book Presentation. Editorial Campana and Campanita Books announce the official debut of their seven new titles. Authors: Margarita Drago, Paquita Suárez-Coalla, Sonia Rivera-Valdés, Nereo López Mesa, Annette Pérez, Mario Picayo. King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. New York University: October 4th, 2007.

Moderator: What’s happening in 2007 with Latinos in the Media. Hispanic Heritage Month, York College: November 19th, 2007.

Moderator: Books presentation My Brain won’t flow away and Caribbean journey from A toY.Hispanic Heritage Month, York College: November 28th, 2007.

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Ramos, Juana
 

Ramos, Juana
Lecturer
Foreign Languages