Eleana Velasco

Eleana Velasco

Eleana Velasco

Adjunct Faculty

Spanish

Eleana Velasco received her Master's Degree in Spanish and Multicultural Education from George Mason University in 2017. Her research showcases the career of Mexican director Arturo Ripstein and scriptwriter Paz Alicia Garciadiego. She also worked on an ethnography about the rise of Ecuadorian cinema, sponsored by GMU's Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research, which she presented in 2013 at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies' annual conference. She has taught SPAN 110, 115, 210, and 101 DL as both teaching assistant and adjunct faculty at the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. She also served as Academic Director for the Study Abroad Program to Ecuador (Global Education Office) for Winter 2020. Besides teaching, she works as copyeditor and translator for The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology.

Courses Taught

SPAN 110

SPAN 115

SPAN 210

SPAN 101-DL

Education

Master's Degree in Spanish and Multicultural Education from George Mason University in 2017.

Recent Presentations

"Melodrama neobarroco: El cine de Arturo Ripstein y Paz Alicia Garciadiego". Reshaping Hispanic Cultures: Instituto Cervantes Symposium for New Research 2019 at Harvard University.