Gabriela Falconi Piedra

Gabriela Falconi Piedra

Graduate Teaching Assistant and Ph.D Student, Romance Languages and Literatures

Professional Summary

Gabriela is originally from Ecuador. She holds a Licenciatura in Sociology and Political Sciences from Central University of Ecuador, and an M.A. in Peruvian and Latin American Literature from the National University of San Marcos in Peru. She also did a Diploma in Regional Integration in the Latin American Council of Social Sciences - CLACSO. 
She has previously worked in the public sector of the Andean region: as Specialist Advisor and Consultant to the Goverments of Ecuador and Peru, and International Officer of the Andean Community on issues of culture. In the private sector, she worked in cultural projects, conferences and seminaries, as a university teacher and editor. Her research interests include: Latin American literature, contemporary Andean narrative, Culture Policies, Women and Gender studies and Human Rights.  

Education

M.A. degree in Literature, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Perú, 2015 (Peruvian and Latin American Literature )

Licenciada in Sociology and Political Sciences, Universidad Central del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, 2002

Diploma in Regional Integration, Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO), Argentina, 2016

Positions and Work Experience

2019 - Foreign languages teacher, Basic Spanish Instructor. Department of Romance and Arabic Languages and Literatures, University of Cincinnati, USA

2018 -2017 General Coordinator of the Museum of Memory, Tolerance and Social Inclusion (LUM), Responsible for the general coordination, monitoring, supervision of the technical and operational management of the Museum, which focuses on issues related to human rights, access to justice and promotion of inclusion and tolerance with equity and gender approaches, LUM - Ministry of Culture of Peru,

2018 - Technical Assistance to the General Directorate of Technical-Productive and Superior Technological and Artistic Education, Elaboration of a proposal for a model of superior artistic education in Peru for the specialty of visual arts and music. , Ministry of Education of Peru,

2017 - Consultant to the General Directorate of Technical-Productive and Superior Technological and Artistic Education, Preparation of a study that analyzes artistic policies and the rules related to the operation of artistic professional training. , Ministry of Education of Peru,

2018 -2016 Professor, Undergraduate Professor for Management of the Entertainment Industries, Music Career, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, UPC , Lima, Perú

2017 -2016 Professor, Graduate Professor for Strategic Management of Cultural Initiatives , Antonio Ruiz de Montoya University, Lima, Peru

2017 -2016 Consultant to the General Directorate of Cultural Industries and Arts, Closing phase of the project "Elaboración e implementación de las Cuentas Satélite de Cultura, CSC, en los Países del Área Andina" , Ministry of Culture of Peru,

2016 -2014 Specialist Advisor in Cultural Industries and International Cooperation of the General Directorate of Cultural Industries and Arts, Definition of the strategic guidelines and the action plan of the General Directorate of Cultural Industries and Arts; Coordination with international entities and organizations (UNASUR, Pacific Alliance, Mercosur, Andrés Bello Agreement, SEGIB, among others); Coordination of emblematic activities; Strategic Planning of Budget Programs, Territorial Articulation, etc., Ministry of Culture of Peru,

2014 -2013 Consultant to the General Directorate of Cultural Industries and Arts, Participation of Peru in the Market of Cultural Industries of the South, for the General Directorate of Cultural Industries and Arts , Ministry of Culture of Peru,

2018 - Cultural adviser, Management for the publication of the book Poemas Mentales by Rafael Hastings, Toé publishing, Lima, Peru

2013 -2011 International Officer and Specialized Consultant, Cultural Coordination of the General Secretariat of the Andean Community, where he fulfilled the following functions: Technical Secretary of the Andean Council of Ministers of Culture; Committees on Cultural Industries, Cultural Heritage and Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property; Coordination of the identification of cultural and normative policies for the Andean Region; Representative of Culture of the Andean Community in conferences, forums, meetings, discussion tables at community, regional and international level; Responsible for the Andean Plan for the development of Cultural Industries; Responsible for the plans and activities of cooperation relations with the Spanish Agency for Development Cooperation (AECID) and the French Embassy in Lima; Responsible for the organization of cultural promotion activities and actions of the General Secretariat, General Secretariat of the Andean Community (CAN), Lima, Peru

2011 - Director of Binational Culture Projects, Development of binational programs and activities such as the Ecuador Peru Music Collection, the literary project "Palabra sin fronteras"; the lifting of a socio-cultural agenda in the border area between Ecuador and Peru; the participation of Ecuador in various cultural activities of Peru; the representation of Ecuador and follow-up on international issues and agreements; the promotion of Ecuadorian theatrical, literary, musical, pictorial and photographic shows in Peru; the design and planning of the cultural guide of the Embassy of Ecuador in Peru and the bilateral cultural relations between both countries, Embassy of Ecuador in Peru, Lima, Peru

2010 -2008 Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of Ecuador in Peru , Official representation in cultural areas of Ecuador in Peru; design and planning of the cultural guide of the Embassy of Ecuador in Peru and the bilateral cultural relations between both countries; and the participation of Ecuador in various cultural activities, Embassy of Ecuador in Peru, Lima, Peru

2013 -2008 Member and Editor, Conceptualization and design of the Methodology to implement the "Bibliotecas familiares del Buen Vivir", Coordinator and editor of the children's book "El Tren de Matapalo", Responsible for the children's collection "Colibrí", Co-editor of the publications of the Matapalo Cartonera Publishing House, Matapalo Cartonera Publishing, Ecuador

2008 -2004 Cultural adviser, Member of the organizing committee of the First Festival of Experimental Theater, Lima (2008); Organizer and Academic Coordinator of the International Congress on Cultural Policies and Regional Integration (2007); Coordinator of Ecuadorian participation in the Revision of the traditions of Ricardo Palma (2004 - 2007); Organizer and Academic Coordinator of the Ibero-American Encounter: Defense of Language as Cultural Heritage (2005); Organizer and Executive Secretary of the First Ecuadorian Peruvian Cultural Meeting (2004), Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru

2008 -2006 Writer, Digital articles and content writer of the Sunday Magazine "Panorama", Newspaper Los Andes, Riobamba, Ecuador

Publications

Other Publications

(2013. ) M.A. Thesis: La voz detrás del silencio. Interpelación al discurso oficial del siglo XIX desde Páginas del Ecuador de Marietta de Veintemilla .

Published Books

(2010. ) Pipo, el dragón . Ecuador , Matapalo Cartonera (Author)

Book Chapter

(2011 ) "La luna y el cajón" en El tren de Matapalo Cartonera Short Story .Ecuador, Matapalo Cartonera

(2009 ) Prólogo (Falconí, Gabriela & Yushimito, Carlos) y selección de cuento ecuatoriano Antologías Binacionales de Cuento y Poesía. Ecuador Perú. 1998 – 2008 .Lima, Peru, Editorial Sic - Embajada del Ecuador en Peru

(2016 ) “Las mariposas y el fuego: la mirada de Ricardo Palma sobre cuatro mujeres ecuatorianas” Aula Palma - XIV Encuentro Internacional Re Visión de las Tradiciones .Lima, Peru, Universidad Ricardo Palma

(2008 ) “La ciudad y sus múltiples rostros” Ensayos sobre Carlos Eduardo Zavaleta .Lima, Peru, Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano

(2006 ) “El umbral poético entre la locura y la cordura” Quijoteando. Memorias del Primer Encuentro Internacional: Defensa del Lenguaje como Patrimonio Cultural .Lima, Peru, Universidad Ricardo Palma

(2006 ) “El juego, el azar y el destino. Vínculos entre la novela El Jugador de Fedor Dostoyevski y el cuento Cera de César Vallejo” La prosa de César Vallejo .Lima, Peru, Editorial San Marcos

(2006 ) “El desasosiego por el destino del hombre en Para vivir mañana de Washington Delgado” Tinta Expresa. Revista de Literatura .Lima, Peru, Tinta Expresa Editores

(2017 ) Mediciones Culturales. Resultados del proyecto: Elaboración e implementación de la Cuenta Satélite de Cultura, CSC, en los países del área andina .Lima, Peru, Estación La Cultura S.A.C (Co-Editor)

(2007 ) “La Nación escindida: Redoble por Rancas de Manuel Scorza y las Conclusiones Generales del Informe de la Comisión de la Verdad” Huánuco, Peru, Letras Muertas

(2004 ) “La nación desde la literatura: Manuel González Prada y Juan Montalvo” Tradición .(pp. 85 -98,).Lima, Peru, Universidad Ricardo Palma

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(2013. ) “Políticas Culturales en la Comunidad Andina” .Programa de Formación en Integración Regional de la Secretaría General de la Comunidad Andina, Lima, Peru.

Colloquium

(2014). “Las mariposas y el fuego: la mirada de Ricardo Palma sobre cuatro mujeres ecuatorianas” . XIV International Meeting Re-Vision of the Traditions, Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru. Level:International

(2003). “Pensar la Nación desde la literatura: Juan Montalvo y Manuel González Prada” . Second Colloquium on National Literature and Regional Literatures ‘Antonio Cornejo Polar’, Arequipa, Peru.

(2011). “Gritos de resistencia: Huasipungo de Jorge Icaza y Todas las Sangres de José María Arguedas” . Literatura meeting of the Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru.

(2009). “El cuento ecuatoriano contemporáneo” . Coloquio de Estudiantes de Literatura, Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal, Lima, Peru.

(2005). “El umbral entre la locura y la cordura” . Ibero-American Encounter: Defense of Language as Cultural Heritage, Lima, Peru. Level:International

(2002). “Nuevas formas de desarrollo Local: ¿Sujetos a la participación o participación de sujetos?, El caso específico del Sistema de Gestión Participativa del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito” . Latin American Meeting of Sociology Students, Quito, Ecuador.

Event Organized

Congreso Internacional El Gozo de las letras, en homenaje al escritor Carlos Eduardo Zavaleta

Congreso Internacional El Gozo de las letras, en homenaje al escritor Carlos Eduardo Zavaleta Conference 2008 Caraz, Peru Level:International

Congreso Internacional sobre Políticas Culturales e Integración Regional

Congreso Internacional sobre Políticas Culturales e Integración Regional Conference 2007 Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru

Encuentro Iberoamericano: Defensa del Lenguaje como Patrimonio Cultural

Encuentro Iberoamericano: Defensa del Lenguaje como Patrimonio Cultural Conference 2005 Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru Level:International

Ecuador como País Invitado en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima

Ecuador como País Invitado en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima Other 2010 Lima, Peru

Primer Encuentro Cultural Peruano Ecuatoriano

Primer Encuentro Cultural Peruano Ecuatoriano 2004 Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru

Honors and Awards

2010 Recognition as Cultural Manager. Peruvian Book Chamber Cámara Peruana del Libro

2003 -2004 Second place in the order of credit on 21 students in the M.B.A in Literature National University of San Marcos

Professional Affiliation

2014: Corresponding Member, Ricardo Palma Institute, Peru