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Rina Garcia Chua, LPT, MALL-Lit
 

Born in Manila, Philippines

Lives and studies in the Unceded Territories of the Syilx/Okanagan People's territory of Turtle Island

rina.chua@ubc.ca

EDUCATION

 

2022             University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada

                      PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies

                      (Tentative defence date is Winter Term 2, 2022)

 

2014             De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines

                      Master of Arts in Language and Literature, Major in Literature

 

2007             University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

                      Bachelor of Secondary Education – Major in English

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Post-secondary

 

2021                Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of British Columbia Okanagan

                         Courses: ENGL 153, ENGL 150, ARTH, CULT 101, CULT 100

 

2016                Instructor, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts and Letters

                         Courses: Young Adult Lit, Comparative Mythology, World Lit, Philippine Lit, European Lit, Humanities 

 

2014                Instructor, Far Eastern University

                        Courses: Philippine Lit, World Lit

 

High school and Primary

 

2021                Facilitator, XSpace Learning Centre (Burnaby, BC)

                        Courses: Humanities, ELL, Econ, Canadian Culture and Literature, Pre-English, History, Provincial Exam                               Prep Courses

 

2019                Instructor, Okanagan College Summer Camp (Camp OC)

 

2014                Instructor, Korean International School Philippines

 

2013                Instructor, Mahatma Gandhi International School – Manila

 

2010                English Teacher, Elizabeth Seton School – Main, Manila, Philippines

 

2007                Practicum Trainee, University of Santo Tomas Education High School

 

2007                Off-Campus Practicum Trainee, Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Vocational High School, Manila, Philippines

 

SERVICE

 

2022                Poetry Editor, The Goose: Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada

 

2022                Diversity Co-Officer, Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)

 

2022                Committee Member (Conference), Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)

 

2022                Committee Member, Anti-Racist and Equity Working Group, Association for Literature, Environment, and                             Culture in Canada (ALECC)

 

2021                Co-Editor, e-Race-sures issue 19.1, The Goose: Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada

 

2021                Stream Coordinator, Migrant Ecocriticism Stream, Emergence/y: Association for the Study of Literature                               and the Environment (ASLE) 2021 Biennial Conference

 

2021                Graduate Student Committee Member, University of British Columbia Student Union Okanagan (UBCSUO)

 

2021                Volunteer, Settlement Mentor, Kelowna Community Resources

 

2020                Volunteer, Central Okanagan Food Policy, Good Food Box

 

2020                Doctoral Graduate Student Representative, College of Graduate Studies, University of British Columbia                                  Okanagan

 

2020                Volunteer, alumni UBC, University of British Columbia Okanagan

 

2019                Volunteer, Community Service Learning Program, University of British Columbia Okanagan

 

2019                Student Leadership Committee, alumni UBC, University of British Columbia Okanagan

 

 

RESEARCH AND UNIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT

 

2021                Graduate Academic Assistant, Centre for Scholarly Communication, University of British Columbia                                        Okanagan

 

2021                Graduate Research Assistant, Public Humanities Hub – Okanagan

 

2019                Graduate Research Assistant, Punk Pedagogy Project, University of British Columbia Okanagan

 

2019                CELPIP Invigilator, University of British Columbia Okanagan

 

2018                Graduate Community Facilitator, University of British Columbia Okanagan