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Personal profile

Biography

I was born in Mexico City, where I lived until 2004. I moved to Australia in 2004 to do my undegraduate degree. I did a PhD in Creative Writing at Monash University.

 

Research interests

My research focuses on Cultural Literacy. This is a new, interdisciplinary field that sees cultures as texts that can be read in a variety of ways. I use literary texts (mostly in translation), as “keys” to understand how different cultures work. My other research interests include Global Studies, Translation, World Literature and Comparative Literature, and Latin American Literature, in particular metafiction and the works of Jorge Luis Borges.

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Research Output 2010 2019

Destabilisation and cultural literacy

Garcia Ochoa, G. C. & McDonald, S. J., 2019, In : Intercultural Education. 30, 4, p. 351-367 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Homeland

Garcia Ochoa, G., 2019, In : Australian Book Review. 412, June-July 2019, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

Adapting Open-space Learning Techniques to Teach Cultural Literacy

Garcia Ochoa, G. C., McDonald, S. J. & Monk, N., 2018, In : Open Cultural Studies. 2018, 2 (1), p. 510–519 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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The mystery of borges' night 602

Ochoa, G. G., 2018, In : Comparative Literature Studies. 55, 3, p. 618-633 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Positive Aspects of Bewilderment: Literature in the Global Context

Garcia Ochoa, G. C., 24 Jul 2018, In : global-e. 11, 38, 3 p.

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Open Access

Activities 2015 2016

  • 1 Peer review responsibility
  • 1 Thesis Examination
  • 1 Continuing Professional Development - development/presentation of external courses

Department of Immigration and Citizenship (ACT) (External organisation)

Gabriel Garcia Ochoa (Contributor)
2016

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsContinuing Professional Development - development/presentation of external courses

A Field of Dreams: PhD Thesis

Gabriel Garcia Ochoa (Examiner)
16 Dec 201617 Jan 2017

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

Colloquy: Text Theory Critique (Journal)

Gabriel Garcia Ochoa (Peer reviewer)
2015

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility