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Dr. Victoria M. Bañales
Phone: 831.479.6112
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Office Hours: Spring 2015 Office Hours:
* MON/WED: 12:45-1:45pm, 518B Aptos Campus
* TUES/THURS: 2-3:15pm, A280 Watsonville Center
Location: Main Office Location: 518B, Aptos Campus
Alternate Location: Watsonville Center (see Office Hours listings above)

Business, English and Language Arts

Dr. Victoria M. Bañales
English/ACE Faculty

Victoria Banales

Ph.D., M.A., M.A., B.A.
With Cabrillo College since 2005

Ph.D. in Literature with a Parenthetical Notation in Feminist Studies, 2005, University of California, Santa Cruz;
M.A. in Literature, 1999, University of California, Santa Cruz;
M.A. in World and Comparative Literature, 1997, San Francisco State University;
B.A. in Comparative Literature, 1992, University of California, Santa Barbara

"It is our responsibility, as writers and teachers, to make sure that our texts and our classrooms are not 'safe' spaces from which a reader or student may return unchanged or unthreatened. While a fictional territory...may guarantee million-dollar advances in New York and glowing student evaluations, we have to remember the immortal words of Gerald Vizenor: 'Some upsetting is necessary'. Literary terrorism is preferable to literary tourism." -Louis Owens

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