Lecturer in Language (Spanish)
Ph.D. Columbia, Lecturer in Spanish since 1994. Previously taught at Barnard College. Her teaching specialties are Spanish language at all levels, Latin American cultures, and Caribbean literature.
Some of her publications are: “Mon ami Reinaldo”, in Liliane Hason’s Un Cubain libre (2007);“La complicidad del lenguaje” en La nada cotidiana de Zoe Valdés in Revista Hispánica Moderna (1996):“Las novelas gaseiformes de Enrique Labrador Ruiz” in Revista Iberoamericana (1994); Co-editor of Reinaldo Arenas: fantasías, alucinaciones y realidad (1990) and Reinaldo Arenas: narrativa de transgresión (1986).
She teaches Intermediate Composition with a focus on the Hispanic Caribbean, and her course in Advanced Expression and Style has become a dynamic writing workshop with an identity of its own. She is the Vice President of the Cuban Cultural Center of New York, a non-profit organization committed to promoting Cuban culture. Her principal objectives as a language instructor are to develop her students language skills to the fullest, and at the same time help them become independent thinkers. She also strives to promote cultural awareness.
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