Pablo Martínez Diente
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., English Philology, Universidad de Valladolid; M.A., Foreign Languages, West Virginia University; Ph. D., Vanderbilt University.
My academic interests include poetry and global modernisms, fin-de-siècle aesthetics, cinema, and cultural palimpsests in the works of Rubén Darío, T.S. Eliot, Pere Gimferrer and Luis Antonio de Villena. My writings have appeared, among others, in the Afro-Hispanic Review, Editorial Academia del Hispanismo, Magazine Modernista, and Working Papers (Graduate Romanic Association, University of Pennsylvania). An E. Inman Fox Romance Language Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009-2010), The Tinker Foundation, and Vanderbilt’s Center for the Americas–Center for Latin American and Iberian Studies awardee, I also served as the Graduate Council Student Humanities Representative in the 2009 Graduate Education Task Force at Vanderbilt.
As an instructor of language, culture and literature, I have taught all levels of Spanish since 2001, at WVU, Vanderbilt, Notre Dame and, during the 2004-2005 academic year, as an AIESEC member (Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) in the Gdańsk area (Poland).
ROSP 27500, APPROACHES TO HISPANIC CULTURES THROUGH WRITING
“Cultura y civilización de España”
This content-driven course is intended for students who want to further broaden their knowledge of the Spanish language and culture, as well as improve both their understanding of Spain and their communication skills in the Spanish language. Development of advanced structures is achieved through intensive practice in speaking and writing. Each course focuses on a different aspect of Spanish culture.
104 Decio Hall