Mario S. Portugal Ramirez studied sociology (BA) in Bolivia. He worked along different indigenous people and civil society organizations such as neighborhood organizations.
He is co autor of the book “Ciudadanías rurales: nuevas herramientas de participación y control social”.
Currently, is preparing a book about a research of Isoseño people and their health system.
Courses offered in the past four years.
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SPAN0102 - Beginning Spanish II
Beginning Spanish II
This course is a continuation of SPAN 0101. (SPAN 0101) WTR
SPAN0103 - Beginning Spanish III
Beginning Spanish III
This course is a continuation of SPAN 0102. Intensive reading, writing, and oral activities will advance students' proficiency in Spanish in an academic setting. (SPAN 0102) 5 hrs. lect./disc.
SPAN0105 - Accelerated Basic Spanish
Accelerated Basic Spanish
This accelerated course is designed to reinforce, in one semester, the basic linguistic structures that students need in order to reach the intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish. Strong emphasis will be given to reading and composition. SPAN 0105 is designed specifically for students with 2-3 years of high school Spanish, but who have not yet achieved intermediate proficiency. (Placement test required) 5 hrs. lect./disc.
SPAN0300 - Intro to Hispanic Literature
An Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Literature
This course in literature and advanced language is designed to introduce students to literary analysis and critical writing. The work will be based on the reading of a number of works in prose, drama, and poetry. Frequent short, critical essays will complement readings and provide students with practice in writing. (SPAN 0220 or placement) 3 hrs. lect./disc. AAL LIT LNG