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Milvet Alonso

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Milvet Alonso holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the University of California, Riverside, an M.A. in Hispanic Literature from Western Michigan University, and a BA in Modern Languages from the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico. She has taught at various universities in the US and Mexico. Her main field of research focuses primarily on Mexican culture and literature. She has published articles related to this field such as:  “Identidades Fluctuantes: Performance, Rituales de Origen Indígena y Conmemoración de la Independencia en el Mes de Septiembre en Querétaro, México” (Hispanófila 172, December 2014);Historia, política y performance a partir de Yo fui Plutarco Elías Calles” (Forthcoming in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, June 2015), and  “Reloading the Mexican Revolution: Affects and the Historical Present in México Negro and México Acribillado by Francisco Martín Moreno(Forthcoming in an edited collection). She is currently working on an article where she analyzes an educational program that intends to promote multiculturalism in Mexico through history, video and indigenous identities. She is a faculty member in the Romance Languages Department at the University of Georgia where she teaches advanced language courses, and literature and culture in the Spanish program.

 

 

Courses

Course List: 

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SPAN 3201S - Intermed Spanish in Context      

THIS COURSE TAUGHT AT MILLS CAMPUS

This course continues students' development of proficiency in Spanish by expanding vocabulary and grammar. All four skills are integrated, with special attention to speaking and listening. Target language functions include past and future narration, extensive description, and comparisons, all on topics of current and personal interest. Cultural knowledge that will build a deeper understanding of how Spanish-speaking peoples communicate will be integrated into the course content. After successfully completing this course, students should find themselves well prepared for advanced coursework in Spanish language, literature, and linguistics. This course meets two hours a day. (1 unit)

Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th ed. Text: ISBN 978-0-07-338530-3 (McGraw-Hill); Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th ed. Workbook / Lab Manual: ISBN 978-0-07-735022-2 (McGraw-Hill).

Summer 2011

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SPAN 3203 - Inter Writing & Composition      

Intermediate Writing and Composition

In this class, students improve their written expression in Spanish by studying models of good writing in Spanish and producing a variety of text types; the course also serves as an introduction to academic writing. The language functions covered include past and future narration, extensive descriptions, comparisons, expressing opinions, and hypotheses. Students will expand on previous knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and integrate other content areas into their work. (1 unit)

Summer 2015 Language Schools

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SPAN 3203S - Inter Writing & Composition      

THIS COURSE TAUGHT AT MILLS CAMPUS

In this class, students improve their written expression in Spanish by studying models of good writing in Spanish and producing a variety of text types; the course also serves as an introduction to academic writing. The language functions covered include past and future narration, extensive descriptions, comparisons, expressing opinions, and hypotheses. Students will expand on previous knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and integrate other content areas into their work. (1 unit)

Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th ed. Text: ISBN 978-0-07-338530-3 (McGraw-Hill); Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th ed. Workbook / Lab Manual: ISBN 978-0-07-735022-2 (McGraw-Hill).

Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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SPAN 3204 - Inter Culture & Civilization      

Intermediate Culture and Civilization

Students expand on existing knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world to arrive at a deeper understanding of the concepts of cultural identity and nation. Topics include traditions, customs, and artistic manifestations of culture from Spain and Latin America, as well as a basic outline of the history of these regions. Materials include extensive readings (literary and journalistic texts) and audiovisual sources (film). Class activities include in-class discussion, interviews with native speakers, and compositions. (1 unit)

Required texts for Level 2: Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th edition (McGraw-Hill, 2011).

Summer 2015 Language Schools

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SPAN 3204S - Inter Culture & Civilization      

THIS COURSE TAUGHT AT MILLS CAMPUS

Students expand on existing knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world to arrive at a deeper understanding of the concepts of cultural identity and nation. Topics include traditions, customs, and artistic manifestations of culture from Spain and Latin America, as well as a basic outline of the history of these regions. Materials include extensive readings (literary and journalistic texts) and audiovisual sources (film). Class activities include in-class discussion, interviews with native speakers, and compositions. (1 unit)

Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th ed. Text: ISBN 978-0-07-338530-3 (McGraw-Hill); Foerster, Lambright, & Alonso-Pino, Punto y Aparte, 4th ed. Workbook / Lab Manual: ISBN 978-0-07-735022-2 (McGraw-Hill).

Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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The Spanish School

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Audrey LaRock, Coordinator
6-week Program

P: 802.443.5539
larock@middlebury.edu