Curriculum Vitae




Guatemala Partnership

Guatemala Delegations 1

Guatemala Delegations 2

Guatemala Delegations 3


Hispanic Literature and Culture Courses

Included below are the intermediate and advanced Hispanic literature and culture courses that I teach at Juniata, as well as an interdisciplinary service learning course (IC 229/230) that I designed and taught for the first time in the spring and summer of 2016 with Ursinus College politics professor Dr. Becky Evans and Guatemalan educator Lic. Jorge Chojolán. For more information on them, click on the course titles to review the most recent syllabus. Most of these courses are offered on a once every four semesters basis. At the bottom of the page, I have included some useful and fun links to web resources on Hispanic cultures.

Spanish 250 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature

Spanish 255/355 - Contemporary Hispanic Short Fiction

Spanish 265/365 - Contemporary Spain

Spanish 275/375 - Art & Activism in Latin America

SP/CA 300 - Myth & Magic Realism

SP/CA 301 - Latin American Testimonio

Spanish 400 - Contemporary Latin American Novel

Spanish 405 - Contemporary Spanish Novel

Spanish 420 - The Generation of 1898

IC 229/230 - Spanish and Service Learning in Guatemala

Web Resources for Hispanic Cultures and Literatures (also see the links on my language page for some excellent on-line cultural resources and those at the bottom of my interests page for Hispanic film sites)

  • LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center) - a comprehensive guide to on-line material and data bases in and about Latin American and Caribbean countries. Links are organized by both country and subject areas.
  • Centro Virtual Cervantes - the official site of Spain's Instituto Cervantes, all in Spanish, which offers a section titled Actos culturales with information on a wide variety of Spanish cultural topics.
  • Museo del Prado - link to one of the world's finest art museums.
  • Festivales culturales españoles - a directory of hundreds of Spanish cultural festivals.


  • Inlibris - with nearly 54,000 links, Inlibris contains perhaps the largest directory of literary resources on the web.
  • Rincón castellano - in addition to sketches of literary history, offers entertaining sections such as Rincón de chistes y Piropos de amor.
  • poesías - a fairly extensive anthology of poetry in Spanish on the web, as well as some useful links.
  • The Modern Word - contains insightful sections on two of my favorite authors, Jorge Luis Borges (The Garden of Forking Paths) and Gabriel García Márquez (Macondo)



  • AUDIOVISUALES.net - links to both Spanish and international radio stations as well as a variety of other media available on-line.
  • Zona Latina - links to a variety of Latin American radio stations and Latin music available over the internet.