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Louise Detwiler - Professor of Spanish

Dr. Louise Detwiler - Tulum, Mexico 2016

(Tulum, Mexico, 2016)

Education:

Ph.D., Hispanic literature, Indiana U Bloomington (1999)

M.A., Hispanic literature, Miami U of Ohio (1991)

B.A., Spanish, Dickinson College (1987)

Previous Positions:

Assistant Professor Spanish, Butler U (1999-2004)

Associate Instructor, Indiana U (1995-1999)

Visiting Instructor, Miami U (1991-1994)

Areas of Specialization:

20th-Century Latin American literature

Latin American Testimonio literature

SU Courses (2004-2018):

SPAN 201:  Intermediate Spanish

SPAN 202:  Spanish in Review

SPAN 300:  Introduction to Spanish Translation

SPAN 300:  Art through Literature in the Hispanic World

SPAN 300:  Latinos in the US

SPAN 300:  Spanish for the Professions

SPAN 309:  Summer Program in Spain (2005, 2007)

SPAN 310:  Oral and Written Communication

SPAN 312:  Conversation

SPAN 315:  Spanish Civilization and Culture

SPAN 316:  Latin American Civilization and Culture

SPAN 335:  Survey of Spanish Literature

SPAN 336:  Survey of Latin American Literature

SPAN 400:  Advanced Spanish Grammar

SPAN 403:  Hispanic Culture through Literature

SPAN 496:  Independent Studies in Spanish

SPAN 498:  Internships

HONR 311:  Latin American Literature:  Lost in Translation?

Selected SU Service:

Administrative Allocation Structure Management Workgroup: 2018

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Faculty Advisor: 2017

Department Internship Coordinator: 2014 - present

ACE Internationalization Lab - Education Abroad Committee: 2016

Chair, Modern Languages & Intercultural Studies: 2007 - 2014

International Education Committee: 2014 - 2016

New Student Reader Program Discussion Leader: 2006, 2007, 2016

Fulton Student Grants Committee: 2012 - 2013

Foreign Language Requirement Workgroup: 2011

English Language Institute Workgroup:  2009

Cultural Diversity Committee:  Co-chair 2009 - 2010

Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society Advisor:  2007 - present

Honors Program Committee:  2007 - 2009

Assistant Director, Malaga, Spain Program:  2005 - 2008

Multi-Ethnic Concerns Committee:  2007 - 2009

Learning with Technology Committee:  2006 - 2008

International Programs Committee:  2005 - 2007

Dean's Advisory Council:  2004 - 2006

Honors Convocation Committee:  2004 - 2006

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