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RamirezDr. Nelson Ramirez

Associate Professor of Spanish

Foreign Languages and Intl Studies
Dean Building
402 West O St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0636
E-mail: nramirez@atu.edu

Education

BA - Univ of California-Berkeley
MA - Univ of California-Berkeley
PHD - Univ of California-Berkeley

Recently Taught Courses

SPAN 1013 - BEGINNING SPANISH I
SPAN 2013 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
SPAN 2023 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SPAN 3113 - BUSINESS SPANISH
SPAN 3133 - SPAN-AMER CIV/CULTURE
SPAN 3143 - STUDY ABROAD
SPAN 3163 - COMM INTERNSHIP EXPER
SPAN 4223 - SPANISH-AMERICAN LIT

Professional Activities

Dr. Ramirez’s scholarly interests are the novel, short story, and poetry genres in Latin America in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Dr. Ramírez is interested in the relatioship between history, ideology, identity, and aesthetics. His research focuses on how different literary traditions and mass media technologies have had an important role in shaping Latin American literary movements and ideological stands.

Publications: 

Dr. Ramírez has published the poetry collections Azulejos de cerca (Icaro Comunicaciones, Lima, 1990), and El polen de los helicópteros (Arteidea editores, Lima, 1998). His work has been published in literary journals and anthologized in Antología de Poemas: Menciones honrosas y finalistas de la XVIII Bienal de Poesía “Premio Copé 2017” (Ediciones Copé, Petróleos del Perú, Lima, 2018). 

Conference presentations: 

• “¿Se puede hablar de heterogeneidad, totalidad contradictoria y/o latinoamericanismo en la obra de Daniel Alarcón?” at “Encuentros Iberoamericanos in Berkeley: Twenty Years,” University of California, Berkeley, September 20-21, 2018. 

• “Viajes y aventuras: de España a la Amazonía en busca de caucho y novela en El Príncipe de los Caimanes de Santiago Roncagliolo” at the South Central Modern Language Association 75th Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, October 11-13, 2018.

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