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Andrea Purdy

Contact Information

Phone: (970) 491-2888

Email: andrea.purdy@colostate.edu

Office: Clark C115

Office Hours: Mondays 12:30-2:30 (Study Abroad pre and re-evaluation - sign up on sheet on the door; Wednesdays from 11:30-12:30, Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30- 2:30 and by appointment

Role: Faculty

Position: Sp. Asst. Professor of Spanish

Concentration:
  • 20th Century Spanish American Prose

Department: Languages, Literatures and Culture

Biography

I have been at Colorado State University since August 1999. I am currently a Special Assistant Professor of Spanish. A native of Parral, Chihuahua , Mexico, I received my Ph.D. in 20th Century Spanish American Literature from Texas Tech University in 1987. My many areas of interest include: contemporary Spanish American prose, issues in culture, translation and interpreting, as well as the teaching of reading and writing skills. I have also worked extensively as a translator for the Department of Justice and other organizations.

I am also the co-director of the 2nd and 3rd year language program as well as the Language and Culture Studies Center director.

 

OFFICE HOURS - Fall 2017 SEMESTER:

12:30-2:30 Monday (Must sign up on sheet on door of my office for this day)

1:30-2:30 TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS

11:30-12:30 WEDNESDAYS

OR BY APPOINTMENT

Education

Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Courses

LSPA 400-003 – Adv. Communication Skills in Spanish - Syllabus

Expanding students communication abilities in listening, speaking, writing and listening through storytelling.

LSPA 436-001 – Advanced Latin American Culture - Syllabus

Focus on Issues in Latin America, this semester the theme is ecology and culture and the effect each has on the other.

LSPAA 381 A2 – Work with Spanish-speaking Youth & Families - Syllabus