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Lidia Diaz

Dr. Lidia Díaz

Dr. Lidia Díaz
Professor
Modern Languages

 

Biography:

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Díaz holds a B.S. in education from the National University at Cordoba, Argentina, and a master’s and a Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Dr. Díaz is an associate professor in the Modern Languages Department at UTB in Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Her area of specialization is children’s literature in Spanish. She designed, developed and currently teaches children’s literature courses to future teachers. She is currently writing a textbook on children’s literature in Spanish.

Dr. Díaz also teaches Spanish-American Theatre, Contemporary Spanish-American Short Story and Cinema and culture, among other courses. She is the founder of the Grupo de Teatro Universitario “La Ventana” and co-founder of the University Cinema Club.

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Professor
Office: MRCHS 289
Phone: (956) 882-8981
E-Mail: lidia.diaz@utb.edu
Curriculum Vitae
 
BioProfesor Diaz

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Diaz holds a B.S. in education from the National University at Cordoba, Argentina, and a master’s and a Ph.D. in hispanic languages and literatures from the University of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Dr. Díaz is an associate professor in the Modern Languages Department at UTB/TSC in Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Her area of specialization is children’s literature in Spanish. She designed, developed and currently teaches children’s literature courses to future teachers. She is currently writing a textbook on children’s literature in Spanish.

Dr. Díaz also teaches Spanish-American Theatre, Contemporary Spanish-American Short Story and Cinema and culture, among other courses. She is the founder of the Grupo de Teatro Universitario “La Ventana” and co-founder of the University Cinema Club.

Interests

Children’s literature in Spanish, cinema and culture.

Education

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1994
M.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1991
B.A., National University at Cordoba,  Argentina, 1981

Courses Taught

SPAN 4368
SPAN 4369
SPAN 4373
SPAN 6373
SPAN 6339 ( Topic: Spanish American Contemporary Theater)
SPAN 6339 ( Topic: Spanish American Contemporary Short Story)
SPAN 6339 ( Topic: Cinema and Literature)
SPAN 6341


 

Office Hours - spring 2012

Office: MRCHS 289
Phone: (956) 882-8981
Fax: (956) 882-7215
lidia.diaz@utb.edu

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