Faculty Profile

Elise Bartosik-VĂ©lez

Associate Professor of Spanish (2003)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Spring 2015

bartosie@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 320
717.245.1844

Bio

Professor Bartosik-Vélez received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Illinois. She teaches Latin American literature, and focuses in particular on the colonial period and the nineteenth century. Her research interests include: Christopher Columbus, the colonial and independence era in both Latin America and the United States, comparative colonizations and nationalisms, the intersections between history and literature, and the cultural encounter between the Americas and Europe.

Education

  • B.A., University of California at San Diego, 1987
  • Masters in Pacific International Affairs, University of California at San Diego, 1990
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997
  • Ph.D., 2003

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

SPAN 230 Advanced Grammar
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' formal knowledge of Spanish by reviewing and studying the more challenging grammatical structures. The course will also work on development of skills in reading, oral expression, and vocabulary development. The purpose of the course is to equip students with the formal grammatical background necessary to be successful in courses on Hispanic literatures, linguistics and cultures. Prerequisite: 116, 120, or the equivalent.