Faculty Profile

Mariana Past

Associate Professor of Spanish (2006)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Spring 2018

pastm@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 124
717.245.1833

Office Hours for Fall 2017: M 11:30-12:30 TU 1:30-2:30 & by appointment

Bio

Twentieth-century Spanish and Francophone Caribbean literature is her area of concentration, and her current projects focus on Haitian-Dominican relations and representations of the Haitian Revolution in both literary and historical texts written in Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. Her interests also include questions of migration/exile in Caribbean literature and influence vs. imitation in Latin American literature.

Education

  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1994
  • M.A., Duke University, 2002
  • Ph.D., 2006

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish
This course is designed for students who have never taken Spanish previously. The course focuses on all four language skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with an emphasis on vocabulary development and listening comprehension development. Prerequisite: No prior study of Spanish and permission of department.

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish
This course is designed for students who have never taken Spanish previously. The course focuses on all four language skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with an emphasis on vocabulary development and listening comprehension development. Prerequisite: No prior study of Spanish and permission of department.

LALC 351 US Latina/o-Caribbean Lit
Cross-listed with SPAN 351-01.

SPAN 351 US Latina/o-Caribbean Lit
Cross-listed with LALC 351-01.