Faculty Profile

Hector Reyes Zaga

Associate Professor of Spanish (2009)

Contact Information

reyeszah@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 218
717.245.1158

Office Hours for Fall 2016: Wednesday 3:00-5:00 and by appointment

Bio

Hector earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures from the University of Minnesota. He also received a degree in Law from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. His research interests include Mexican literature, Latino/a studies, law and literature, immigration studies, and human rights. His current projects focus on the representation of immigrants in literature produced on the Mexican border through the framework of human rights.

Education

  • Licenciatura en Derecho, Universidad Iberoamericana-Mexico, 1997
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, 2005
  • Ph.D., 2009

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 201.

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 201.

SPAN 341 St in 20th C Span Amer Txts
Cross-listed with LALC 341-01.

LALC 341 St in 20th C Span Amer Txts
Cross-listed with SPAN 341-01.

Spring 2017

LALC 295 Int to US Latina/o Lit & Cult
Cross-listed with SPAN 295-01.Taught in English.

SPAN 295 Int to US Latina/o Lit & Cult
Cross-listed with LALC 295-01.Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 305 Intro Literary Analysis/Theory
This course introduces students to different methods of reading and analyzing literary and non-literary texts. These may include - among others-formalist, psychoanalytic, feminist, semiotic, and postructuralist approaches. Students will read both primary texts and theoretical studies, and they will be required to analyze texts themselves. Prerequisite: 231.