Faculty Profile

Elise Bartosik-Velez

Associate Professor of Spanish (2003)

Contact Information

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 through independence. Her research interests include: intellectual history, the legacy of the classical world in the Americas, and the colonial and independence era in the Americas (British and Spanish).

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

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish
This course is a continuation of Spanish 102. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 102 or placement by department. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.

SPAN 311 Pre-Columbian & Colonial Text
Cross-listed with LALC 311-01.

LALC 311 Pre-Columbian & Colonial Text
Cross-listed with SPAN 311-01.

Spring 2018

LALC 200 Analyzing Latin American Lit
Cross-listed with SPAN 231-03. This course will focus on developing students' writing skills as we read a wide selection of Latin American literature, from the pre-Columbian period through the present. Emphasis will be placed on developing techniques for performing close readings and how to write a convincing literary analysis in Spanish.

SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish
This course is a continuation of Spanish 102. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 102 or placement by department. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.

SPAN 231 Spanish Composition
Cross-listed with LALC 200-07. This course will focus on developing students' writing skills as we read a wide selection of Latin American literature, from the pre-Columbian period through the present. Emphasis will be placed on developing techniques for performing close readings and how to write a convincing literary analysis in Spanish.