Dr. Paloma Lapuerta

Emerita

Modern Languages

Contact Information

Willard-DiLoreto Hall D 40305

Phone: 860-832-2884

Email: lapuertap@ccsu.edu

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TEACHING

  • University of Geneva, Switzerland (1984-1991)
  • Middlebury Program in Spain (1992-1994)
  • Middlebury Summer Language School in VT (1993, 1994, 1996, 1998)
  • University of Salamanca Cursos Internacionales (Visiting Scholar, 1990)
  • University of Michigan (Visiting Scholar, Spring 1993)
  • Dartmouth College (Visiting Scholar, Spring 1998)
  • University of Natal, Durban, South Africa (Lecturer, 1995-1998)
  • CCSU (1998-Present) Teaches Spanish Language, Literature and Culture.

BOOKS PUBLISHED

  • La obra poética de Félix Grande. Editorial Verbum, Madrid, 1994

TEXTBOOKS

  • Mosaicos, Spanish as a World Language, Now in its 6th edition, with Elizabeth Guzmán and Judith Liskin-Gasparro, Prentice Hall.
  • Identidades (Intermediate Spanish), 1-3e, with Elizabeth Guzmán and Judith Liskin-Gasparro, Prentice Hall.
  • La escritura paso a paso (Intermediate to Advanced), 1ed, with Gustavo Mejía. Prentice Hall.
  • Fans del espanol, 1e, with Lourdes Casas, Lisa Berliner, Jan Sands. Santillana.
  • Unidos with Elizabeth Guzmán and Judith Liskin-Gasparro, Prentice Hall. Prentice Hall.

SELECTED ARTICLES

  • "El modelo flip aplicado a la enseñanza de las lenguas" in La enseñanza de ELE centrada en el alumno XXV Congreso Internacional ASELE, Yoko Morimoto et als. (eds.), p. 491. Madrid, 2015.
  • "Barcelona entre la historia y la ficción" in Rumbos del hispanismo en el umbral del Cincuentenario de la AIH. Bagatto Libri, Roma, 2012.
  • "El espanglish y la identidad latina en Estados Unidos" inActas del XVI Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas, Pierre Civil and Françoise Crémoux (eds.). Iberoamericana/Vervuert. Madrid, 2010.
  • "Moral Dilemmas in Pedro Almodovar's Talk to Her" inSex and Sexuality in a Feminist World, Karen Ritzenhoff and Katheryne A. Hermes (Editors), Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2009.

SELECTED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Using Backward Design.ACTFL (American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages). Orlando, FL. November 2008.
  • Enhancing Heritage Language Learning. COLT Conference. (Connecticut Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages). October 2008.
  • El espanglish y la identidad latina en Estados Unidos.AIH (Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas) Conference. Paris, July 2007.
  • Spiriling Intemediate level Students through the writing Process. ACTFL (American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Nashville, TN November 2006.
  • Presencias, Ausencias y Esencias femeninas en Hable con ella. Dones y Textualitats. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. March-2004.

ACADEMIC INTERESTS

  • Contemporary Spanish poetry.
  • 19th century Spanish novel,
  • Spanish Cultural Studies.
  • Spanish Philology