Dr. lidia dÍaz
Office: MRCHS 289
Phone: (956) 882-8981
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Diaz holds a B.S. in education from the National University at Cordoba, Argentina, and a master’s and a Ph.D. in hispanic languages and literatures from the University of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Dr. Díaz is an associate professor in the Modern Languages Department at UTB/TSC in Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Her area of specialization is children’s literature in Spanish. She designed, developed and currently teaches children’s literature courses to future teachers. She is currently writing a textbook on children’s literature in Spanish.
Dr. Díaz also teaches Spanish-American Theatre, Contemporary Spanish-American Short Story and Cinema and culture, among other courses. She is the founder of the Grupo de Teatro Universitario “La Ventana” and co-founder of the University Cinema Club.
Children’s literature in Spanish, cinema and culture.
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1994
M.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1991
B.A., National University at Cordoba, Argentina, 1981
SPAN 6339 ( Topic: Spanish American Contemporary Theater)
SPAN 6339 ( Topic: Spanish American Contemporary Short Story)
SPAN 6339 ( Topic: Cinema and Literature)