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Elena Vega-Sampayo

Dr. Elena Vega-Sampayo

Dr. Elena Vega-Sampayo
Assistant Professor of Spanish and
Spanish Graduate Program Coordinator
Modern Languages

 

Biography:

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Spanish Graduate Program Coordinator, she holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of León, Spain. A native of Spain, she had previously earned her BA & MA degree in Spanish Literature by the University of Barcelona. She has worked for major publishing houses in Spain as editor and project manager. Her research and publishing focus on contemporary Spanish poetry.

She is the author of La poesía esencial de José Corredor Matheos (León, 2008).

Degrees:

Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of León, Spain
BA & MA degree in Spanish Literature by the University of Barcelona

CV/VITAE: Vega-Sampayo Vitae

Classes Taught:

1373- Basic Spanish for Bilinguals I
2313- Basic Spanish for Bilinguals I (online)
2321- Spanish Language and Culture I
2322- Spanish Language and Culture II
3301- Medieval Peninsular Literature
3302- Peninsular Literature (1750-Present)
3303- Advanced Composition
3303- Advanced Spanish Grammar & Composition I
3304- Advanced Spanish Grammar & Composition II
4303- Hispanic Civilization (online).
4305- Cervantes
4309- Contemporary Spanish Literature
4316- Acquisition of the Spanish Lang  (online)
6341- Contemporary Peninsular Poetry
6341- Contemporary Peninsular Short Story
6341- Contemporary Peninsular Sub-genres
6341- Post-War Spanish Novel (1942-1962)
6341- Peninsular: Entre epístola y elegía (hybrid)
6370- Medieval Spanish Literature
6370- Medieval Spanish Literature (online)
6371- Golden Age of Spain
6371- Golden Age of Spain: Cervantes (hybrid)
6374-19th Century Span American Lit
6375- Contemporary Latin American Novel
7300- Thesis I
7301- Thesis II

Joined UTB:

Summer 2007 –Adjunct
Fall 2008 –Assistant Professor

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Spanish Literature:
20th Century Peninsular Literature
Golden Age (16-17th Century)
Medieval Literature Hispanic Language & Culture:
Advanced Composition and Grammar
Textual Analysis
Hispanic Culture and Civilization

Previous Experience:

She has worked for major publishing houses in Spain as editor, project manager, production manager, database editor and documentary researcher, directly involved in the publishing of more than 30 books, encyclopedias, dictionaries and multimedia materials.


 

Office: Main 1.522
Phone: (956) 882-7216
Fax: (956) 882-7215
elena.vega@utb.edu

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