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Marianne J. Verlinden

Senior Instructor, Department of Hispanic Studies, College of Charleston

Address: 200-E Bell South (in Hispanic Suite)

Phone: 843.953.7857

Email: verlindenm@cofc.edu

EDUCATION

 PhD Tulane University, Latin American Studies, 1994. Interdisciplinary program: Literature, Cultures and Linguistics. Diss.: “Relación geográfica o Historia de Tlaxcala: La escritura mestiza de Diego Muñoz Camargo”  – Director: Dr. Álvaro Félix Bolaños
 MA Tulane University, Latin American Studies, 1989.
 MA Louisiana Tech University, Romance Languages: Spanish (Major), French (Minor), 1989.
 Licenciature (4-year degree) Institut Lucien Cooremans, Brussels, Belgium. Translating and Interpreting: French<>English and French<>Spanish, 1984. Thesis: “El castillo medieval: glosario bilingüe de términos arquitectónicos: ES>FR”

Certifications and Training

  • South Carolina Court Interpreter Certification, Level II (Written Examination), March 2008.
  • Medical Interpreting  (Levels I, II, and III), AHEC, North Carolina, July 1999- May 2005.
  • Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages, Université de Mons, Faculté des Sciences Psycho- pédagogiques, Mons, Belgium, July 1985.
  • High School Teaching Certification (Foreign Language Teaching), Institut Ceria, Brussels, Belgium, September 1984.

AREAS OF INTERESTS

Latin American Cultures

20thCentury Latin American Women’s Literature

Medical Translation and Interpreting: English <> Spanish

Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate

Spanish

Spanish Language: Beginning and Intermediate Spanish (101-202), Spanish Skills Review, Spanish Composition, Spanish Conversation

Literature: Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Literature, Survey of Spanish-American Literature I (Pre-Columbian to Modernism), Survey of Spanish-American Literature (Contemporary),  Contemporary Spanish-American Fiction

Culture: Spanish Civilization and Culture, Current Studies Abroad (Spain)

Spanish for Specific Purposes: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, Spanish Language Linked to Internship Experience, Spanish for the Professions (Spain),  Topics in Translation (EN<>ES), Introduction to Interpreting, Introduction to Medical Interpreting

English

Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies, The Politics of Film and Reality in Latin America, Contemporary Latin American Women Voices (Fiction – Honors Program)

Graduate

Seminar on Latin American Cinema, Fundamentals of Translation, Fundamentals of Medical Interpreting, Written and Sight Translation in Healthcare

 

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