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Spanish and Portugese educator

Alexandrino Eusebio Severino, Spanish and Portugese educator. Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese (executive committee 1992).

Background

Severino, Alexandrino Eusebio was born on July 17, 1931 in Olhao, Portugal. Son of Eusebio Joaquim and Maria Alexandrina (Rato) Severino. came to the United States, 1946, naturalized, 1946.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Rhode Island, 1958;Doctor of Philosophy, University Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1966.

Career

Professor, Faculdade de Marilia, Brazil, 1960-1966. Associate professor University Texas, Austin, 1966-1969. Professor Spanish and Portuguese, 1969– chairman department Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1976-1979.

Director National Endowment of the Humanities summer seminar for college teachers, 1980. Director International Symposium on Fernando Pessoa, 1983. Visiting professor (1st class, 3d echelon) Université Haute Bretagne, Rennes, France, 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fernando Pessoa na Africa do Sul, volunteer 1, 1969, volunteer 2, 1970, Lisbon: Don Quixote, 1983. Editor: (with Enrique Pupo-Walker) Studies in Short Fiction: Contemporary Latin America, 1971. Fernando Pessoa e o Mar Português, 1988.

      Contributing editor: Handbook for Latin American Studies. Associate editor Hispania, 1977-1984. Associate editor: Latin American Writers, Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 3d edition.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese (executive committee 1992).

Connections

Married Dorothea Regel Bresslau, January 7, 1961. Children: Alexander, Cornelia, Roger, Katherine.

father:
Eusebio Joaquim Severino

mother:
Maria Alexandrina (Rato) Severino

spouse:
Dorothea Regel Bresslau

children:
Alexander Severino

Cornelia Severino

Roger Severino

Katherine Severino