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Spanish educator

Evelyn Picon Garfield, Spanish educator. New Jersey Committee for Humanities grantee, l973, American Philosophical Society grantee, l973, National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, l982, 83, Fulbright grantee, l986, also others.

Background

Garfield, Evelyn Picon was born on August 23, 1940 in Newark. Daughter of Sol G. and Edith (Haskell) Picon.

Education

AB, University of Michigan, l963;Master of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, l967;Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, l972.

Career

Instructor, assistant professor Spanish and Italian department, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1970-1974;co-director affirmative action, U. Massachusetts, Boston, 1974-1976;assistant professor Spanish,, Brown U., Providence, l976-80;assistant professor Spanish,, Wayne State University, Detroit, l980-8l;associate professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, l98l-84;professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1984-1985;professor Spanish,, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1985-1986;professor Spanish and comparative literature, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1986;associate dean College Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1987-1989. Conference presenter, guest lecturer in field. Consultant to publications, since 1980.

Project coordinator lst exchange program colloquia on Latin American literature between United States and Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, since 1983, American Council Learned Socs.-Soviet Academy Sciences Commision on Humanities and Social Sciences. Coordinator 2d Symposium on Latin American lit.between United States and Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1987.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies Association, Instituto Literatura Iberoamericana, American Association of University Women (Chairman of Commission W on status of wommen New Jersey chapter l97l-72).

Connections

Married Louis Norman Garfield, November 3, l96l (divorced). Children: Gene Douglas, Audrey Suzanne. Married Ivan A. Schulman, November l7, l979.

father:
Sol G. Picon

mother:
Edith (Haskell) Picon

spouses:
Louis Norman Garfield

Ivan A. Schulman

children:
Gene Douglas Garfield

Audrey Suzanne Garfield