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Spanish language educator

Joan Torres-Pou, Spanish language educator. Louis Bevier fellow Rutgers University, 1989-1990; Walter C. Russell graduate scholar, 1988-1990. Member Modern Language Association, Texas Faculty Association, South Central Modern Language Association, Southeast Modern Language Association, North America Catalan Society, Sociedad Nacional Hispánica, Institute International Literature Iberoam., Association LIt. Femenina Hispánica, Sigma Delta Pi.

Background

Torres-Pou, Joan was born on January 27, 1952 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Son of Joan and Teresa (Pou) Torres. came to the United States, 1985.

Education

Bachelor in Spanish Language and Literature, University Central Barcelona, 1982. Bachelor in Catalan Literature, University Central Barcelona, 1985. Master of Arts in Spanish, Rutgers University, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish, Rutgers University, 1990.

Career

Instructor Catalan, Centro Estudios Prat, Barcelona, 1982-1983;Spanish instructor, Academia Prat, Barcelona, 1983-1984;teaching assistant, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985-1988;instructor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1988-1990;assistant professor Spanish, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, since 1990. Presenter in field; chair session AATSP, Cancùn, Mexico, 1992, General Assembly Female Hispanic Writers, Loyola University, Chicago, 1993, S.W. Council Latin American Studies, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Texas Faculty Association, South Central Modern Language Association, Southeast Modern Language Association, North America Catalan Society, Sociedad Nacional Hispánica, Institute International Literature Iberoam., Association LIt. Femenina Hispánica, Sigma Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Elena Grau-Lleveria.

father:
Joan Torres

mother:
Teresa (Pou) Torres

spouse:
Elena Grau-Lleveria.