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Lida Beatriz Aronne-Amestoy, Spanish educator. University Cuyo grantee, 1973-1975, grantee Rhode Island State Council on Arts, 1990; University Connecticut fellow, 1980-1982, First Whetten fellow, 1981-1982; recipient Academy Excellency award American Association of University Professors at Providence College, 1994. Member Modern Language Association, New England Center for Latin American Studies, Sigma Delta Pi.


Aronne-Amestoy, Lida Beatriz was born on January 26, 1940 in Mendoza, Argentina. Daughter of Oswaldo Pascual José and Lida Rosa (Massei) Aronne.


Master of Arts in English Literature, University Cuyo, Argentina, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish American Literature, University Connecticut, 1982.


Teacher English as Second Language, A. Schweitzer High School, Mendoza, 1964-1965;Professor of English, English literature, Sarmiento U., San Juan, Argentina, 1965-1967;Professor of English, English literature, U. Cuyo, Mendoza, 1967-1975;professor Spanish-American literature, Córdoba (Argentina) National U., 1976-1978;teaching assistant Spanish, U. Connecticut, 1980-1982;assistant professor Spanish, U. Cincinnati, 1984-1985;assistant professor Spanish, Providence (Rhode Island) College, 1982-1984;professor, Providence (Rhode Island) College, since 1985. Visiting professor Committee Rivadavia, 1976, 78, Mexico, 1983, 88. Lecturer in field,1974-1987.

Director literary workshops, Providence, 1986-1989. Consultant Rhode Island State Council on Arts, 1987-1990, Rhode Island Foundation, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Cortázar: La Novela Mandala, 1972, América en la Encrucijada de Mito y Razôn, 1976, Utopia Paraiso e Historia: Inscripciones del mito en G. Márquez, Rulfo y Cortázar, 1986. Author (short stories) Camino a Damasco, 1966, (poetry) Pöstumo sueño, 1992, (textbook) Introduction to Spanish Phonetics. Editor Hispanic Journal of Arts and Culture, Providence, 1987-1989.

      Co-editor Spanish Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages, since 1991.


It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.


The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.


Member Modern Language Association, New England Center for Latin American Studies, Sigma Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, horticulture, hiking, outdoor life.


Married Ricardo Roberto Amestoy, April 10, 1965 (deceased June 1984). Children: Marcelo Daniel, Laura Ariadna. Married Larry Lee Kreis, July 1987.

Oswaldo Pascual José Aronne

Lida Rosa (Massei) Aronne

Ricardo Roberto Amestoy

Larry Lee Kreis

Marcelo Daniel Aronne-Amestoy

Laura Ariadna Aronne-Amestoy