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Òscar O. Santos-Sopena, Ph.D.

Òscar O. Santos-Sopena, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office: Classroon Center320-E
Email: osantos-sopena@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2462
Home Page: http://about.me/oscarsantossopena

Professional Profile

Dr. Santos-Sopena holds a B.A., and M.A., in Foreign Languages and Literatures (English) from Universidad Complutense (Spain), a M.A., in Spanish Language and Literature from The Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), and a Ph.D., Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture - Comparative and Cultural Studies from University of Maryland - College Park.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Santos-Sopena teaches a diverse variety of Cultural Studies courses. He teaches seminars about film, art, music, history, composition, and literature for Spanish as a Second Language and Heritage Speakers as well. He is interested in topics such as dream, city, literary theory, and journalism. He taught a variety of courses about Catalan language, literature, and culture.

As an educator, he holds a very active research agenda in using technology in language, culture, history, film, and literature higher education courses. He is interested in Online, Blended-Hybrid, and e-Learning courses.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Santos-Sopena’s research interests include Medieval and Classical culture, history, and literature at the Mediterranean and Transatlantic thought. His research specialization is the language, culture, history, and literature of XIV - XVI centuries Iberian Peninsula, especially European Humanism, Renaissance, and Baroque.

Dr. Santos-Sopena is the author of several articles and media projects, such as:

"Llibre de l’Orde de Cavalleria. Libro de la orden de caballería. The book of the Order of Chivalry." LOS MUNDOS DE RAMÓN LLULL EN LAS LENGUAS DE HOY. Coordinator: Julia Butinyà. Ed. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia – UNED, Madrid (Spain)

"Diálogo y encuentro cultural Mediterráneo: el Humanismo de Bernat Metge." ESCRIBIR Y PERSISTIR. ESTUDIOS SOBRE LITERATURA EN CATALÁN DE LA EDAD MEDIA A LA RENAIXENÇA. Coordinator: Vicent Josep Escartí. (3 volumes) Ed. Argus-a. Artes & Humanidades. Arts & Humanities.

"Descubriendo técnicas y motivos narrativos en Lo somni de Bernat Metge." Bernat Metge humanista i poliglota. eHumanista / IVITRA.

"Hombres, hombres y más hombres: creando la figura del caballero español desde la Edad Media hasta fines del Barroco." Asociación de Licenciados y Doctores Españoles en los Estados Unidos (Spanish Professionals in America - ALDEEU). International and Intercontinental Congress. XXIX Asamblea General de ALDEEU. Instituto Universitario de Investigación y Estudios Norteamericanos de la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid (Spain)

"Monzón como emblema cultural: la ciudad que impactó en la formación de Jaime I el conquistador." Centro de Estudios de Monzón y Cinca Medio – CEHIMO. Documentary short-film and study guide.

 

 

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