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Herbert J. Brant

Campus Address: CA 545B
Phone: (317)274-8206
Fax: (317)278-7375
Email: hbrant@iupui.edu
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Appointments

Associate Professor of Spanish
Director of the Program in Spanish

Education

B.A. in Spanish and French, Rosary College (now Dominican University), 1980
A.M. (Master of Arts in the Teaching of Spanish), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985
Ph.D. in Spanish, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990

Academic Interests

Spanish language and pedagogy, Argentine literature and culture, 20th century prose fiction of Latin America, Latin American Modernism and Avant-Garde, Jorge Luis Borges, GLBTQ Literature of Latin America, Second Language Acquisition

Teaching

Spanish language, Latin American literature and culture, Language teaching methodology

Awards

Faculty Development Grant-in-Aid of Research, 1993 and 2000
Liberal Arts Summer Research Grant, 2000
International Projects and Activities Grant, 2001 and 2003
Special Focus (Gateway Course) Grant, 2003
IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant, 2011
Spanish Teacher of the Year (University Level), Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (IAATSP), 2006.

Publications

Contributions to journals: Hispania, Hispanófila, Chasqui, Romance Language Annual, Latin American Literary Review, and Confluencia
Contributions to books: Bodies and Biases: Representations of Sexualities in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures U of Minnesota P, 1993; Spanish American Literature: A Collection of Essays Garland P, 1998; and Ernesto Pellegrini’s Asfalto, Buenos Aires, 2004.

Service

Director of the Program in Spanish, 2002-2007 and 2012 to present; Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish, 2008-2010; Lead Advisor for the Department of World Languages & Cultures-Spanish, 2005-present; Resident Director of IUPUI Graduate Summer Institute for Teachers in Salamanca, Spain 2003; Director of the Program in Spanish 2002-2007; Secretary of SLA Faculty Assembly 1999-2001; Resident Director, IU Study Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain 1998; Various School of Liberal Arts committees; Co-Director, IUPUI's Congreso de Didáctica del Español 1996-2004.

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