408. What Do Graduate Students in Spanish Need to Learn, and Why?
Thursday, 7 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Issaquah, Sheraton
Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Presiding: Joan L. Brown, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
Speakers: Joan L. Brown; Emily C. Francomano, Georgetown Univ.; Roberta Johnson, Univ. of Kansas; Sheri Spaine Long, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham; Randolph D. Pope, Univ. of Virginia; Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Columbia Univ.
This roundtable responds to a fundamental question posed by Russell A. Berman: "Today's graduate students will become tomorrow's teachers of undergraduates: Do we have the right curricula in place?" Panelists will work together with the audience to try to identify literary, linguistic, cultural, and professional items that are indispensable for graduate education in Spanish.
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