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Teaching the Cultural Aspect of Language

June 22, 2015

Communications Staff

Photo credit: Zach Christy

Granted tenure in April 2015, Claire Solomon ’98 teaches courses in modern and contemporary (19th-21st century) Latin American literature and culture, comparative literature, literary analysis, and theory. Solomon teaches these courses in Spanish, not only to help her students become proficient in the language, but also to enrich their understanding of the greater culture. She explains more in this video.

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