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Harry L. Rosser
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

romance languages and literatures

Academic Degrees

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Cornell University; B.A., College of Wooster

Research Areas

Latin American Novel, Short Prose Fiction, Essay; Latin American Studies, Applied Linguistics

Honors and Awards

Associate Editor, Hispania, the Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, (2010 -).

Elected Executive Council Member, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 2005-2008.

Books

Tú dirás: Introducción a la lengua y cultura hispánicas: 4th edition

Tú dirás: Introducción a la lengua y cultura hispánicas, with A. Martínez, J. Gutiérrez, 4th edition, Boston, MA., Thomson/Heinle Publishers, 2007.

Tú dirás: Introducción a la lengua y cultura hispánicas: 3rd edition

Tú dirás: Introducción a la lengua y cultura hispánicas, with J. Gutiérrez and A. Martínez, 3rd ed., Boston: Heinle Publishers, 2003.

Ya verás: Primer nivel

Ya verás: Primer nivel, 2nd edition, (with J. Gutiérrez). Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 1997, 3rd edition, 1999.

Ya verás: Segundo nivel

Ya verás: Segundo nivel, 1st edition (with J. Gutiérrez). Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 1992. 2nd edition, 1997, 3rd edition, 1999.

Ya verás: Tercer nivel

Ya verás: Tercer nivel, 1st edition (with J. Gutiérrez). Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 1993. 2nd edition, 1997, 3rd edition, 1999.

Conflict and Transition in Rural Mexico: The Fiction of Social Realism

Conflict and Transition in Rural Mexico: The Fiction of Social Realism. Waltham, MA: Crossroads Press, 1980.

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

"Carlos Fuentes: Crossing Borders and into the Classroom." Hispania 95.4 (December 2012): 1-4.

Recent Papers and Presentations

"La raiz rota en Llanto:Novelas imposibles de Carmen Boullosa". Annual Conference of American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese, Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico) July 8 -11, 2010.

Video Programs

Mosaico Cultural: Images from Spanish-­Speaking Cultures. Boston: Heinle & Heinle Publishers and Castine Communications, 1993. Author, Chief Designer and Narrator of a series of 20 ten-minute video programs.

Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish. Boston: WGBH Public Broadcasting System Educational Foundation, Annenberg Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and McGraw Hill, Inc, 1992. Narrator, Design Team Member, and Advisory Board Member for 52 half-hour programs of Spanish Telecourse 1988-1992 (First national telecast, September 1992).

Other Texts

Video Guide to Accompany Mosaico Cultural, (with J. Renjilian-Burgy), Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 1994.

Contributing writer, Testing Kit: Spanish Oral Proficiency, in Adams, Marianne L., and James R. Frith, editors, Washington: Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Gov't. Printing Office, 1979.

Contributing writer, Spanish Programmatic Course, vol. 2, Harris, C. Cleland et al., Washington: Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Gov't. Printing Office, 1970.

Harry L. Rosser

Contact Information

Boston College
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Lyons Hall 307D
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-3828
FAX: 617-552-2064
Email: harry.rosser@bc.edu

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