Galarreta

 

Assistant Professor,Spanish
galarrdf@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Bio

Diana Galarreta-Aima is an Assistant Professor of Spanish, and the coordinator of the minor in Medical Spanish. Her current research focuses on language policies affecting the health of the Spanish-speaking community in the US, and on community service-learning for Spanish Heritage learners. Her most recent line of research is on development and evaluation of Medical Spanish education at the undergraduate level. Dr. Galarreta-Aima's research has appeared in the Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, the Bulletin of Spanish Studies, the  Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, and other peer-reviewed journals and non academic journals. Dr. Galarreta-Aima is currently preparing a new textbook on Medical Spanish, Intermediate Medical Spanish: a Healthcare Guide for the Latino Patient, that will be published in Fall of 2021.

Curriculum Vitae

Office

Keezell 426

Office Hours:
MW 9-11:30am Online via WebEx. Email for a link.

Education

Ph.D. and M.A. University of Virginia (Early Modern Spanish Literature)

Courses

SPAN 300: Spanish Grammar and Communication

SPAN 365: Medical Spanish

SPAN 475: Advanced Medical Spanish

SPAN 476: Culture and Medicine in Latin America

SPAN 494: Practical Medical Spanish

Research and teaching interests

Spanish for Specific Purposes

Community-service learning for Spanish Heritage Learners

Early Modern Spanish Literature: Conversion and Captivity Narratives

 

Selected Publications

J. Lang-Rigal, D. Galarreta-Aima (2019),  Improving Students’ Confidence in Speaking a Second Language: Using TalkAbroad [Video Conference with Native Speakers] in Spanish Courses.  ICERI2019 Proceedings, pp. 1744-1753

Galarreta-Aima, Diana, “Desmembramiento del cuerpo social y familiar, y la construcción de la incipiente identidad nacional española en el ‘Quijote’ de 1615: Ricote y Ana Félix: extirpación de miembros infecciosos.” Miríada Hispánica, no. 16, 2018 (Ejemplar dedicado a: Homenaje a la profesora Alison Weber), pp. 47-60.
http://www.miriadahispanica.com/revista/353e3bb843519c9bc57327941dfe76427d715f69.pdf

Galarreta-Aima, Diana, “El problema morisco y la retórica de la infección corporal en “La historia del cautivo”." Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies: vol. 42, no.2  (2017), 26-44. https://digitalcommons.asphs.net/bsphs/vol42/iss2/

Galarreta-Aima, Diana, “Renegados cervantinos como personajes oximorónicos: travestismos culturales y amistades heterodoxas.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies: vol. 94, no. 9 (2017), 1449-1473. EBSCOhost 

Galarreta-Aima, Diana, “Anotaciones sobre Viaje de Turquia.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies vol. 93, no.3 (2016): 235-255.   EBSCOhost

Galarreta-Aima, Diana, “Topografía e historia general de Argel: testimonio de un cautivo desde el otro lado del Mediterráneo.” eHumanista, vol. 30 (2015): 260-274. EBSCOhost  

Galarreta-Aima, Diana, “El tiempo en La Celestina: el deseo, el placer y el egoísmo como motivos de interpretación de la obra.” Celestinesca, no. 35 (2011): 43-66.
https://parnaseo.uv.es/Celestinesca/Celestinesca35/02_Galarreta_Diana.pdf

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