Arts and Letters

Victor Azuaje

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
 

Degrees 

Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University
Master of Arts, University of Delaware
Master of Arts, Temple University
Bachelor of Arts, Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela

Office: Aquinas Hall 12-E
Office Hours: MW 12:30 - 1:30 pm / TH 1:10 - 2:10 pm
Phone: (845) 569-3148
Email:  victor.azuaje@msmc.edu
Website: spanishatmsmc.wordpress.com

Courses

SHORT STORY IN SPANISH AMERICA
CULTURE OF SPANISH AMERICA
BASIC SPANISH I
BASIC SPANISH II

Bio 

Professor Victor Azuaje comes to the Mount from Temple University, where he was an adjunct professor of Spanish. He has also taught Spanish at the University of Pennsylvania and the Universidad del Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. He was the director of cultural activities at the Universidad “Rafael María Baralt” in Venezuela.

The native of Venezuela won the “Enrique Bernardo Nuñez” Biennial Essay Award for the book La critica de la obra ausente and the “José Antonio Ramos Sucre” Biennial Essay Award for the book Bajo la sombra de Azazel: Sacrificio, alegoría y conflicto social en Ramos Sucre. He has also published numerous articles and book reviews.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Spanish Literary Magazine Las Malas Juntas.  Professor Azuaje maintains a website on the literary works of the Venezuelan poet José Antonio Ramos Sucre at Ramosucreana.com

Specialization/Areas of Research Interest

Literature, literary theory, cultural studies, relationship between philosophical ideas and literary criticism, relationship between religion and politics.

Memberships and Professional Associations

Modern Language Association (MLA)

American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Achievements / Awards

“Enrique Bernardo Nuñez” Biennial Essay Award

"José Antonio Ramos Sucre” Biennial Essay Award

Publications

La critica de la obra ausente

Bajo la sombra de Azazel: Sacrificio, alegoría y conflicto social en Ramos Sucre (forthcoming)

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