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: M/W, 12:30-1:30 pm; TH 1-2 pm
Phone: (845) 569-3148
Email:  victor.azuaje@msmc.edu
Website: spanishatmsmc.wordpress.com

Courses

Basic Spanish I
Spanish Conversation II
Culture of Spanish America

Bio 

Professor 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 Honorable Mention for the book Entre Yavheh y Azazel: el sacrificio 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.” Dr. Azuaje maintains a website on the literary works of the Venezuelan poet José Antonio Ramos Sucre at Ramosucreana.com

Areas of interest: Literature, cultural studies, relationship between philosophical ideas and literary criticism, relationship between religion and politics.

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