Carmella is a PhD Student in Border Studies in the Spanish and Portuguese Department. Her research interests include cultural hybridity, expressive culture in the form of literature, music, art, and language and social justice initiatives within borderland and marginalized communities. She is a University Fellow at the University of Arizona and a Latino Museum Studies Fellow with the Smithsonian.
Designed for students who learned Spanish in a home or community environment. Focuses mainly on written and oral development but reading and listening skills are also practiced in a dynamic cultural context. Grammar and spelling issues problematic to students are also covered. This course fulfills the University's foreign language requirement.