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Laura Vazquez Blazquez
vazquezb@arizona.edu
Phone
520-621-4702
Office
Harvill 151
Office Hours
Monday, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Harvill 151
Wednesday, 1-2 pm, PMI 304 796 9824
Thursday, 10 am - 11 am, Think Tank (online)
Vazquez Blazquez, Laura
Lecturer

Dr. Laura Vázquez Blázquez is a lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish (Hispanic Literature and Cultural Studies) from the University of Arizona. She is particularly interested in the transformation of cities, culture, food and capital as a frame of reference to examine how global urban processes are portrayed through cultural production. She enjoys spending time learning about pedagogical techniques and instructional design for effective teaching & learning. She has taught a variety of courses including Introductory and Intermediate Spanish; Advanced Spanish for Heritage Students; Intermediate Grammar and Writing; Intermediate Conversation; Readings in the Literary Genres; Elementary Medical Spanish; The Arts and Politics in Latin America; Translation and Interpretation: Social Justice and Practice; Latin American and Spanish Literature and Cinema, among other courses. During her free time, she loves cooking, exploring different cuisines, and spending time with her puppy  and her husband.

Currently Teaching

SPAN 101 – First Semester Spanish

Oral approach. For the student with no previous experience in Spanish. Contact department for additional information.

SPAN 251 – Intermediate Spanish

Combines all forms of language skills (speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension) with intermediate grammar.

Combines all forms of language skills (speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension) with intermediate grammar.

SPAN 325 – Intermediate Grammar and Writing

Essential points of grammar, with emphasis on syntax and development of writing skills.