GERMAN DE PATRICIO

Associate Professor of Spanish

Department of Foreign Languages

Towson University

Maryland, USA

gdepatricio@towson.edu

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

EDUCATION

PhD, Spanish Literature, University of Virginia, USA.

Dissertation: "Imagen publica, religion y politica: la distincion, el capital simbolico y el antisemitismo en Quevedo" (Public Image, Religion and Politics: Distinction, Symbolic Capital and Anti-Semitism in Quevedo). Dissertation Abstract

MA cum laude, Spanish Literature, Purdue University, Indiana, USA

Licenciado, B.A., Spanish Language & Literature (Filologia Hispanica), Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Visiting Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Teacher Aptitude Degree (CAP), Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Erasmus Student of the European Union, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

 

SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Spanish Golden Age

Quevedo: download my 1875 copy of Quevedo y el Conde-Duque, de Antonio de San Martin (pdf: Vol. I , Vol. II )

Political Theory

Cultural Sociology

Religion

Statement of Research Philosophy

Statement of Teaching Philosophy


PUBLICATIONS


ARTICLES:

2008 "Letradomedicos brujijudios: Ideologia, antisemitismo y realidad social en algunas satiras de Quevedo." Caliope 14.2 (2008): 45-68.

2009 "SoNando juntos: Contexto y Siglos de Oro en El desengaNo en un sueNo del Duque de Rivas, y sus contactos con Don Juan Tenorio de Zorrilla." Boletin de la Biblioteca de Menendez Pelayo 85 (2009): 247-64.

2011 "Recepcion diacronica de Quevedo: manipulador manipulado, simbolo colectivo." La Perinola. Revista de investigacion quevediana 15 (2011): 191-234.

2014  "Nuevos apuntes para la recepcion diacronica de Quevedo." La Perinola. Revista de investigacion quevediana  18 (2014): 321-50.

2015 "Hagiographic Reformulation, Distinction and Symbolic Capital in Francisco de Quevedo's Epitome of Saint Thomas of Villanova". Cincinnati Romance Review 39 (2015): 196-209.


2018 "Instrumentalizacion de la voz arrepentida en el texto religioso a la luz de la sociologia cultural: el Heraclito cristiano de Quevedo". Miriada Hispanica 16 (2018): 61-76.

 


BOOK

De Patricio, German. Quevedo, personaje de ficcion: icono colectivo. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2020.





Libro en Amazon


Reviews: Local 1,   2




CONFERENCES


2009 "Instrumentalizacion de la voz arrepentida a la luz de la sociologia cultural en Heraclito cristiano de Quevedo." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. April 17, 2009. University of Kentucky, Lexington. Ponencia. Hand-out.

2011 "Hagiographic Reformulation, Distinction and Symbolic Capital in Francisco de Quevedo: the Epitome of Saint Thomas of Villanova". Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. April 18, 2011. University of Kentucky, Lexington. Ponencia. Abstract.

2013 "Political Evolution and the interaction of intellectuals with the Political Field: the case of Francisco de Quevedo s play Como ha de ser el privado (The right way to be a Chief Minister)". Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, April 5, 2013, University of Cincinnati.



Professor


EMPLOYMENT

 

-Currently: Associate Professor of Spanish, Towson University

-Spanish Graduate Instructor: Purdue University, Indiana University, University of Virginia.

-Translator of Dutch Literature: Editorial Debate, Madrid, Spain

(Translated Novels: Las leyes, La amistad, In Memoriam, by Connie Palmen)

-Review of my translation Las leyes in Diario "El Mundo"

-Review of my translation La amistad in the Argentinian Diario "La Nacion"

-Review of my translation In Memoriam in Diario "ABC"

-Public High School Teacher, Spain (Madrid, Cadiz)

-Radio Speaker, Journalist, Interpreter, Guitarist

 

COURSES TAUGHT IN AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES


-SPAN 470. Politics, Humor, Love, Philosophy and Literature: Francisco de Quevedo. Towson University (originally created)

-SPAN 470. Masterpieces of Spanish Golden Age. Towson University (originally created)

-SPAN 321. Survey of Spanish Literature. Towson University

-SPAN 311. Culture and Civilization of Spain. Towson University

-SPAN 302. Spanish Composition and Conversation II. Towson University

-SPAN 301. Spanish Composition and Conversation I. Towson University

-SPAN 202. Intermediate Spanish II. Towson University

-SPAN 201. Intermediate Spanish I. Towson University

-SPAN 330. Literary Analysis, Peninsular and Latin American Literature. University of Virginia. (originally created)

-SPAN 311. Advanced Spanish Grammar Review. University of Virginia.

-SPAN 202. Advanced Intermediate Spanish. University of Virginia.

-SPAN 202. Spanish Level IV. Purdue University

-SPAN 201. Spanish Level III. Purdue University.

-SPAN 102. Spanish Level II. Purdue University

-SPAN 102. Elementary Spanish. University of Virginia.

-SPAN 101. Spanish Elements I. Towson University.

-S 100. Elementary Spanish I. Indiana University

My SPAN 470 Syllabus (Quevedo seminar)

My SPAN 470 Syllabus (Spanish Golden Age)

My SPAN 330 Syllabus

My SPAN 321 Syllabus

My SPAN 311 Syllabus (History of Spain)

My SPAN 311 Syllabus (Grammar Review)

My SPAN 201 Syllabus

My SPAN 202 Syllabus (2011, Towson University)

My SPAN 202 Syllabus (2009, University of Virginia)

My SPAN 102 Syllabus

Students Evaluations Summary  -Purdue U, U of Virginia

Students Evaluations Summary  -Towson U SPAN 202  SPAN 301  SPAN311

Observations of my classes:

- Purdue University (Blanca Morales 1 - 2, Professor Garfinkel)

- University of Virginia (Professor Scida; Karen Frazier)

- Towson University (Professor Ebacher) (Professor Ramsdell)

Original Materials created for my classes

- Teaching Portfolio
(Appendix 1 - Appendix 2 - Appendix 3 - Appendix 4
Appendix 5 - Appendix 6 - Appendix 7 - Appendix 8)

 

Teachin


JOURNALISM

1987-92 Articles and Documentaries for the Newspaper Europa Sur, Algeciras, Spain.

1989 Daily Columnist for Newspaper Europa Sur during the summer 1989.

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Interviews:

1995 "German de Patricio, traductor y filologo", Europa Sur, 6 December 1995: 8.

1998 "Zwoegen op Barbertje en een droge boterham", Het Parool, 15 May 1998: 6-7.

1998 "Het is pas goed als ze niets van je merken", Boekblad 33 (1998): 14-15.

2010 "Un profesor de Lengua, investido doctor en la Universidad de Virginia", Europa Sur, 20 May 2010: 8.

 

FICTION


1995 "La Distorsion de Sisebundo Cebolla", De Babel, Revista Literaria Internacional, 3 (1995): 7-10.

1994 "Alejandro Martin. No me habia dado cuenta", Diario de Cadiz, 17 December 1994: 30.

1993 "Fuera. Weg!", Diario de Cadiz, 3 October 1993: 14.

1993 "SexotoNo en Amsterdam", Diario de Cadiz, 19 September 1993: 12-13.

1993 "Un momento de gloria: Amsterdam y Decadencia", Almoraima, Creacion Literaria y Artistica, 10 (1993): 30-39.

1992 "Marzo. Un tren por Alemania", Diario de Cadiz, 11 April 1992: 42.

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Coleccion de todos mis relatos publicados y algunos ineditos: Lo que vale un peine.


 Classroom


OTHERS

-Editor of the Towson University Foreign Languages Gazette, a yearly online review with works of TU Foreign Languages students in their target languages:

http://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/documents/forlgazette_s2013.pdf

http://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/documents/forlgazette_s2014.pdf

http://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/documents/foreign-language-gazette-spring-2015.pdf

http://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/documents/forlazette_s2016.pdf

http://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/documents/forlgazette_s2017.pdf

https://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/forlgazette-s2018.pdf

https://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/documents/forlgazette-s2019.pdf

https://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/forl-gazette-s2020.pdf

- English subtitles for the Spanish sit-com Aqui no hay quien viva with pedagogical purposes:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZrxQHDXyUU

- Guitar player for the "Festival de Musica Latina", Towson University, November 18, 2010

- Guitar player for the "Conference on Spanish and Hispanic American Poetry", directed by Professor Fernando Opere. University of Virginia, November 2007

- Announcer and Writer, "Purdue Radio", Indiana; 2 series of programs on Flamenco music, in English:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5zS6DLrsCk&

- Readings of Our Own Poetry, "Taller de poesia", Poetry Workshop directed by Professor Fernando Opere. University of Virginia, Fall 2006

- Member of Teatro Estable Municipal de Algeciras (Official City Council Theatre Troupe) performing "El retablo de las maravillas" (Cervantes)

 


HOBBIES


Guitar player & lead singer: The Virginia Rumba Band "Mezcla Extra Fuerte"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0z_1I2bGCU

Swimming, Bicycle, Hiking, Cooking (very bad)

Political Nostalgia: Mi padre: elecciones locales de 1983

 

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 Last Modified: December, 12, 2020.