Kathleen O’Connor-Bater

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Job title: 

Associate Professor of Modern Languages Spanish/French

Phone: 

(516)876-5012

E-mail: 

oconnorbaterk@oldwestbury.edu

Building: 

New Academic Building

Room: 

3014

Office hours: 

  • Mondays & Wednesdays: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Courses taught: 

  • ML1100-1110 Basic Spanish 1-2
  • ML1000-1010Basic French 1-2
  • ML3260 Spanish Linguistics: Universals of Grammar
  • ML3250 Fundamentals of Spanish Linguistics
  • ML3600 Intro to the Study of Hispanic Literature
  • ML4545 Civilization and Culture of Latin America (in Spanish)
  • ML4800 Modernisms and Modernity
  • ML6510 Structure of Spanish
  • ML6840 Topics in Pre-Columbian Cultures and Literature

Education: 

  • Columbia University, Ph.D. in Modern Languages

Research interests: 

  • Contemporary Metaphor Theory
  • Literary Translation
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Literary biography

Select publications & presentations: 

Books: 

  • A Bilingual Anthology of Poems by Ruben Dario: Annotations and Facing Page Translations. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. 2014 (ISBN-13: 978-1495504044)


Book Chapters:

  • La Traduccion del Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo como argumento del "excepcionalismo" mexicano. in Multiculturalismo y minorcas etincas en las Americas. Adriana Cruz-Manjarrez (Coordinadora) Colima, Mx: Universidad de Colima Press. 2013


Presentations:

  • "Mundial Magazine (1911-1914) as a medium for the diffusion of Hispanic literary works worldwide". XV Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispanica. April 6, 2015. Antigua, Guatemala
  • "Mais quelqu'un troubla la fete: Ruben Dario decepcionado en Paris". XIII Simposio Internacional Ruben Dario, Leon, Nicaragua. 18-21 January, 2013
  • "Maximo Jerez y el pensamiento social de Ruben Dario". X Simposio Internacional Ruben Dario. Leon, NIcaragua. 18-21 January 2012