Meet the Faculty
April D. Marshall
Chair, International Studies and Languages Division
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
Division: International Studies and Languages Division
Office: Seaver Academic Complex (SAC) 101
Phone: (310) 506-6553
Fax: (310) 506-7518
- Ph.D., Spanish, New York University, 2003
- M.A., Spanish, University of Louisville, 1998
- B.A., Spanish and History, University of Louisville, 1996
- Elementary Spanish II
- Advanced Spanish Grammar, Composition, and Creative Writing
- Intensive Elementary Spanish
- Intermediate Spanish
- Freshman Seminar - Imagining Illness: Representations of Disease in Literature, Art, Music and Film
- Survey of Spanish-American Culture and Civilization
- Literature of Spanish America II (1880-Present)
- Nobel Prize Literature of the Hispanic World
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Story Magic
- Literature of Spanish America I (Beginning - 1880)
- Pepperdine Dean's Research Grant, 2004-2005
- Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honors Society
- Modern Language Association
- American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
- AIDS and Literature
- Disease as a Historical Force in Latin America
- Disease as Metaphor in Latin American Literature
- Incorporating Technology in the Language Classroom
- "'Onomastic Emphasis' in Julia Álvarez's Saving the World." NAMES. 57.4 (2009): 229-235.
- Representing Suffering: El dolor de Colombia en los ojos Botero. Hispanic Research Journal. 9.5 (2008): 478-492.
- "Practices and Principles for Engaging the Three Communicative Modes in Spanish through Songs and Music. Co-author Frank Nuessel. Hispania. 91.1 (2008): 139-146.
- Portraying Plague: The Possibilities in Puenzo's La peste. Into the Mainstream: Essays on Spanish American and Latino Literature and Culture. Ed. Jorge Febles. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. 170-182.
- Metaphors We Die By. Perspectives on Metaphor. Ed. Frank Nuessel. Spec. issue of Semiotica. 161.1/4 (2006): 345-61.