Faculty

cover: Book of Good Love, Archpriest of Hita

Beth S. Tremallo, Ph.D.

Instructor, Spanish

Department of Communications and Languages
Raritan Valley Community College

Office: Somerset 239
908-526-1200 x 8536
btremall @ raritanval.edu

 

This is Where I Learned Most of What I Know:

  • 1990 - Ph.D. Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish Golden Age) 
    Harvard University
  • 1984 - M.A. Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish)
    Harvard University
  • 1982 - B.A. Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish) 
    Harvard University
  • 1978 - Phillips Exeter Academy

Languages:

English (native), Spanish (fluent), French (decent), Italian (reading knowledge), German (enough to ask for directions), Latin (“De gustibus non est dispuntandum”)

Courses I’ve Taught at RVCC and Elsewhere:

  • Spanish: all levels, including Spanish for Native & Heritage Speakers
  • French: Intro and Intermediate
  • American Lit One
  • Contemporary American Drama
  • Introduction to the Short Story
  • Popular Literature
  • 19th Century Spanish Literature
  • Don Quixote
  • Drama of the Spanish Golden Age
  • Medieval Spanish Literature    
  • Writing Skills Workshop (developmental)
  • College Writing Workshop 
  • Research Writing
  • Research Writing: Focus on Science
  • Research Writing: Focus on Conflict

Some Publications:

  • Irony and Self-Knowledge in Francisco López de Villalobos.  NY: Garland, 1991. (Book)
  • “El Anfitrión de Francisco López de Villalobos.” Anuario de Letras 27 (1989): 313-28. (Article)

Some Honors:

  • Committee on Advanced Study and Research, 1991, Lafayette College,
    grant to support research in London and Madrid
  • Williams B. McKinney Assistant Professor, Lafayette College
  • Dissertation (in English) published in “Outstanding Studies in the Romance Languages”
    Garland Press, 1991 
  • Certificate of Distinguished Teaching, Harvard University
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • John Harvard Scholar
  • Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholar
  • Detur Prize