Amanda K Rector

 Amanda Rector

Contact Information

4034 Foreign Languages Building

Office Hours

  • T/TH 1-2pm, or by appt., FLB 4034
Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • 18th-20th Century Luso-HIspanic Immigration, the Luso-Hispanic Atlantic, travel writing, transnationalism, affect, citizenship, and belonging

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (M.A. 2014)
  • Wartburg College (B.A. 2011)

Grants

  • Spanish and Portuguese Department Small Research Fellowship, Summer 2017
  • Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for Brazilian Portuguese; Academic Year 2015-2016
  • Graduate College Conference Travel Grant; Fall 2015
  • Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese Department Small Fellowship for research. Summer 2014
  • Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for study of Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Summer 2014

Courses

  • SPAN 326: Which Way Home? Latin American Immigration and Emigration, 1811-Present (Spring 2018)
  • SPAN 250: Introduction to Literary Analysis (Spring 2017, Fall 2017)
  • SPAN 228: Spanish Composition for Heritage Learners (Spring 2018) (online)
  • SPAN 228: Spanish Composition (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015 (online), Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
  • SPAN 200: Readings in Hispanic Texts (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2017)
  • SPAN 141: Intro to Spanish Grammar (Spring 2013, Summer 2013)
  • SPAN 103: Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2012)