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Ballantyne, Margaret

Ballantyne, Margaret

Professor
Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities
Areas of Expertise:
  • Nineteenth Century Literature and Intellectual History of Spain
  • Women Writers from Spain
  • Translation; Literary Translation
  • Nineteenth Century Women Writers in Spain
  • Literary Translation
I weave together teaching, scholarship, & service to engage students. These overlap especially in translation & ed tech. My translation experiences connect to my teaching & to my published translations. In the 90's I directed YC's student-staffed Spanish translation center. Theory & practice combined as students gained career experience & contributed to the community. Ever since translators became early adopters of Gutenberg's revolutionary technology language professional have embraced technology. Beginning with language lab it was natural for me to incorporate technology, as it has developed to enhance my classes. I have made Ed. I am developing OER materials for my courses. I will teach SPAN 240 as an OER course this semester.
Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Brown University  Hispanic Studies  1984 
MA  Brown University  Hispanic Studies  1981 
BA  Adelphi University  Spanish  1978 
certificate  Instituto de Cultura Hispánica, Madrid  Spanish Studies  1977