Marcus Palmer

Marcus Palmer

Assistant Professor
College Of Arts And Sciences
Department of Language, Literature, and Arts
Main Campus-CAB Room 326

210-784-2268   |mpalmer@tamusa.edu

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Having finished his BA in Spanish from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, and MA in Foreign Languages and Literatures from the University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. Palmer completed his PhD in Spanish is from the University of Iowa. As a native Texan, Dr. Palmer is proud to be a Jaguar.

In 2016, Dr. Palmer welcomed TAMUSA's first freshman class as the coordinator for the Spanish program, and has taught all levels of Spanish language, literature, and culture. Since joining TAMUSA, Dr. Palmer deveoped the Spanish minor and a second baccalaureate degree with a teaching certificate, and is responsible for all adminstrative duties relative to the Spanish program. Dr. Palmer has developed specialzed courses to satisfy General Education Requirements (Latin American Film History / Introduction to Spanish Language Literature), and has offered a number of  Special Topics Courses related his research areas and specializations: The Mexican Novel, Narratives of the Mexican Revolution, and Lat Amn Women Writers.

Dr. Palmer's research areas are primarily related to Arab Diasporas to Latin America, and has peer-reviwed publications dealing with Lat Amn literary histories, Orientalist writing practices, and the Mahjar. Current research projects trace Argentina's Mahjar literary history and broaden the term "Arab Amercan" to include writers in the Americas who publish in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Palmer is an Associate Editor for Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World.

 

Courses Teaching

Subject Number Section Description Term Syllabus
SPAN 3301 605 Advanced Spanish Grammar Fall 2022

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SPAN 2320 600 Intro to Spanish Lang-Literat Fall 2022

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