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David R. George Jr

Senior Lecturer in Spanish

Associations

Spanish

Roger Williams Hall, Room 305

European Studies

Roger Williams Hall, Room 305

207-786-8347dgeorge@bates.edu

About

David R. George, Jr., received his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 2003, and has been Lecturer in Spanish at Bates College since 2000. In addition to language, he teaches courses on Spanish literature and film, Catalan culture, Iberian integration in Europe, and Hispano-Asian connections.

David has published articles and book chapters on a variety of aspects of nineteenth and twentieth-century Spanish literature, film and television, including on issues of cultural exchange and travel between Spain and Asia. He is co-editor of the volumes Historias de la pequeña pantalla. Representaciones históricas en la televisión de la España democrática (Iberoamericana 2009), and Televising Restoration Spain: History and Fiction in Twenty-First Century Costume Dramas (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). He is also author of annotated editions Leopoldo Ala’s Doña Berta (LinguaText 2008) and Benito Pérez Galdós’s Tormento (LinguaText 2012). His current research deals with the influence of Japanese culture in Spain from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century.

Expertise

Current Courses

Fall Semester 2018

SPAN 202
Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN 205
Advanced Spanish

SPAN 210
Writing Spanish

SPAN 457
Senior Thesis