Professor Lynn Loewen teaches Spanish language and literature, modern language teaching methodology, modern literature in translation, theory of translation, culture awareness orientation, and heritage courses.
She has studied at U.S., Mexican, and Colombian universities. She earned an M.S. in bilingual education from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and her Ph.D. in comparative literature from UW-Madison, specializing in poetry and Hispanic literature. Her graduate research dealt with the theory and methodology in second language acquisition and with comparative literature.
Prof. Loewen lived and worked in Colombia for 15 years, where she held positions as an English as a second language teacher, a principal in British and U.S. embassy-identified bilingual schools, and as a curriculum consultant for the U.S. Office of Overseas Schools. She also taught English language and literature courses at several universities in Bogota, Colombia. She authored a five-text series for teaching English as a second language and has published Spanish essays, poetry and translations in a variety of literary publications in Colombia.
She joined the Carthage faculty in 1988.
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