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Julia Isaac Professorial Lecturer World Languages and Cultures

Additional Positions at AU
Director, Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation
Degrees
BA-ESL Teaching (ISP no. 8, Argentina); BA-English-Spanish Translation (ISP no. 8, Argentina) MA-Foreign Languages (West Virginia University) MA-SFL Teaching (UIMP, Spain)

Bio
Julia obtained two BA's; Teaching of English as a Second Language, and English<>Spanish Translation at the Instituto Superior del Profesorado No. 8 in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina. She held an English for Specific Purposes teaching position at the Red Cross School of Higher Education in Esperanza (Argentina) for three years, and has been a freelance translator since 2007. In 2013, she came to the US to pursue a MA in Foreign Languages (Spanish/Linguistics) in West Virginia University, after which she worked as an Interpreter, Translator & Cultural Mediator at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, and then as the Translation Project Manager of the Translation & Interpreting Office at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Since August 2017, she serves as a Professorial Lecturer of Spanish and Translation at American University. Since Fall 2018, Julia is also the Director of the Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation, and she recently obtained her second MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at the Universidad Internacional Meléndez Pelayo in Santander, Spain.
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Teaching

Spring 2020

  • SPAN-352 Adv Spanish I: Spain

  • SPAN-458 Intro to Spanish Translation

  • SPAN-459 Advanced Spanish Translation

Fall 2020

  • SPAN-458 Intro to Spanish Translation

  • SPAN-458 Intro to Spanish Translation

  • SPAN-459 Advanced Spanish Translation

  • SPAN-494 Comm Service Learning Project: Advanced Spanish Translation