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Melissa Simmermeyer, Senior Lecturer

Melissa Simmermeyer
Contact Info:
Office Location:  2122 Campus Drive #206, Durham, NC 27708-0269
Email Address: send me a message
Web Pages:  https://scholars.duke.edu/person/simmerme
http://sites.duke.edu/advancedspanishtranslation/

Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • SPANISH 203.03, INTERMEDIATE SPANISH Synopsis
    Crowell 108, MWF 08:30 AM-09:30 AM
  • SPANISH 301.04, ADV SPANISH WRITING Synopsis
    Friedl Bdg 102, WF 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • SPANISH 301.05, ADV SPANISH WRITING Synopsis
    West Duke 106, TuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • SPANISH 310.01, SPANISH ENGLISH TRANSLATION Synopsis
    Languages 114, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
    (also cross-listed as LINGUIST 310.01, LSGS 310.01)
Office Hours:

Fall 2021 (ET)
August 23-December 3

In-person student hours
MWF 9:30-9:50 Crowell 108 (except 10/4, 11/22-11/26)
F 11:30-12:15 Friedl 102 (except 10/01, 10/29, 11/26)

Student hours via Zoom (schedule a 15-minute meeting with me)
M 10:15-11:00 except 10/4, 11/22)

Or by appointment (simmerme@duke.edu)

Education:

M.S.Georgetown University1992
B.A.University of Notre Dame1990
Specialties:

Spanish
Spanish and Latin-American Studies
Latino Studies
Research Interests: Spanish-language pedagogy, second-language instruction and assessment, second-language writing instruction and assessment, Spanish grammar instruction and assessment, 20th-century Latin American literature and culture, language-learning technologies

Keywords:

Critical theory • Language and culture • Latin American literature • Second language acquisition • Spanish language • Spanish language materials • Spanish language--Grammar--Problems, exercises, etc • Spanish language--Written Spanish • Translating and interpreting


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