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Omar A Valdez Rocha

[Omar Ariel Valdez Rocha]

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Last Updated: February 28, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
French and German nouvelle of the XIX century, theories of vision/visuality, and cinema in the Francophone world after the French New Wave.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
In 2013, Omar worked as a full-time instructor at different colleges in the North Texas area, teaching French at the beginning and intermediate levels.

Biography

Biography

As an undergraduate, Omar studied French and Spanish at the University of Texas at Arlington, before completing his Masters degree in Modern Languages at the same institution in 2012. Omar A Valdez Rocha is currently a PhD student at Rutgers University.

Education

Education

    • 2012 MA in Modern Languages
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012
    • 2010 BA in French
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2010

Appointments

Appointments

    • Aug 2015 to Aug 2019 Adjunct Assistant Professor
      Modern Languages, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, United States)
      Instruction of French Literature, Cinema, Conversation and Pronunciation, as well as the teaching of beginning and intermediate levels of the French language.
    • Aug 2015 to Aug 2019 Adjunct Instructor
      Modern Languages, Dallas Community College (Dallas, United States)
      Responsible for language instruction and the creation of syllabi, tests, and in-class activities.
    • Aug 2014 to May 2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant
      French, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, United States)
      Responsible for French language instruction, as well as review sessions, homework grading, and test creation.

Awards and Honors

    • May  2018 Outstanding Lecturer in French sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington

Courses

      • FREN 3303-002 ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION
        (Course Id: 104658)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-004 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-005 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 2313-001 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 2313-022 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • FREN 2314-022 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • FREN 1441-002 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1442-001 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • FREN 1442-003 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • FREN 3309-001 FRENCH FILM
        (Course Id: 113316)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • GLOBAL 2301-002 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 3300-001 PHONOLOGY & PRONUNCIATION
        (Course Id: 111498)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-001 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 3303-001 ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION
        (Course Id: 104658)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • FREN 3303-002 ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION
        (Course Id: 104658)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-001 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • FREN 1441-022 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1442-004 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1442-022 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 3311-001 FRENCH LITERATURE & CULTURE I
        (Course Id: 104654)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 2313-003 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 3300-001 PHONOLOGY & PRONUNCIATION
        (Course Id: 111498)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-004 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 3312-001 FREN LITERATURE & CULTURE II
        (Course Id: 104655)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-005 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 1441-007 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • FREN 3303-001 ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION
        (Course Id: 104658)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • FREN 3303-002 ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION
        (Course Id: 104658)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • FREN 3304-001 GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION
        (Course Id: 104651)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • FREN 3300-001 PHONOLOGY & PRONUNCIATION
        (Course Id: 111498)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • FREN 3300-002 PHONOLOGY & PRONUNCIATION
        (Course Id: 111498)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • FREN 4338-001 TOP FRENCH LIT
        (Topic: Women's Auto-Fiction | Course Id: 104676)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • FREN 1442-001 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2013
      • FREN 1442-001 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • FREN 1442-002 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • FREN 1442-005 BEGINNING FRENCH II
        (Course Id: 104644)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • FREN 2313-001 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • FREN 2313-002 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • FREN 1441-010 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • FREN 2313-002 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • FREN 2313-004 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104646)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • FREN 1441-001 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • FREN 1441-002 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • FREN 1441-001 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • FREN 1441-006 BEGINNING FRENCH I
        (Course Id: 104643)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011