Barbara Alvarez

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University: 
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Unit: 
Libraries
Department: 
Libraries
Title: 
Librarian for Romance Languages and Literatures, Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, and Comparative Literature
Phone: 
734-936-2361
Short bio: 

As a member of the University Library's International Studies Team, Barbara supports research, teaching and learning in the area of French, Iberian, Italian, Latin American, Lusophone African Studies as well as Translation Studies and Comparative Literature. She develops the collection in the above areas, provides reference service, teaches research methods in the Humanities, and offers workshops on publishing for new academic authors.

M.A. in Hispanic Literatures, University of Alberta (Canada), 1995.

M.L.I.S., University of Alberta (Canada), 2000.

 

Research summary: 

user-centered design and information architecture, the history of translations of Don Quixote into English, intersection of composition pedagogy and information literacy instruction, digital humanities pedagogy