Dr. Rainer Goetz

Language(s) taught:Spanish

Teaching: Intensive Grammar Review, Selections of Spanish Literature, History of the Spanish Language Research: Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature, Historical Linguistics, Autobiographical Writing

Degrees/Certifications:PhD, Romance Languages (1990) Duke University
BA, Spanish (1986) Appalachian State University

La lengua española: Panorama sociolingüístico. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2007.

Spanish Golden Age Autobiography in Its Context. New York: Peter Lang Publishing,  Inc., 1995. 

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Every fall the department co-hosts the Latin American Film Series. An event open to students, faculty and the public in general. Admission is free. Schedule information of the films is posted on the first week of August.


DLLC Department Chair 
Dr. James Fogelquist
520 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3096 

DLLC Assistant Chair
Dr. Catherine Fountain
529 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2308 

DLLC Administrative Assistant
Ms. Cindy Trivette
521 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3095 

LARC Director
Dr. Paul Sebastian
524 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2932

UNC World Language Exchange

The World Language exchange was created in 2013 to manage the sharing of less commonly taught languages across the UNC system. This exchange offers access to a variety of languages such as Persian, Cherokee and Ancient Greek as well as courses that explore culture.

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