Ms. Olivia A. Posada

Language(s) taught:Spanish
Teaching/Research:SNH 1010 - 1020 Beginning Spanish I & II, SNH 1040 - 1050 Intermediate Spanish I & II, and SNH 1030 - 1060 Accelerated Beginning and Intermediate Spanish. 
Degrees/Certifications:MA, Spanish (2008) University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
BA, Spanish (2005) Berea College, Berea, KY 
Personal Bio:Olivia A. Posada was born and raised in Mexico in a bi-cultural home; her father is Mexican and her mother is American. Prior to moving to the U.S.A. in 2000 to attend college, she had lived in the former Czechoslovakia and Israel. She has also lived in both Segovia, Spain, and Istanbul, Turkey, on study abroad programs. An avid traveler, Posada has also visited Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, and South Africa. In addition to international travel, she enjoys participating in running events, particularly half-marathons.

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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.


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DLLC Department Chair 
Dr. James Fogelquist 
520 Sanford Hall
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DLLC Assistant Chair
Dr. Catherine Fountain
529 Sanford Hall
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DLLC Administrative Assistant
Ms. Cindy Trivette
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LARC Director
Dr. Paul Sebastian
524 Sanford Hall
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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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