Fountain, Anne O.
World Languages and Literatures
Year Retired from SJSU
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B.A. "With Honors" in Spanish, Indiana University, 1966
M.A. in Spanish, Indiana University, 1968
Ph.D. in Spanish, Columbia University, 1973
Graduate Area Certificate, Latin American Studies, Columbia University, School of International Affairs, 1973
William Peace University, 1972 -2002
Meredith College, 1979-80
Morelia, Mexico, for University of Southern Mississippi, summer 1996
University of Southern Mississippi, summer 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2003
University of South Florida (Cuban Studies), summer 2001
San José State University, 2002-2016
University of Florida (Spanish and Latin American Studies), Spring 2014
Administrative and Professional Experience
SJSU, Acting Chair, World Languages and Literatures Oct. 17, 2011–May 31, 2012
SJSU, Interim Chair, Television, Radio, Film and Theatre August 2009-August 2010
SJSU, WLL Coordinator, Spanish & Latin American Studies, Fall 2005-Fall 2009 & Fall 2010–Fall 2011
President, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), 2016
President, Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), 1993-94
Chair (now called President), Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), 1995-96
I have loved teaching and serving SJSU students, securing scholarships and funding for them, being a McNair Scholars mentor seven times from 2004- 2012, and keeping in touch with many students after they graduate.
Ramona: Novela Americana, co-edited edición crítica, 2018
José Martí, the United States, and Race, 2014, paperback edition 2017
Disconnect/ Desencuentro (English/Spanish edition of stories by Nancy Alonso) Trans. Anne Fountain, 2012.
Closed for Repairs, Trans. of Cerrado por Reparación by Nancy Alonso, 2007
Cuba on the Edge (An anthology of Cuban short fiction) co-edited, 2007.
Versos Sencillos: A Dual Language Edition, 2005
José Martí and U.S. Writers, 2003
Forthcoming: Critical chapter on José Martí for The Wiley Blackwell Companion to World Literature, Volume IV.
“Teaching the Latin American Emerson" in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, 2018.
“Martí and Emerson: Close Reading, Context, and Translation” in Syncing the Americas: José Martí and the New Modernity. 2017.
“Challenging Assumptions in a Spanish American Culture and Civilization Class,” in Fostering Culture through Film, 2016.
“Autores estadounidenses asumidos por Martí” (U.S. authors profiled by Martí) in Norteamericanos: Apóstoles, poetas, bandidos, 2009.
“Questions of race and gender: Evangelina Cisneros and the Spanish-Cuban-American War,” in Annals: Latin America: Approaching the Millennium, 1999.
“Aliados y ejemplos para los estudios chicanos en la nueva era global” (A rejoinder ) in Hispania, special centenary volume, 2017.
“Martí, Emerson y la naturaleza,” Anuario del Centro de Estudios Martianos # 35, 2012.
“Teaching Translations of Translations,” Translation Review (Fall 2010) (Published fall 2011)
“Maya and Nahuatl in the Teaching of Spanish,” with Catherine Fountain, Dimension, 2007.
“President Julio Roca and the Welsh Communities of Patagonia,” Southeastern Latin Americanist, 1999.