Antonio Cardentey

Lecturer of Spanish

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Email Address:
alevin9@gatech.edu
Office Location:
233 Swann
Office Hours:
By Appointment Online

Overview

Dr. Cardentey completed his undergraduate studies in Humanities with a concentration in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Havana. He also holds a master’s degree in Hispanic Philology from the Spanish National Research Council in Madrid, Spain. He worked as a research associate for the Institute of Literature and Linguistics in the Cuban Academy of Sciences, and as a copyeditor at Wifredo Lam Center for Contemporary Art. His articles and book reviews have been published in refereed journals such as Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Alambique. Revista Académica de Ciencia Ficción y Fantasía, Anuario L/L. Estudios Literarios, and Cuban Studies. As an educator, Dr. Cardentey relies on a multiliteracies pedagogy to link language education and cultural studies so that students consistently develop an intercultural communication competence. By assigning creative projects with applicability to and relevance in the “real world,” he encourages students to associate classroom proficiency with professional success.

Education:
  • Ph.D. Romance Languages-Spanish
  • M.A. Hispanic Philology
  • B.A. Humanities-Hispanic Linguistics
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Affect & Emotions In Caribbean Historical Fiction
  • Hispanic Linguistics & Language Pedagogy
  • Latin American, Caribbean & Latinx Studies
  • Race, Gender, Class
  • Science Fiction
  • Soviet Technology & Aesthetics In Latin American Culture

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Applied, Cognitive and Socio-Cultural Linguistics
  • Digital Media
  • Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Spanish
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Europe
  • Latin America and Caribbean
Issues:
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Digital Humanities
  • Higher Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Latin-American, Latino/Latina, and Hispanic Studies
  • World Literature

Courses

  • PORT-1803: Special Topics: Elementary Portuguese I
  • SPAN-1001: Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN-1002: Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN-2001: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN-3040: Pract. App. Span Grammar
  • SPAN-3050: Intro-Read Hispanic Lit
  • SPAN-3101: Conversation I
  • SPAN-3500: Sci-Fi In Latin America
  • SPAN-4061: Science & Technology I
  • SPAN-8803: Special Topics: Soviet Technology in Latin American Cult

All Publications

Journal Articles

Chapters

Internet Publications

Translations

Other Publications