Lisa M. Rabin
Associate Professor of Spanish
George Mason University


Professor Rabin teaches Latin American literary and cultural studies, globalization and culture, writing in Spanish, and critical service-learning.

Recent syllabi:


Spanish 370

Spanish 390

FALL 2010

Spanish 335: Spanish for Proficiency (Identity and Culture in Latin America)

Spanish 480/Spanish 545: Visual Culture in Latin America


Spanish 390

Cultural Studies 320: Globalization & Culture

Critical Service-Learning Projects in Northern Virginia:

Spanish for Young Heritage Learners at Arlington Traditional School:

Washington Post article by Maria Glod: "Clubs Ground Students in the Language of Their Roots"
LA Language World article by Rey M. Rodríguez
Mason Gazette article

Culmore Bilingual ESL & Popular Education Project:

Video from the 2009 Culmore Field Study

Past courses of interest:

FRLN 330-001: Dante, Modern and Medieval Paths
      Dante in the Knowledge Society Website
Spanish 510 Introduction to the Graduate Study of Literary and Cultural Studies in Spanish
Foreign Language 550: The Avant-Garde in Paris and Latin America
Spanish 540: El Surrealismo en Latinoamérica