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Francis Agbemade

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Graduate Assistant/Associate, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Spanish
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Francis (Fred) Agbemade was born in Abor, a small Ewe-speaking community in Ghana, West Africa. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in French and Spanish from the University of Ghana. He also studied Spanish at the University of Cienfuegos, Cuba. He participated in an internship program with University of Seville’s Translation Bureau. He also pursued Translation Studies at the University of Seville. He later obtained his Master’s degree in Spanish from Ohio University. Fred Agbemade is currently a Spanish PhD candidate in the School of International Letters and, Arizona State University. His research interests include Afro-Hispanic and Afro-Caribbean literature and culture and Chicano and Afro-American Studies.

Education

Spanish PhD Candidate—Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona (2014-present)

Spanish Masters—Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (2011-2014)

Intercultural & Translation Certificate—University of Seville (2012-2013)

BA (French & Spanish)—University of Ghana (2005-2010)

Advanced Spanish Certificate—University of Cienfuegos, Cuba (2008-2009)

Teachers’ Certificate—Mount Mary Training College, Somanya, Ghana (1999-2002)

Research Interests
  1. Afro-Hispanic literature and culture
  2. Afro-Caribbean literature and culture
  3. Latin American literature and culture
  4. Contemporary Spanish literature
  5. Chicano and Afro-American Studies
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
SPA 325Intro to Hispanic Literature
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 313Spanish Conversation and Comp
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish