Turner's Challenge
original painting by Greg Keeler
 


Jack B. Jelinski

Professor Emeritus of Spanish

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
College of Letters & Science
Montana State University-Bozeman
Phone: (406) 994-4448, Fax: (406) 994-6199
Email: umljj@montana.edu

 


CURRICULUM VITAE


SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES:

  Conference Papers and Presentations

"Unamuno: descubridor de Don Quixote y Sancho Panza." Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Spanish Literature. Jacqueline Martin, Head, Department of Modern Languages, University of Puget Sound, May, 1975. Annual conference. (In Spanish)

"Unamuno: se ensayo como poesia." Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Spanish Literature Section. Seattle, Washington, April 1976. Annual Conference. (In Spanish)

"Covert Contradictions in the Philosophy of the Profession." Invited panel presentation. Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Portland, Oregon, April 1981. Annual Conference.

"The Curse of the Gypsy: Aldecoa's Second Novel." Invited paper for the Eighth Annual Colloquium on Agony, Empathy and Pathos in Modern Literature and Film. West Virginia University, Morgantown, September 1983.

"The Gypsy Myth in Con el viento solano. Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Missoula, Montana, May 1984. Annual conference.

"Cien anos de Soldad: Los recuerdos de un mago." Fifth Annual Cincinnati conference on Romance Languages and Literature, May 1985. (In Spanish)

State Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The following presentations have been given at annual state meetings:

1. 1975: Two hour workshop on new approach to teaching the Spanish Subjunctive: Theory, Methodology, 16-page outline, exercises and student outline distributed to all participants.

2. 1976: Two presentations with materials distributed, one on Por/para and another on the Preterite-Imperfect Problem.

3. 1979: Grammar presentations during the "Spanish Problems Clinic" for all high school Teachers.

4. 1984: Organization (preliminary) of "Montana Collaborative Resource Group", for high school teachers.

5. 1986: Presentation of Proficiency Grant Project conducted 1985-1986 under Title II.

"A Practical Approach to the Development of Quality Review Procedures." 50 minute presentation: Fifth Annual Conference: Academic Chairpersons: In Search of Academic Quality, February 15-17, 1988 in Orlando, Florida.

"The Naked Truth About the Spanish Subjunctive." Three hour workshop presentation. Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Annual Conference, Missoula, Montana. May 1989.

"Mario as Biblical Analogue in Cinco horas con Mario." Spanish Novel of the XX Century, National Conference, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, San Antonio, Texas, August 10-14, 1989.

"The Implications of Primary Language Acquisition for the Integration of Ethnic Minorities." Foreign Language Linguistics, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 19-22, 1989.

"Minority Languages Meet the Dominant Culture", a 50-minute presentation given at the annual meeting of the Montana Education Association, October 18, 1990, Bozeman, Montana. In-service credits awarded for attendance.

"Assimilation vs. Pluralism: The Paradox of Bilingual Education", Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Spokane, Washington, May 9-11, 1991.

"Language/Cultural Maintenance: Legitimate or Political Goal of Bilingual Education Programs?" Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages, Missoula, MT May 12-14, 1994.

Presider/Chair for session of Interactive Video Programs in Foreign Languages. Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages: Denver, CO, March, 1995.

Chair: "Revisioning the Future: New Strategies for Foreign Language Teaching." 56th Annual Convention, the College Language Association. Winston-Salem, North Carolina. April 12, 1996.

"Can We Teach The Mysteries of the Verb System?" Two hour Sectional for Montana Spanish Teacher, MALT Spring Conference, March 22-23, 1996, Bozeman.

"How To Write With All The Verbs." Half-Day Workshop. National Meeting: American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. August 7-11, 1996. Orlando, Florida.

"Monsignor Quixote: Graham Green Rewriting Unamuno Rewriting Cervantes." Interdisciplinary Conference, The Hispanic Connection: Spanish and Spanish-American Literature in the Arts of the World. Hofstra University, New York, October 16-18, 1997.

Pacific Northwest Council For Languages (PNCFL): Half-day Fee Workshop. "A Practical Approach To Teaching and Using All The Verbs ," Tacoma, Washington, April 8, 1999.

Presider: "Teaching Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns For Mastery." PNCFL Conference, Tacoma, Washington, April 9, 1999.

Presider: "Placticaditas: Student Lead Conversation Circles," PNCFL Conference, Tacoma, Washington, April 9, 1999.

Joint MEA/AFT Annual Meeting: Half-day workshop. "Spanish Conditional Sentences," Billings Skyview, October 19-21, 2000.

"Don Quixote: Sin, Grace and Redemption."  Don Quixote: The First 400 Years.  November 4-6, 2004, Hofstra University Conference.

 

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