Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Vivian Flanzer


Senior LecturerMA, The University of Texas at Austin

Senior Lecturer & Portuguese Language Program Coordinator and Supervisor
Vivian Flanzer

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Interests


Cross-cultural pragmatics; Foreign Language Education; Language teaching, culture and technology; Creation of pedagogical materials; Brazilian culture and society; Language, ethnicity and identity

Courses


POR 611D • Second-Year Portuguese

44219 • Spring 2020
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM MEZ 1.102
GC

Focuses on the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while building vocabulary. Reviews rules and terminology of Portuguese grammar. Introduces complex grammar structures and Portuguese speaking cultures, with a focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

43990 • Fall 2019
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM MEZ 2.122
GC

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611D • Second-Year Portuguese

45275 • Fall 2018
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM MEZ 1.118
GC

Focuses on the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while building vocabulary. Reviews rules and terminology of Portuguese grammar. Introduces complex grammar structures and Portuguese speaking cultures, with a focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations.

POR 327C • Adv Grammar/Writing In Context

45505 • Spring 2018
Meets TTH 9:30AM-11:00AM BEN 1.104
GCWr

Study and practice of Portuguese grammar, including reading exercises and guided composition designed to develop writing skills across styles. Students will be exposed to various topics in Portuguese language, literature, and culture.

POR 375 • Lit/ Media In Contemp Brazil

45517 • Spring 2018
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MEZ 2.118
GC (also listed as LAS 370P)

Important themes or issues in the Brazilian culture production. Designed to explore various cultural expressions and to understand them in specific political and historical contexts. Also may explore the cultural dialogues Brazil has established with other nations or regions.

Topic 5: Brazil: An Introduction.

Topic 6: Gender, Sexuality, and Labor in Brazilian Culture. Introduction to the vast spectrum of working women characters, including maids, prostitutes, teachers, factory workers, doctors, street vendors, and unpaid housewives, in Brazilian literature and film, in order to examine the roles of race and gender in shaping the stereotypes surrounding women's labor in modern Brazil.

Topic 7: Global Brazil: Immigration and Diaspora in Brazilian Culture. Examination of twentieth-century literature, films, and other cultural artifacts that capture the multicultural reality of Brazilian society and challenge the image of Brazil as a unified, harmonious, racially-mixed nation. Subjects include contemporary textual and visual representations of the Brazilian diaspora in the United States and Europe.

 

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

45950 • Fall 2017
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM UTC 4.120
GC

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

46000 • Spring 2017
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.104
GC

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

45930 • Fall 2016
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.104
GC

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

45065 • Spring 2016
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.102

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611D • Intermediate Portuguese II

45110 • Fall 2015
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.102

Focuses on the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while building vocabulary. Reviews rules and terminology of Portuguese grammar. Introduces complex grammar structures and Portuguese speaking cultures, with a focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

45555 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.102

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611D • Intermediate Portuguese II

46715 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.104

Focuses on the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while building vocabulary. Reviews rules and terminology of Portuguese grammar. Introduces complex grammar structures and Portuguese speaking cultures, with a focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

46995 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM MEZ 1.102

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

46720 • Fall 2013
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.124

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

46215 • Spring 2013
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM MEZ 1.122

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

POR 611S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr II

45935 • Fall 2012
Meets MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM BEN 1.124

Continuation of Portuguese 610S.

LAS 370P • Intro To Brazilian Literature

36210 • Spring 2001
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM BAT 302

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