Faculty

Anahit Hakoupian

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Spanish

Contact Information
E-mail: anahith@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-7426
Office: THH 156E

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Curriculum Vitae
 

Education

  • B.A. , University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. , University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ph.D. , University of Southern California

  • Conferences and Other Presentations


    Conference Presentations
    • "" Literary Pedagogy-The Reading and Teaching Experience:The Romantic Movement in the Hispanic-American Novel"", Hawaii Internatioional Conference on Arts and Humanities , Talk/Oral Presentation, Paper, Honolulu, Hawaii, University of Louisville , Invited, Fall 2014   
    • "" Critical Approaches to Teaching and Learning Literature:The Labyrinth of Irony: A Study of Irony in Juan de Mena's Laberinto de fortuna" ", Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Talk/Oral Presentation, Paper, Honolulu, Hawaii, University of Louisville, Invited, Fall 2012   
    • ""The Troubadours and the Courtly Love Tradition"", Lecture/Seminar, Paper, University of Southern California, Department of Comparative Literature, Invited, Fall 2009   
    • ""Teaching Grammar in the Communicative Classroom" ", Talk/Oral Presentation, University of Southern California, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Invited, Fall 2005   
    • ""The Courtly Love Tradition in Medieval Spain"", Lecture/Seminar, Paper, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Invited, Fall 1991   

    Other Presentations
    • "The Teaching and Learning Experience:Civilization and Barbarisam in Spanish American Literature", "Meet the Writer's Conference", University of Iowa, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1994-1995   
    • ""Making sense of the Complex Relationship Among Reading, Teaching and Learning from a Literary Text: Octavio Paz and the Surrealism"", presentation, University of Southern California, 1993-1994   

    Teaching Innovations and Multimedia Teaching

    • USC Breaking Bread Program--Incorporated into Spanish 220 courses, Fall 2015   

    Honors and Awards

    • Faculty Row-Home of America's Top Professors-honorary member, 2015-2016   
    • Outstanding teaching-UCLA Extension-OSHER, 2014-2015   
    • Recipient -Faculty Development Grant-University of Souhern California, 2012-2013   
    • Faculty Recognition Certificate-Ten Years of Service -University of Southern California , 2009-2010   
    • Recognition-Outstanding Teaching-Top Ten USC Faculty, 2002-2003   
    • Teaching Assistant Fellowhip--University of Souhern California, 1992-1993   

    Service to the University


    Committees
    • Member, Evaluation and Mentoring Committee, 2015-2016   
    • Member, Merit Evaluation Committee, 2015-2016   
    • Member, Senior Awards Committee-Outstanding Academic and Service Award--Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2015-2016   
    • Member, Merit Evaluation Committee, 2011-2012   
    • Member, Promotion Committee-- Spanish and Portuguese, Spring 2012   

    Other Service to the University
    • Mentor-Department of Spanish and Portuguese-University of Southern California, 2000-  
    • Evaluator- Diagnostic Exams- Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2015-2016   
    • Fulbright-Language Proficiency-Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Fall 2015   
    • conducted class observations and evaluations- (NTT promotion)- Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Spring 2012   
    • Coordinator-Persian Placement Exam, 2009-2010   
    • Trainer- new assistant lecturers in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese during summer and presenter in the departmental workshops., 2000-2007  
    • Evaluator-language proficiency -Fulbright Fellowship-University of Southern California , 2005-2006  
    • Fall 2005-presenter-Spanish & Portuguese Language Program Fall Orientation- "Teaching Grammar in the Communicative Classroom", 2005-2006   

    Service to the Profession


    Other Service to the Profession
    • Fulbight-Evaluator-Spansih, Fall 2015   
    • Participant-ACTFL--WPT (writing proficiency Tester) Certification Workshop, 2014-2015   
    • Faculty adviser, non-profit organization, "We care for our youth"- which provided tutorial services to underprivileged students in high school who wished to enter four-year colleges., Fall 2014   
    • ACTFL- OPI Certified Tester, 2013-2014   
    • ACTFL-OPI Certified Rater, 2012-2013   
    • Professional membership ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) , 2011-2012   
    • conducted Instructor Development Workshops in foreign language teaching--Department of Foreign Languages-UCLA Extension, 2011-2012   
    • Coordinator,course developer and lead instructor-Spanish for Business Communication; Media; Weekend Immersion Workshops in Conversational Spanish-Department of Foreign Languages-UCLA Extension, 2003-2010  
    • Scholarship donor to the non-profit organization, "We Care for You"-provided financial assistance to underprivileged students in high school who wished to attend four-year colleges, 05/01/2000-01/01/2006  
    • Offered model classes in foreign language teaching (Spanish) to new assistant lecturers in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 1997-2000  
    • Participated in the evaluation process of lesson plan presentations of all new foreign language instructors-- Language Center-University of Southern California , 08/15/1998-08/19/1998  




  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 156
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0358