El Dr. Álvaro Ramírez, promotor incansable del acercamiento y la comprensión entre las culturas a través del idioma español.

El Dr. Álvaro Ramírez, originario del Estado de Michoacán, realizó su formación académica en los Estados Unidos. En 1982, obtiene su Licenciatura en Español por la Universidad de Youngstown State, Ohio. En 1985 logra su Maestría en Literatura y Lingüística Aplicada por la Universidad de Southern California. En 1993, obtiene su Doctorado en Literatura y Lingüística Aplicada por la Universidad de Southern California. Ha publicado varios ensayos y artículos relacionados a la Cultura México-Americana, así como también cuentos y novela literaria, obteniendo diversos premios y  reconocimientos, entre ellos: -1996, “Brother Manuel Vega, Latino Empowerment” Premio-Saint Mary´s College of California, Moraga, California. -1998, Language, Summer Program – University per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy. -1982, George M. Wilcox Education – Youngstown State University Por más de 25 años ininterrumpidos, ha venido a Cuernavaca con grupos de estudiantes de St. Mary´s College of California, en Moraga, California. El Dr. Álvaro Ramírez ha viajado por todo el mundo y es un promotor incansable del acercamiento y la comprensión entre las culturas a través del idioma español.         .  ...
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Dr. James J. Horn, Associate Professor of History Emeritus, State University of New York College at Brockport

Dr. James J. Horm is Associate Professor of History Emeritus, State University of New York College at Brockport, where he taught history and coordinated the Mexico Program for thirty years until his retirement in 1998. During college vacations and after leaving academia, he coordinated 80 Road Scholar (Elderhostel) programs in Cuernavaca and he designed and escorted 66 private tours to many destinations in eight countries. In addition to newspaper features, book reviews, and lectures, Dr. Horn has written numerous scholarly articles on U.S. – Mexican relations and the politics of health car in Latin America. He has lectured frequently on his specialties, Latin America in the 20th Century, U.S.-Latin American Relations, and the History of Mexico. He is the author of Cuernavaca, A Guide for Students & Tourists (open that heading on the dashboard of this site). In 2012 he retired as President of Educational Travel Service, Inc. but he plans to maintain an active interest in his specialties. He resides...
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Under the Volcano, Conferencia del Dr. Alvaro Ramírez

Under the Volcano, by Dr. ALvaro Ramírez Since pre-Columbian times, Cuernavaca has enjoyed fame in Mexico as an attractive place with a generous climate and natural beauty, a place where Hernán Cortés established one of his palaces and later, during the Second Empire, the Hapsburg Maximilian spent many a day enjoying the magnificent and natural splendors which the valley of Cuauhnáhuac has always offered its inhabitants and visitors. But despite these two famous cases of Europeans becoming part of Cuernavaca folklore, especially Maximilian who left us a version of the Pocahontas myth through his love for the legendary India Bonita, foreigners in general will be unaware of this beautiful region of Mexico until the middle of the twentieth century when an emblematic novel of great literary value finally puts Cuernavaca on the map: I am referring to Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano, published in 1947; a novel which John Houston would later turn into an excellent film in 1984. The impact that...
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Dr. Carmen Jany, California State University San Bernardino

Dr. Carmen Jany Associate Professor of Linguistics & Spanish, California State University at San Bernardino.   “Al rescate de las lenguas indígenas” Ha realizado estudios de Doctorado en lingüística y lingüística aplicada en la Universidad de California en Santa Bárbara; y en la Universidad de Zurich. Combina la labor docente con la investigación y publicación de diversos artículos y libros especializados, lo que le ha merecido innumerables premios.  ...
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Dr. Takiya Moore, California State University San Bernardino

Dr. Takiya Moore: "Zero to Online: Rapid Proto-Typing for Instuction" La Dra. Takiya Moore es especialista en Diseño Curricular en California State University San Bernardino. Su trabajo en el diseño de programas utilizando las tecnologías de la información ha contribuido a que Profesores y estudiantes optimicen el proceso enseñanza-aprendizaje.                      ...
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