Francis Agbemade

Grad Teaching Associate
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 CandidateArizona State University, Tempe, Arizona (2014-present)

Spanish MastersOhio University, Athens, Ohio (2011-2014)

Intercultural & Translation CertificateUniversity of Seville (2012-2013)

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

Advanced Spanish CertificateUniversity of Cienfuegos, Cuba (2008-2009)

Teachers CertificateMount 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

Courses

Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish
SPA 412 Adv Conversation/Composition
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish
SPA 325 Intro to Hispanic Literature
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
SPA 313 Spanish Conversation and Comp
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish