Julio Lopez-Arias

Julio Lopez-Arias

Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences
Faculty, Latin American Studies

Specialty:Spanish Literature, Culture and Civilization
Phone:(607) 339-9067
Office:401 Muller Center
Ithaca, NY 14850

Julio Lopez-Arias is an Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. He specializes in Spanish language, literature culture and civilization. He has a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). He also has an M.A in Psychology from the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain and a B.A in Pedagogy from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain. He teaches Spanish language, literature, culture and civilization. He has taught at Eastern Michigan University and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has also been a visiting Associate Professor at Cornell University. He has authored and edited several books and articles in his field. He immigrated to the United States to pursue his career as a Hispanist (to teach and research the language, culture, and literature of the Spanish-speaking world).


Elementary and Intermediate Spanish

Conversation I: Contemporary Issues

Conversation II: Spanish Speaking World

Introduction to Spanish Literature

Spanish Culture and Civilization

Seminars and Independent Studies


Espana: Lecturas Interculturales. Waveland Press, Inc., 2003

Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Approach.  Edited with Gladys Varona-Lacey. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Company, 1999.

“Lopez de Ayala: Rasgos Sobresalientes de su Narrativa”  Hispanófila. Literatura-Ensayos. Artes Gráficas Soler, S. A. Valencia, Spain. 1998: 1-16

The Most Common Words in Spanish. Hollis, NH.: Transparent Language, 1996

A History of Spain.  Hollis, NH.:  Transparent Language, 1996

Test Yourself in Spanish Grammar. Co-authored with Gladys Varona-Lacey. Chicago, Illinois: National Textbook Company, 1996.

"El género en Los Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez.Hispanic Journal.  Vol. 15, no. 1, 1994: 185-201

López-Arias, Julio. Peculiaridades estilísticas de Fernão Lopes. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc; 1993.

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