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room: PT 3.2.87
phone:+49 (0) 941 / 943 - 3511
fax:+49 (0) 941 / 943 - 3590

American Studies
University of Regensburg
93040 Regensburg, Germany

email: augustus.cavanna@ur.de

office hours: Tuesdays 12-14

Website: English Language Resources

CV

Curriculum Vitae
Augustus Cavanna, B.S., M.A.

Education
1970-1972: Physics and mathematics; U of Maryland, Munich
1972-1975: Bachelor of Science in geology and mathematics; U of Texas, El Paso
1979-1985: Master of Arts in German; U of Colorado, Boulder
                    Study abroad
                         1979-1980: Universität Regensburg
                         1982-1983: Universität Göttingen
                         1984-1985: Universität Regensburg
1985-1989: Doctoral candidate in German literature; U of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Professional experience
1975-1979: Exploration geologist; Cotter Corporation, Nucla, Colorado
1981-1982/1983-1984: Teaching assistant in German; U of Colorado, Boulder
1985-1989: Teaching assistant in German; U of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1989-1990: Lecturer in German; Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti
1991 to present: Lecturer in English and American Studies; Universität Regensburg
1995: Accreditation as German-English translator; American Translators Association

Publications

Presentations

Teaching

University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Beginning German

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti

  • Beginning German
  • Intermediate German

Universität Regensburg

American Studies

  • Survey Course USA: Understanding America
  • American Cultural History
  • Contemporary American Cultures
  • US Foreign Policy
  • US Immigration and Ethnic History
  • Latino/a History of the US
  • The American West
  • American Art and Culture
  • Political Institutions of the USA

Language Courses

  • General Language Course 2
  • General Language Course 3
  • General Language Course 4
  • General Language Course 5
  • General Language Course A
  • General Language Course B
  • General Language Course C
  • German-English Translation 3
  • German-English Translation 4
  • German-English Translation 5
  • Essay Writing 4
  • Composition/Intro to Academic Writing
  • Academic Writing LA
  • Academic Writing BA
  • Academic Writing/Text Production 4
  • Academic Writing/Text Production 5
  • Focus on Grammar
  • Exercises in English Pronunciation
  • Business English
  • English for Students of Science and Medicine
  1. INSTITUT FÜR ANGLISTIK UND AMERIKANISTIK

American Studies

 

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American Studies
University of Regensburg
93040 Regensburg, Germany