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BAKERSFIELD– Cultural Competence In Medical Spanish Interactions
March 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pmFree
BAKERSFIELD– The Spanish Language & Linguistics Speaker Series at California State University Bakersfield will host a lecture by Dr. Dalia Magaña, Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics at UC Merced, on cultural competence in medical Spanish interactions. The event is free of charge, ADA accessible, and parking (including disabled parking) is available in lot A, near the Humanities Complex where the talk will be held. Consult CSUB map for guidance. Dr. Dalia Magaña’s research focuses on Spanish and interpersonal communication in medical, educational, and social contexts. She has published on transcultural competency in doctor–patient interactions, on how Spanish speakers conceptualize their health in cancer narratives and on issues in teaching Spanish as a heritage language in the United States. Her work aims to raise awareness about the role of interpersonal language in improving healthcare communication with local communities of Spanish speakers and developing pedagogy for Spanish heritage language speakers. March 7, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm California State University Bakersfield 9001 Stockdale Highway, Humanities Complex 1109, Bakersfield, CA 93311 This project is made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.