Introduction
Teaching Interests
Research Interests
Educational Background
Schedule




College of Natural & Social Sciences

Andres de la Garza
instructor


Office: D 3059
Phone: 323-343-2190
FAX: 323-343-5609
Email: adelaga@calstatela.edu



INTRODUCTION

B.A. Anthropology, Cal State L.A., 1973 M.S. Biology, Cal State L.A., 1987 Currently teach folklorico, CHS 258; I am director of the Roosevelt HS folklorico; Producer and Director of Esplendor Mexicano; I play the jarocho harp in the Conjunto Jarocho Xoloitzcuintli. I am currently completing research on a book project-"Music and Dance of Mexico."


TEACHING INTERESTS

Currently interested in preparing students to teach folklorico dance in elementary and secondary school and to provide them with important background information to give accurate historical perspectives of dance in Mexico.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

I am currently working on a book that will provide background information of regional Mexican dances-costumes, music, instrumentation, and cultural information. I am director and producer of Esplendor Mexicano that is held yearly in the Luckman Fine Arts Complex.

Representative Professional Activities

Date

Publications/Presentations

1996-2002 Esplendor Mexicano
1998-2002 MARIACHI USA


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

BA Anthropology 1973
Cal State L.A.

Los Angeles

M.S. Biology 1987
Cal State L.A.

Los Angeles


W' 2003 SCHEDULE

CourseSect. No.TitleUnitsDay & TimeRoom
CHS 258 Folk Dances of Mexico 1 Tues, 7:10-10:00 PM PE 134

OFFICE HOURS

DayTime
Tuesday6:15 - 6:45 PM

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