Gala, Candelas S.

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GALA, Candelas S.

GALA, Candelas S. Also writes as Candelas Newton. American (born Spain), b. 1948. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Teacher at a grammar school in London, England, 1972-73; Carlow College, Pittsburgh, PA, lecturer, 1973-74; Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, instructor, 1978-81, visiting assistant professor, 1981-82, assistant professor, 1982-85, associate professor, 1985-91, professor of Spanish, 1991-, chairperson, Department of Romance Languages, 1996-, director of Salamanca Semester Abroad Program, 1980, 1991, director of Wake Forest Universidad de Los Andes exchange scholarship, 1981-, member of university judicial council, 1990-95, professorship, 2000-; chairperson, Subcommittee on Technology and the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 1996-. Volunteer translator, Winston-Salem Police Department and Baptist Hospital. Publications: Lorca: Libro de poemas o las aventuras de una busqueda, 1986; Lorca: Una escritura en trance; Libro de poemas y Divan del Tamarit (monograph), 1992; Understanding Federico Garcia Lorca, 1995. Translator of English-language education books into Spanish. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals. Address: Department of Romance Languages, Wake Forest University, 7566 Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, U.S.A. On-line address: [email protected]