Ángeles Serrano-Ripoll

Ángeles Serrano-Ripoll

Instructor in Spanish
Address: Phillips Hall
Phone: 202-994-6300


Prof. Serrano-Ripoll received her Licentiate and her Ph.D. from the University of Valencia in Spain where she specialized in Anglo-Germanic Philology and Shakespearean Drama. Professor Serrano-Ripoll taught British Literature at the University of Valencia, and Spanish as a Foreign Language at various institutions of higher learning. She joined the GWU faculty in 1996 where she has been teaching a wide range of Spanish Language and Culture courses. Professor Serrano-Ripoll currently supervises lower intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish. Among her publications are: "La oceanografía pone la ’ a flote" (on the use of the ’ in the American Press), [1999], "El Misterio de Elche"(1999), Las traducciones de Shakespeare en España: el ejemplo de Othello, Arcos, Inc. 1988, Bibliografía shakespeariana en España: crítica y traducción, Instituto de Estudios Alicantinos (1983).


  • Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Elche” (Spanish translation of “Our Lady of the Assumption at Elche”, by Isabel Allardyce, published in Historic Shrines of Spain, Quebec and New York, Franciscan Missionary Press, pages 157-171, 1912. Reedited in 1916, and in 2003 by Kessinger Publishing, Whitefish, Montana), in Sóc per a Elig, Elche, Spain, December 2010, vol. 22, pages 121-125.
  • “En los bosques de palmeras de Elche” (Spanish translation of “In the Palm-Groves of Elche”, by Herbert Vivian (1865-1940), Published in The Wide World Magazine, London, May 1900, vol. V, number 26, pages 125-130; in Sóc per a Elig, Elche, Spain, December 2009, vol. 21, pages 113-117.
  • “Una ópera en un templo” (Spanish translation of “An Opera in a Catedral”, by Herbert Vivian (1865-1940), Published in The Wide World Magazine, London, February 1900, vol. IV, number 23, pages 609-614. This important article was reproduced in the book The Romance of Religion, by Olive W. Vivian and Herbert Vivian, Longmans, Green & Co. New York, pages 157-172) in Sóc per a Elig, Elche, Spain, December 2007, vol. 19, pages 87-90.
  • Illice, Las palmas, La Dama de Elche (Spanish translations of Illice, Las Palmas and The Lady of Elche, by Archer M. Huntington; Founder of The Hispanic Society of America). Patronato Histórico Cultural Artístico d’Elig, Elche 2006.

Office Hours

Handles transfer credits for students whose last names begin with A-M

Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 to 12:30 and by appointment.

 Spring 2014 Classroom Change

Changed from Rome 350  (M/W 3:55 pm - 4:45 pm)  to  Phillips 210A  (M/W 3:55 pm - 4:45)


Classes Taught

Fall 2014 Courses: SPAN2006.10, SPAN2006.15, SPAN2006.16