DepartmentRomance and Germanic Studies

Department Chair

Chief Assist. Daniela Meza, PhD

Гл. ас. д-р Даниела Меса

 

Chief Assist. Daniela Meza, PhD has been Head of the Department of Romance and Germanic Studies since 2014.
She has a Master’s degree in Spanish Philology from the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia. In 2012 she defended her PhD thesis entitled Agresión y compasión en la novela picaresca del siglo de oro: análisis léxico-semántico (Agression and compassion in the picaresque novel from the Golden Age: lexico-semantic analysis).
She has been working at NBU since 2005. She lectures in the general education courses in Spanish, as well as in the courses in the “Spanish Studies (Spanish language, culture and literature)” bachelor’s degree and minor programs: “Simultaneous translation”, “Consecutive translation”, “Spanish cultural kaleidoscope”, “Spain – traditions and national psychology”, “Spain and the New World – mythology, traditions, national psychology”, “Business correspondence”, “Business Spanish”, etc.


Her scholarly interests lie in the field of history of the Spanish language, sociolinguistics and foreign language teaching.


Since 2009 she has been secretary of the DELE examination centre at NBU and works hard to popularize and promote it. She is a certified assessor for the Cervantes Institute A1-B2 DELEs and participates in a number of qualification courses for Spanish teachers in Bulgaria (Cervantes Institute and Cultural office at the Embassy of Spain in Bulgaria) and abroad (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Cervantes Institute in Slovenia).
In 2009 she was a guest-lecturer at the University of La Rioja, Spain under the Erasmus program.


Chief Assist. Daniela Meza, PhD has publications in the scholarly editions of the Foreign Language Centre, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Department of Romance and Germanic Studies at NBU, in scholarly and jubilee collections of NBU and the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, and participates in a number of national conferences hosted by the New Bulgarian University, the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, the University of Veliko Tarnovo.


She is a lecturer in the training seminars for teachers of Spanish held by the Cultural office at the Embassy of Spain.


Chief Assist. Daniela Meza, PhD, is author of Learning Materials published on specialized websites for teachers of Spanish.

She is a member of AISO (International Association Golden Age) of scholars who explore the Golden Age of Spanish culture and literature.

 

Getting in touch:
Building 2, Room 221
tel.: 02/ 8110 371
e-mail: daleksandrova@nbu.bg