Virginia Braxs

Virginia Braxs

​Senior Lecturer in Spanish
‘Licenciatura in Modern Letters,’ Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
MA, ABD, Washington University in St. Louis

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  • Wednesday: 12:30PM - 2:30 PM via Zoom
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  • Washington University
    MSC 1077-146-310
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Virginia Braxs teaches topics on Spanish Language, Hispanic culture, and Latin American literature. She is in charge of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures’ outreach programs.

Throughout the years, Virginia Braxs has given lectures and presentations on Spanish Language, Hispanic culture and Latin American literature. She has also developed new courses for WU: Sp 331 Hispanic Art for the Romance Languages Department, and S81-5410-01 Spanish for Social Work Professionals for the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Ms. Braxs regularly teaches Advanced Oral Communication in Spanish I & II, Advanced Grammar & Composition I & II, Spanish for Health Care Providers II, and Sp 401 Advanced Spanish Translation for PhD Candidates in Arts & Sciences.

Virginia Braxs is in charge of Department of Romance Languages and Literatures’ Outreach Programs. In that capacity, she has created, mentors and coordinates the Latino Youth Tutoring/Mentoring Programs for Students of Spanish serving underprivileged Hispanic youth in south St. Louis. 

Braxs has been and still is actively involved with different non-profit organizations in St. Louis. From 1996 to 2003, she hosted the bilingual radio programs Hispanic Culture and the Hispanic Arts Calendar on KDHX FM88.1 St. Louis Community Radio. As Vice-President of the Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis. she sponsors art exhibitions, lectures, concerts, and festivals. She is co-founder and Board Member of Upstream Theater, a professional theater company, dedicated to staging international works. She is also a Review Panelist for the Regional Arts Commission in St. Louis.