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Maria Blanco Facal

Coordinator of the Spanish Language Program

  • +39 051 2917829
  • Campus Location: Bologna, Italy (OLD SITE, DO NOT USE)


Previously taught Spanish at the School of International Studies, Zhejiang University, P.R. of China, at the Spanish Language Department, Hanoi University, as well as to Chinese Diplomatic Corps accredited to Spanish-speaking countries. Since 1998 teaches Spanish XX Century Literature and History of Spanish Language at SSML Istituto Universitario Carlo Bo. Former Expert at the Intl. News Department of Xinhua News Agency. Faculty Adviser Model UN 2006. Literary translator (Mandarin-Spanish). Member of the American Council for the Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese, and SinoELE International Research Group, Hong Kong. MA in Modern Chinese Literature, Beijing University, P.R. of China, BA Adult Education, USR, Venezuela.

Conference papers:
Blanco Facal, M. (2017), Enseñanza de/en Español para las Relaciones Internacionales, 99th. AATSP Conference, Chicago, 2017.
Blanco Facal, M. (2011), Españolmente, experiencia en un aula en la Universidad de Zhejiang, VII AAH Conference, Beijing, 2011.



  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Italian
  • Spanish