Dr. Laurie Lomask is an Assistant Professor of Modern Languages at BMCC/CUNY, where she teaches Spanish language and literature. She received her PhD in Spanish and Portuguese from Yale in 2014, with the dissertation “Modernity in Stride, Walking in Modern Spanish Literature.” Dr. Lomask’s work focuses on connecting literature and movement arts. Her research interests include poetry, walking, theater, and dance in Spain and Latin America, as well as open educational resources, active and movement-based learning, learning communities. All of her classes are textbook-optional and involve student-directed content. She started at CUNY in 2015 at Bronx Community College and came to BMCC two years later.