Spanish (SPAN)Arts and Sciences

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SPAN 1120

Using an integrated approach, this course develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a cultural context. It begins with a basic vocabulary and grammar review and then introduces new materials. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7144SPAN 1120  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: LSP 37-44 or SAT II 370-450. Meets 5 times a week:4 class sessions and 1 lecture. Students may not receive credit for SPAN 1120 and SPAN 1220. Students who have taken SPAN 1210 may enroll.

  •  7145SPAN 1120  DIS 201

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  •  7146SPAN 1120  DIS 202

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  •  7333SPAN 1120  DIS 203

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  • 16079SPAN 1120  DIS 204

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SPAN 1210

Using an integrated approach, this two-course sequence develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a cultural context. The course meet five times a week, with four class sessions and one ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6569SPAN 1210  LEC 001

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  • Course is intended for students with no experience in Spanish; students who have previously studied two or more years of Spanish may not attend unless they have LPS lower than 37 or SATII lower than 370.

  •  6866SPAN 1210  LEC 002

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  • Course is intended for students with no experience in Spanish; students who have previously studied two or more years of Spanish may not attend unless they have LPS lower than 37 or SATII lower than 370.

  •  6570SPAN 1210  DIS 201

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  •  6571SPAN 1210  DIS 202

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  •  6572SPAN 1210  DIS 203

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  •  6573SPAN 1210  DIS 204

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  •  6574SPAN 1210  DIS 205

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  •  7140SPAN 1210  DIS 206

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  •  7141SPAN 1210  DIS 207

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  •  7142SPAN 1210  DIS 208

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  •  7143SPAN 1210  DIS 209

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SPAN 1230

The goal of this low-intermediate course is to achieve a higher level of comprehension as well as to advance oral and written expression in a cultural context. Classes are in Spanish and the language is ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6575SPAN 1230  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6576SPAN 1230  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6577SPAN 1230  SEM 103

    • MTWRUris Hall G20
    • Linarejos Jimenez, A

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6578SPAN 1230  SEM 104

    • MTWRUris Hall G20
    • Linarejos Jimenez, A

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6579SPAN 1230  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6580SPAN 1230  SEM 106

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6581SPAN 1230  SEM 107

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6582SPAN 1230  SEM 108

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1120 or 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SATII 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16090SPAN 1230  SEM 109

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SPAN 1301

From Simón Bolivar to Che Guevara, Latin America certainly has seen its share of radicals.  Worshipped by some and reviled by others, these are figures who individually or collectively revamped what politics, ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17560SPAN 1301  SEM 101

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SPAN 1302

What is an object?  How do we perceive, relate to, renounce objects?  What makes somethings into a thing, what individualizes it, sets it apart, cultivates it? How do we circulate and exchange "stuff"?  ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17584SPAN 1302  SEM 101

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SPAN 1303

From the "selfies" captured on smartphones to the corpses and mangled  bodies in news outlets, as viewers we often drive pleasure from embodying the photograph or feel obligated to look at an image considered ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17585SPAN 1303  SEM 101

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SPAN 1501

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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18309SPAN 1501  SEM 101

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  • This course is for Engineering students only who are enrolled in Prof. Weber Shirk's course and are planning on going to AguaClara, Honduras, during winter break.

SPAN 2070

Provides a conversational grammar review, with dialogues, debates, compositions, and authentic readings on health-related themes. Special attention is given to relevant cultural differences and how cultural ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6583SPAN 2070  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SATII 590-680, CASE Q, or permission of instructor. Students who have taken Spanish 2000 or Spanish 2090 should speak with the instructor.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6584SPAN 2070  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SATII 590-680, CASE Q, or permission of instructor. Students who have taken Spanish 2000 or Spanish 2090 should speak with the instructor.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8656SPAN 2070  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SATII 590-680, CASE Q, or permission of instructor. Students who have taken Spanish 2000 or Spanish 2090 should speak with the instructor.

SPAN 2090

This intermediate course develops accurate and idiomatic oral and written expression in a cultural context. Students achieve a higher level of syntactical and lexical competence through reading and discussing ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16095SPAN 2090  SEM 101

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6585SPAN 2090  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6586SPAN 2090  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6587SPAN 2090  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6588SPAN 2090  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6589SPAN 2090  SEM 106

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6590SPAN 2090  SEM 107

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6591SPAN 2090  SEM 108

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6592SPAN 2090  SEM 109

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6593SPAN 2090  SEM 110

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6594SPAN 2090  SEM 111

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6595SPAN 2090  SEM 112

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6596SPAN 2090  SEM 113

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q+. Not open to students who have taken Spanish 2000 or 2070.

SPAN 2091

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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18311SPAN 2091  SEM 101

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  • Students must be concurrently enrolled into SPAN 2090. Space is limited and will be on a first come, first serve basis.

SPAN 2140

Introductory survey of modern Spanish literature. Students develop their analytical skills and learn basic literary concepts such as genre (drama, lyric, short story, and novel) and style (romanticism, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6597SPAN 2140  SEM 101

    • MWFUris Hall 498
    • Rodriguez de Rivera, I

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090, or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

SPAN 2150

Readings and discussion of representative texts of the 19th and 20th centuries from various regions of Latin America. Among the authors considered are Sarmiento, Hernández, Martí, Darío, Agustini, Cortázar, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 2150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6628SPAN 2150  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090, or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

SPAN 2170

This course explores major texts and themes of the Hispanic tradition from the 11th to the 17th centuries. We will examine general questions on literary analysis and the relationship between literature ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LATA 2170MEDVL 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6631SPAN 2170  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090, or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

SPAN 2190

This advanced-intermediate course is designed to prepare students for study abroad, entry into the major, and advanced-level courses. Students study stylistics, analyze and discuss texts, view films, and ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6711SPAN 2190  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6713SPAN 2190  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6714SPAN 2190  SEM 103

    • F
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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6715SPAN 2190  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6716SPAN 2190  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+.

SPAN 2230

An introduction to Spain's history, plural cultures, and present-day society. Through a series of key literary works, films, and other visual representations we will explore such topics as the place of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6599SPAN 2230  SEM 101

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  • This course is conducted in English.

SPAN 2235

This course offers a broad introduction to Iberian cultures from the Middle Ages to the present.  Focusing on three main themes-space, culture, and everyday life-our main objective throughout the term ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16104SPAN 2235  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070or 2090 or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

SPAN 3110

This course, which is required for the major, is designed to help the learner develop increased accuracy and sophistication in writing in Spanish for academic purposes and continued oral practice in Spanish. ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6600SPAN 3110  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or equivalent.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6601SPAN 3110  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or equivalent.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7958SPAN 3110  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisite: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or equivalent.

SPAN 3150

This seminar will focus on translating from the source language (Spanish) into the target language (English). We will investigate the various technical, stylistic and cultural difficulties encountered ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16102SPAN 3150  SEM 101

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SPAN 3560

This course offers a survey of contemporary Spanish cinema from 1975, a key year in the country's recent history, which marks the end of dictatorship and the beginning of a long and tumultuous period of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16106SPAN 3560  SEM 101

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  • There will be film screenings on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm.

SPAN 4190

Guided independent study of special topics. For undergraduates interested in special problems not covered in courses. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6704SPAN 4190  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bosteels, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6788SPAN 4190  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Garces, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6789SPAN 4190  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9171SPAN 4190  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Paz-Soldan, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9172SPAN 4190  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

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SPAN 4290

Consult director of undergraduate studies for more information. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6710SPAN 4290  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Bosteels, B

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  • Year-long course. R grade at end of fall semester and final letter grade at end of spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors.

SPAN 4350

What kinds of poetry might be usefully characterized as "postcolonial" and what are the stakes of such a designation? How common, variable, translatable are values deemed "postcolonial" for particular ... view course details

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  •  8325SPAN 4350  SEM 101

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  • Limited to 15 students.

SPAN 4550

Don Quijote is not only "the first modern work of literature," as Michel Foucault noted, but also "the first European novel," as the novelist Kundera hailed it. In fact, Foucault believed that Cervantes's ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17821SPAN 4550  SEM 101

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SPAN 4870

Latin American literature is full of writers who one day were relevant but today have been forgotten. It is also full of writers whose life was so colorful that it has tended sometimes to obscure the merits ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16105SPAN 4870  SEM 101

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  • This is the mandatory senior seminar for Spanish majors.

SPAN 6320

This seminar focuses on the political economy of sound and listening in the configuration of urban space in Latin America and among Latino communities in the U.S. The city will be approached ... view course details

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  • 16287SPAN 6320  SEM 101

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SPAN 6350

What kinds of poetry might be usefully characterized as "postcolonial" and what are the stakes of such a designation? What relation do specific poetic features have to geopolitical, cultural, historical, ... view course details

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  •  8232SPAN 6350  SEM 101

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  • Limited to 15 students.

SPAN 6390

Guided independent study of specific topics. For graduate students interested in special problems not covered in courses. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6705SPAN 6390  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bosteels, B

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6706SPAN 6390  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Garces, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6707SPAN 6390  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9173SPAN 6390  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Paz-Soldan, E

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9174SPAN 6390  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

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SPAN 6730

This course explores the role of the renewed interest in cartography in both literature and the arts, while attempting to lay out a conceptual framework for the definition of mapmaking in a broad sense, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16107SPAN 6730  SEM 101

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  • This is the mandatory graduate seminar for Spanish graduate students.