Spanish (SPAN)Arts and Sciences

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SPAN 1120

While building language proficiency and accuracy through communicative activities, the course encourages students to actively interact with one another. The instructor facilitates communication and provides ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7099SPAN 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.

  •  7100SPAN 1120  DIS 201

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  •  7101SPAN 1120  DIS 202

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  •  7284SPAN 1120  DIS 203

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SPAN 1210

While building language proficiency and accuracy through communicative activities, the course encourages students to actively interact with one another. The instructor facilitates communication and provides ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6549SPAN 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.

  •  6830SPAN 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.

  •  6550SPAN 1210  DIS 201

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  •  6551SPAN 1210  DIS 202

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  •  6552SPAN 1210  DIS 203

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  •  6553SPAN 1210  DIS 204

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  •  6554SPAN 1210  DIS 205

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  •  7095SPAN 1210  DIS 206

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  •  7096SPAN 1210  DIS 207

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  •  7097SPAN 1210  DIS 208

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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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6555SPAN 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

  •  6556SPAN 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

  •  6557SPAN 1230  SEM 103

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6558SPAN 1230  SEM 104

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6559SPAN 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

  •  6560SPAN 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

  •  6561SPAN 1230  SEM 107

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6562SPAN 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

  •  9230SPAN 1230  SEM 109

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

SPAN 1501

This innovative course focuses on oral communication in Spanish and addresses the needs of Engineering students, in particular those who might use Spanish abroad.  Emphasis is placed on developing speaking ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18144SPAN 1501  SEM 101

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SPAN 2000

Designed to expand bilingual Heritage students' knowledge of Spanish by providing them with ample opportunities to develop and improve each of the basic language skills, with a particular focus on writing ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LSP 2020

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17604SPAN 2000  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: LPS 56 or higher, SAT II 590 or higher, CASE placement, or permission of instructor.

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

  •  6563SPAN 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

  •  6564SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8388SPAN 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.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16565SPAN 2070  SEM 104

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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

  •  9235SPAN 2090  SEM 101

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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

  •  6565SPAN 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

  •  6566SPAN 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

  •  6567SPAN 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

  •  6568SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6569SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6570SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6571SPAN 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

  •  6572SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6573SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6574SPAN 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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6575SPAN 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.

SPAN 2091

This one-credit course is focused on oral communication in Spanish; to take this course students must be concurrently enrolled in SPAN 2090.  Because the course is designed especially to encourage students ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 17254SPAN 2091  SEM 101

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  • Must be concurrently enrolled in SPAN 2090.

SPAN 2095

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 Stdnt Opt

  • 16583SPAN 2095  SEM 101

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

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16584SPAN 2095  SEM 102

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

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16585SPAN 2095  SEM 103

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

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16586SPAN 2095  SEM 104

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

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

  •  6577SPAN 2140  SEM 101

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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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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LATA 2150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6605SPAN 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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  •   Combined with: LATA 2170MEDVL 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6607SPAN 2170  SEM 101

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

SPAN 2180

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

  • 16596SPAN 2180  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 (formerly 2190) or CASE Q++ or equivalent.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16597SPAN 2180  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 (formerly 2190) or CASE Q++ or equivalent.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16598SPAN 2180  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 (formerly 2190) or CASE Q++ or equivalent.

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

  •  6578SPAN 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

  • 17258SPAN 2235  SEM 101

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

SPAN 2330

Music and dance cultures have been central topics of study in the development of Chicano studies, Puerto Rican studies, and Latino studies in general. From Americo Paredes to Frances Aparicio and from ... view course details

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  • 16303SPAN 2330  LEC 001

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SPAN 3020

Spanish-language discussion section supplementing the course materials during the lecture section including conversation in Spanish and discussion of course lecture in Spanish. view course details

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  •   Combined with: LSP 3020

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18977SPAN 3020  SEM 101

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  •   Combined with: LSP 3020

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 19037SPAN 3020  SEM 102

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SPAN 3790

What place does sin have in contemporary culture, from ethics to aesthetics?  How do we consider sin, as a condition, an act, a choice?  How does a particular community-religious, literary, ethnic-consider ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 3790MEDVL 3790

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16595SPAN 3790  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2140, 2150, 2170, or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.

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

  •  6675SPAN 4190  IND 601

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    • Bosteels, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6756SPAN 4190  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Chang, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6757SPAN 4190  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Garces, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8669SPAN 4190  IND 604

    • 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

  •  6681SPAN 4290  RSC 701

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    • Howie, C

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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 4300

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18019SPAN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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SPAN 4460

This course will introduce newcomers as well as long-term aficionados to the work of Jorge Luis Borges.  We will focus on his short stories and a selection of essays in order to zoom in on questions of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SPAN 6460

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16609SPAN 4460  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095, 2140, 2150, 2170, or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.

SPAN 4550

In 1615, Cervantes published the Second Part of his already famous Don Quixote.  Four hundred years later, Spanish anthropologists have been excavating the crypt of a Madrid church in order to recover ... view course details

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  •  9890SPAN 4550  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in English.

SPAN 4595

This topics course examines the processes that gave rise to various radical political movements in parts of Latin America in the 19th and 20th centuries. Readings and discussion around particular historical ... view course details

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  • 17568SPAN 4595  SEM 101

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SPAN 4880

What gives contemporary poetry and poetics its resonance and value? What are its dominant features, audiences, and purposes? What does 21st-century poetry's textual environment look like, and how does ... view course details

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  • 17870SPAN 4880  SEM 101

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SPAN 4940

As Cuba and the United States move forward toward normalizing diplomatic relations, this course seizes the opportunity to contextualize and analyze Cuba and cubanidad as sites and trajectories of repression ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16593SPAN 4940  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in Spanish. This is the mandatory senior seminar for Spanish majors.

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

  •  6676SPAN 6390  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bosteels, B

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6677SPAN 6390  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Chang, J

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6678SPAN 6390  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Garces, M

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8671SPAN 6390  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19011SPAN 6390  IND 605

    • TBA
    • McDaniel, S

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SPAN 6460

This course will introduce newcomers as well as long-term aficionados to the work of Jorge Luis Borges.  We will focus on his short stories and a selection of essays in order to zoom in on questions of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SPAN 4460

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18551SPAN 6460  SEM 101

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