SPAN 4400

SPAN 4400

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

"Crisis" has become a buzzword, an umbiquitous term that tries to explain contemporary historical conditions.  Nevertheless, it is difficult to pin down the time frame of crisis and its nature: when does a crisis begin and when does it end?  Is it an historical event or an enduring condition of life?  In this course we will look at the crisis as an object of knowledge in the context of Spain by exploring its different manifestations (financial, economic, political, ecological crisis) and its mode of expression (literature, journalistic essays, films, art).  Materials will include works by Janet Roiman, Reinhart Koselleck, Rafael Chirbes, Pablo Gutierrez, Cristina Pallarás, Isabel Coixet, Alex de la Iglesia.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

Comments This is the mandatory senior seminar for Spanish majors.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16617 SPAN 4400   SEM 101

  • This is the mandatory senior seminar for Spanish majors