Spanish (SPAN)Arts and Sciences

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SPAN 1220

Using an integrated approach in small classes, this course develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. The course begins with a fast-paced review of SPAN 1210 and then introduces ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5856SPAN 1220  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1210 or LPS 37-44 or SAT II 370-450. Class meets 5 times a week: 4 class sessions and 1 lecture.

  •  5857SPAN 1220  LEC 002

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1210 or LPS 37-44 or SAT II 370-450. Class meets 5 times a week: 4 class sessions and 1 lecture.

  •  5859SPAN 1220  DIS 201

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  •  5860SPAN 1220  DIS 202

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  •  5861SPAN 1220  DIS 203

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  •  5862SPAN 1220  DIS 204

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  •  7387SPAN 1220  DIS 205

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  •  7388SPAN 1220  DIS 206

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  • 18230SPAN 1220  DIS 207

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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

  •  5864SPAN 1230  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5865SPAN 1230  SEM 102

    • MTWRUris Hall 312
    • Linarejos Jimenez, A

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5866SPAN 1230  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5867SPAN 1230  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5868SPAN 1230  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8623SPAN 1230  SEM 106

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1220, or LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

SPAN 1304

In this seminar, we will study narcotic experience as a literary object.  Focusing on Latin American authors and the Hispanic literary tradition, we will read (in English translation) short stories, poems, ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17381SPAN 1304  SEM 101

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SPAN 1321

This class is a survey of music practices among Mexican communities both in Mexico and in the U.S. Taking contemporary musical practices as a point of departure, the class explores the historical, cultural, ... view course details

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  • 15954SPAN 1321  LEC 001

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  • 17883SPAN 1321  DIS 201

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  • 17884SPAN 1321  DIS 202

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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

  •  8118SPAN 2000  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: LPS 56 or higher, SAT II 590 or higher, CASE placement, or permission of instructor. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070 or SPAN 2090.

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

  •  5873SPAN 2090  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, or LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5874SPAN 2090  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, or LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5875SPAN 2090  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, or LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5876SPAN 2090  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, or LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5877SPAN 2090  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, or LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5878SPAN 2090  SEM 106

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, or LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, or CASE Q. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 2070. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7776SPAN 2090  SEM 107

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7777SPAN 2090  SEM 108

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8120SPAN 2090  SEM 109

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8121SPAN 2090  SEM 110

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8598SPAN 2090  SEM 111

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15790SPAN 2090  SEM 112

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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

  •  5849SPAN 2140  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor. Conducted in Spanish. This is a core course for the major.

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

  •  5839SPAN 2150  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor. Conducted in Spanish. This is a core course for the major.

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

  •  5843SPAN 2170  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor. Conducted in Spanish. This is a core course for the major.

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

  •  5870SPAN 2190  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5871SPAN 2190  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5872SPAN 2190  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+. Class meets 3 times a week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7982SPAN 2190  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2070 or 2090 or CASE Q+. Class meets 3 times a week.

SPAN 2200

Interdisciplinary course offered every spring. Topics vary by semester, but readings always focus on current research in various disciplines and regions of Latin America. The range of issues addressed ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15796SPAN 2200  LEC 001

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  • Conducted in English.

SPAN 2205

Interdisciplinary course offered every spring.  Topics vary by semester, but readings always focus on current research in various disciplines and regions of Latin America. The range of issues addressed ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17739SPAN 2205  SEM 101

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

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

  • 18402SPAN 3020  SEM 101

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  •   Combined with: LSP 3020

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18467SPAN 3020  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Quintanilla, N

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SPAN 3100

Students perfect their pronunciation in Spanish through the formal study of Spanish phonetics and their ability to communicate orally in Spanish, by developing pragmatic competence and discussion skills ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7557SPAN 3100  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7558SPAN 3100  LEC 002

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  • Prerequisite: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++.

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

  •  5851SPAN 3110  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or equivalent. Core course for the major.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5852SPAN 3110  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or equivalent. Core course for the major.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7778SPAN 3110  SEM 103

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  • Core course for the major. Prerequisites: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or equivalent. Core course for the major.

SPAN 3380

An interdisciplinary analysis of challenges to U.S. interventions and hegemony in contemporary Latin America. We read a variety of texts (literature, art, music, film, speeches, political documents) that ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15798SPAN 3380  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2190 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor.

SPAN 4200

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

  •  5853SPAN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Paz-Soldan, E

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SPAN 4300

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5845SPAN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Migiel, M

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  • Year-long course. R grade given at end of fall semester and final letter grade at end of spring semester. Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors. Consult director of honors program for more information.

SPAN 4570

Topic for spring 2015: Narratives of Medieval Art view course details

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  • Topic: Narratives of Medieval Art

  • 16509SPAN 4570  SEM 101

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SPAN 4640

This course seeks to explore the cultural and linguistic diversity of Spain by analyzing literary texts from regions that still remain in the periphery of Peninsular studies:  Catalonia, Basque Country, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15817SPAN 4640  SEM 101

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

SPAN 4825

This course explores the films of renowned auteur Luis Buñuel in conjunction with different theories of film, aesthetics, and politics. Tracing his work from the inception of Surrealism to the final stage ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17785SPAN 4825  LEC 001

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SPAN 6100

The terms "Marx" and "Marxisms" have meant different things to different people, beginning with Marx himself and continuing in his legacy today.  As obviously, this legacy remains global (Europe, North ... view course details

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  • 16388SPAN 6100  SEM 101

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SPAN 6400

Guided independent study for graduate students. For graduates interested in special problems not covered in courses. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5846SPAN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Paz-Soldan, E

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SPAN 6590

Topic for spring 2015: Narratives of Medieval Art view course details

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  • Topic: Narratives of Medieval Art

  •  9051SPAN 6590  SEM 101

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SPAN 6720

This course examines the life and work of the late Chilian writer Roberto Bolaño, one of the most influential writers in twenty-first century literature. We will study his poems, essays, short stories ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15818SPAN 6720  SEM 101

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

SPAN 6740

We will read a selection of medieval travel accounts, paying special attention to the ways in which travelers observed, interacted with, and described the people they encountered and the places they visited. ... view course details

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SPAN 6820

This course explores the films of renowned auteur Luis Buñuel in conjunction with different theories of film, aesthetics, and politics. Tracing his work from the inception of Surrealism to the final stage ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17757SPAN 6820  LEC 001

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