Spanish (SPAN)Arts and Sciences

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SPAN 1220

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

  •  5319SPAN 1220  LEC 001

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

  •  5320SPAN 1220  LEC 002

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

  •  5321SPAN 1220  DIS 201

  •  5322SPAN 1220  DIS 202

  •  5323SPAN 1220  DIS 203

  •  5324SPAN 1220  DIS 204

  •  6723SPAN 1220  DIS 205

  •  6724SPAN 1220  DIS 206

  •  9107SPAN 1220  DIS 207

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

  •  5326SPAN 1230  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1120, 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5327SPAN 1230  SEM 103

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1120, 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5328SPAN 1230  SEM 104

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1120, 1220, OR LPS 45-55, or SAT II 460-580.

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

  •  5333SPAN 2090  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  5334SPAN 2090  SEM 102

  • 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

  •  5335SPAN 2090  SEM 103

  • 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

  •  5336SPAN 2090  SEM 104

  • 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

  •  5337SPAN 2090  SEM 105

  • 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

  •  5338SPAN 2090  SEM 106

  • 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

  •  7053SPAN 2090  SEM 107

  • 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

  •  7054SPAN 2090  SEM 108

  • 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

  •  7334SPAN 2090  SEM 109

  • 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

  •  7335SPAN 2090  SEM 110

  • 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

  •  7663SPAN 2090  SEM 111

  • 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

  • 18409SPAN 2090  SEM 112

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

  • 17214SPAN 2091  SEM 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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 Graded

  • 16194SPAN 2095  SEM 101

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16195SPAN 2095  SEM 102

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16196SPAN 2095  SEM 103

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16197SPAN 2095  SEM 104

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18564SPAN 2095  SEM 105

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

  •  5315SPAN 2140  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  5309SPAN 2150  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  5311SPAN 2170  SEM 101

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

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

  •  5317SPAN 2180  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 (formerly 2190) or CASE Q++ or equivalent. Core course for the major.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7055SPAN 2180  SEM 103

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 (formerly 2190) or CASE Q++ or equivalent. Core course for the major.

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 2200LSP 2201

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8211SPAN 2200  LEC 001

  • 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

  • 18535SPAN 2205  SEM 101

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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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18834SPAN 3020  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Quintero, G

  • Students enrolled into HIST/1960/LATA 1960 "Latin America and the Modern World" would enroll into this section.

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18835SPAN 3020  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Carreras Gamarra, M

  • Students enrolled into IARD 6011/NTRES 6011/LATA 6011 "Student Community Partnerships in Ecuador" should enroll into this section.

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18836SPAN 3020  SEM 103

    • TBA
    • Quijano Carde, E

  • Students enrolled in SOC 2650/DSOC 2650/AMST 2655/LSP 2010 "Latinos in the United States" should enroll into this section.

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18970SPAN 3020  SEM 104

    • TBA
    • Quintanilla, N

  • Students enrolled in SOC 2650/DSOC 2650/AMST 2655/LSP 2010 "Latinos in the United States" should enroll into this section.

SPAN 3720

How does modernity imagine love and sexuality?  What are the boundaries between licit and illicit forms of sexual desire?  As am emergent European modernity pitted individual freedom against the glorified ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16198SPAN 3720  SEM 101

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

SPAN 3800

As globalization draws the Americas ever closer together, reshaping our sense of a common and uncommon American culture, what claims might be made for a distinctive, diverse poetry and poetics of the America? ... view course details

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  • 17408SPAN 3800  SEM 101

SPAN 3900

This course gives students an overview of some of the best-known movies of Latin American cinema, from the political films for the 1960's and 1970's such as Memories of Underdevelopment to more recent ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16199SPAN 3900  SEM 101

  • Conducted in English.

SPAN 3940

This course offers an in-depth survey of Spanish films directed and producd between the years 1950 and 1975.  In addition to studying what some argue to be Spain's three greatest director's of all time ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16200SPAN 3940  LEC 001

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

SPAN 4030

This course examines the relationship between literature and empire in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Spain.  Over the course of the semester, we will engage postcolonial thought to bring ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16201SPAN 4030  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: Proficiency in Spanish. This is the mandatory senior seminar for Spanish majors.

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

  •  5318SPAN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bosteels, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16202SPAN 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Chang, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16203SPAN 4200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16204SPAN 4200  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

SPAN 4300

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5313SPAN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

  • 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 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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  • 17417SPAN 4350  SEM 101

SPAN 4540

Moses Maimonides who was born in Cordoba (1138), moved to Fez as a youth and died in Cairo (1204) is regarded by Jewish, Islamic, and Christian tradition alike as the most important Jewish religious ... view course details

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  • 17069SPAN 4540  SEM 101

SPAN 4700

Designed to explore different visual representations of contemporary Spain through the threefold lens of cinematic, photographic, and literary perspectives.  Surveying various texts from the early 20th ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SPAN 6700

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16205SPAN 4700  SEM 101

  • Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 6350

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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  • 17427SPAN 6350  SEM 101

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

  •  5314SPAN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bosteels, B

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16207SPAN 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Chang, J

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16208SPAN 6400  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16209SPAN 6400  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18537SPAN 6400  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aching, G

SPAN 6470

Emerging in the wake of psychoanalysis, the theory of the novel is an effect of a new discourse on the subject within a modernity that sees itself as different and searches for a historical parallel.  ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16212SPAN 6470  SEM 101

  • Conducted in Spanish. This is the mandatory seminar for 1st year Spanish graduate students.

SPAN 6700

Designed to explore different visual representations of contemporary Spain through the threefold lens of cinematic, photographic, and literary perspectives. Surveying various texts from the early 20th ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SPAN 4700

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16206SPAN 6700  SEM 101