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

  •  6115SPAN 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.

  •  6116SPAN 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.

  •  6117SPAN 1220  DIS 201

  •  6118SPAN 1220  DIS 202

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    • Linarejos Jimenez, A

  •  6119SPAN 1220  DIS 203

    • MTRFUris Hall 312
    • Linarejos Jimenez, A

  •  6120SPAN 1220  DIS 204

  •  7420SPAN 1220  DIS 205

  •  7421SPAN 1220  DIS 206

  •  8915SPAN 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

  • 16070SPAN 1230  SEM 101

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6121SPAN 1230  SEM 102

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6122SPAN 1230  SEM 103

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6123SPAN 1230  SEM 104

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16071SPAN 1230  SEM 105

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16072SPAN 1230  SEM 106

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16461SPAN 1230  SEM 107

SPAN 1305

The Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 started as a domestic conflict that soon became an international event as the first confrontation between democracy and fascism. The support of the right-wing military ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17527SPAN 1305  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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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  • 16927SPAN 1321  LEC 001

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

  • 16084SPAN 2070  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, Spanish language AP 4; CASE Q, or permission of instructor.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16085SPAN 2070  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1230, LPS 56-64, or SAT II 590-680, Spanish language AP 4; CASE Q, or permission of 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

  •  6124SPAN 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

  •  6125SPAN 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

  •  6127SPAN 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

  •  6128SPAN 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

  •  6129SPAN 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

  •  7731SPAN 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

  •  7732SPAN 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

  •  7979SPAN 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

  •  7980SPAN 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

  •  8282SPAN 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.

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

  •  9626SPAN 2091  SEM 001

    • TBA
    • Mursi, E

  • 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

  •  9086SPAN 2095  SEM 101

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9087SPAN 2095  SEM 102

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9088SPAN 2095  SEM 103

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9089SPAN 2095  SEM 104

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

SPAN 2130

This advanced course will focus on spoken Spanish in its formal and informal registers, regional dialects, and pronunciations.  Authentic texts from across different genres of film, newspapers, fiction, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16081SPAN 2130  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 or CASE Q++. Core course for the Spanish minor.

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16082SPAN 2130  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 or CASE Q++. Core course for the Spanish minor.

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

  •  6112SPAN 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

  •  6106SPAN 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

  •  6108SPAN 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

  •  6113SPAN 2180  SEM 102

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7733SPAN 2180  SEM 103

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 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 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8561SPAN 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

  • 10042SPAN 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

  • Topic: Latinos in the United States

  • 10115SPAN 3020  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Quijano Carde, E

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled into LSP 2010/AMST 2655/DSOC 2650/SOC 2650

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Latinos in the United States

  • 10116SPAN 3020  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Quintanilla, N

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled into LSP 2010/AMST 2655/DSOC 2650/SOC 2650.

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Modern Latin America

  • 10117SPAN 3020  SEM 103

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in HIST 1960/LATA 1960

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: History of the Caribbean from Columbus to Louvertu

  • 10153SPAN 3020  SEM 104

    • TBA
    • Monterroso, G

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in HIST 1970/ASRC 1970

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Global Health

  • 18520SPAN 3020  SEM 105

    • TBA
    • Shenk, T

  • Students must be concurrently be enrolled in to NS 420

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Intro to Comparative Government &Politics

  • 18521SPAN 3020  SEM 106

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in GOVT 1313

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Human Rights at War

  • 18522SPAN 3020  SEM 107

    • TBA
    • Sanchez Gomez, J

  • Students need to be concurrently enrolled into GOVT 3897

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: International Development

  • 18523SPAN 3020  SEM 108

    • TBA
    • Pena, K

  • Students are concurrently enrolled into DSOC 2050/DOC 2206

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Farmworker Legal Assistance Clinic

  • 18613SPAN 3020  SEM 109

    • TBA
    • Roque, M

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled into LAW 7857.

SPAN 3240

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

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16090SPAN 3240  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2180 or permission of instructor. All readings will be available in Spanish.

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

  • 16514SPAN 3900  SEM 101

  • Conducted in Spanish.

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

  •  6114SPAN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Erber, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9094SPAN 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9095SPAN 4200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • McDaniel, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9096SPAN 4200  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

SPAN 4280

What is democracy?  What constitute its basic conditions and limits?  How does income distribution relate to democracy?  What about class, gender, and racial relations?  With a focus on Brazil and encompassing ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16744SPAN 4280  SEM 101

  • This is the senior seminar for all Spanish undergraduate majors/minors.

SPAN 4300

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6110SPAN 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 4660

Musician Caetano Veloso once claimed that while the United States is a country without a name (since "America" names, after all, the continent as a whole), Brazil, on the other hand is a name without a ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PORT 4660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18020SPAN 4660  SEM 101

SPAN 6360

This course examines the literary and somatic aesthetics of Spanish American modernismo (1880s-1920s), the European influences and transatlantic conversations that animate it (Baudelaire, Huysmans, Verlaine, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17993SPAN 6360  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

  • 16111SPAN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Erber, P

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16112SPAN 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16113SPAN 6400  IND 603

    • TBA
    • McDaniel, S

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16114SPAN 6400  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Pinet, S

SPAN 6750

The advent of cinema brought with it the contradictory forces of assemblage and severance, and by extension the language of accumulation-gathering, collecting, archiving-with the action of the cut-editing, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16739SPAN 6750  SEM 101

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