SPAN 6960

SPAN 6960

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This will be an experimental seminar that will reach out to different sorts of supports and complements to medieval and early modern romance literary texts,such as architecture and stained glass, maps and textiles, to survey how soundscapes were perceived and instrumentalized in verbal form in there periods. The seminar will consider theoretical and critical materials alongside primary texts, and the main topics will include soundscape, ear, voice, listening, echo, secrets, silence, noise, and spaces, while each session will nuance and make connections between these main nodes. Among the primary texts included will be selections from the Bible, Augustine's Confessions, the Chanson de Roland, Razon de amor, Libro de Apolonio, Berceo, Lazarillo, and theoretical/critical texts in addition to Schaefer, Truax, Kelman, etc., may include Kay, Silverman, Cavarero, Burnett, Kelman, Cohen, Kim, Ong, Zumthor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16945 SPAN 6960   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 303
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pinet, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This is the mandatory seminar for new Spanish graduate students