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Spanish Studies

Courses Available - Fall 2017


THE HISPANIC AMERICAN SHORT STORY
SPAN-2181-001 (3) Monday / Wednesday 2:30 / 3:45
1RC019

This course allows students to develop an appreciation of the diversity of literature of the Hispanic world through the study of representative short stories from authors of Latin American countries such as: Juan Rulfo (Mexico), Gabriel García Márquez (Colombia), Baldomero Lillo (Chile), Isabel Allende (Chili) among others. Through the reading of these short stories, students are able to expand their Spanish language lexicon, increase their cultural knowledge of the regions as well as augment their historical sociopolitical awareness of the countries of the authors studied. Course approaches: close textual reading of the texts, vocabulary development, and photographs and films on the culture and historical backgrounds to the works selected.

INTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE
SPAN-2180-001 Tuesday / Thursday, 4:00-5:15
3C30

This course gives students the foundational skills required to read and write in Spanish about literature. Students are introduced to terms and tools of analysis necessary for a critical reading of literary texts drawn from different genres and a variety of areas of the Hispanic world (Spain and Latin America). Some class time is devoted to the development of writing skills as well as academic research techniques.


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