SPANISH

SPAN-456
Spanish Topics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Courses taught in Spanish on such topics as: Latin American film, Mexican-U.S. border, urban cultures in Latin America, indigenous people of Latin America, Hispanics in the United States, Caribbean cultures, and the Latin American short story. Meets with SPAN-656. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: SPAN-353 or placement test.

SPAN-456
001
SPANISH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Spanish Topics (3)

Latin American Chronicles

A study of a selection of chronicles representing key issues of Latin American societies and politics, from the times of the Spanish colony to present day. Course materials include traditional chronicles as well as blogs and digital media produced in recent years, covering chiefly Peru and Mexico. Meets with SPAN-656 001.

SPAN-456
003
SPANISH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Spanish Topics (3)

Urban Culture in Latin America

The course studies representations of cultural phenomena emerging in some Latin American capitals such as Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico DF, Caracas and Havana. Examples include the culture of garbage pickers, street gangs, jineterismo, homelessness and neighborhood watches. Meets with SPAN-656 003.