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SPANISH

SPAN-559
Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics taught in Spanish include cultural trends, political and economic processes, international relations, and social phenomena. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: upper-level undergraduate Spanish course, or proficiency in Spanish.

SPAN-559
001
SPANISH
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Spanish Teaching Methodologies

For students interested in language instruction and general pedagogy. A theoretical component familiarizes students with the main theories and constructs of second language instruction to prepare them to design, execute, and self-critique a lesson plan. Taught entirely in Spanish, with a focus on current language learning technologies.

SPAN-559
002
SPANISH
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Hispanics in the United States

This course offers a critical analysis of Hispanic cultures in the United States from a cultural studies perspective. The focus is on the relationship between Latin America and the United States, the construction of Hispanic and Latino identities, and labor and migration patterns. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN-559
003
SPANISH
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Conflict and Culture in the Andes

This colloquium focuses on the most recent conflicts in the Andean countries, with emphasis on Colombia and Venezuela. It also explores the historical factors that determine the cultural regions, the social stratification, and how they have contributed to shape national identity. Students do final research projects on contemporary conflicts in any of the Andean countries.

SPAN-559
001
SPANISH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Human Rights and Latin American Literature

This course examines the evolution of human rights in Latin America through theatre, film, prose, photography, and urban interventions. During the course, students examine key issues relating to truth, justice, testimony and witnessing in their investigation of how literature and art respond to human rights violations.

SPAN-559
003
SPANISH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Revolutionizing the Feminine

This course seeks to provide a general overview of the discourses that have shaped gender ideals in Latin America. Students analyze the historical, economic and cultural vectors that intersect in order to (re)produce specific embodiments of the "feminine" and study the voices and bodies that have challenged them.

SPAN-559
004
SPANISH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Globalization and Identity in Latin America

The course explores current debates on globalization, identity formation, citizenship, the nation state, nation branding, and territorialization, as they impact the everyday life of Latin Americans. Students focus on the central tension between the promises of global cosmopolitanism and the loss of national projects. Course materials include academic articles, film, and news.