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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 2015

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 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Culture and Diaspora in Latin America

This course explores different national and international diasporas that have constantly shaped and reshaped Latin American cultures. Special emphasis is placed on internal migration country/city, European diasporas fleeing wars and Asian, and Arab diasporas looking for economic opportunities in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Argentina. The course includes the use of films, short stories, and cultural studies theory.

SPAN-559
001
SPANISH
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Southern Cone on Screen and Stage

This course analyzes key discourses (nation, gender, human rights and neoliberalism, etc.) as they are enacted in twentieth and twenty-first century film and theater of Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile. The class critically discusses the creation of local and global interpretive frameworks in the reception of films and plays.

SPAN-559
002
SPANISH
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Colloquium on Latin America (3)

Colonialism in Latin America

Present day Latin America is largely shaped by its historical past. This course approaches the colonial heritage by addressing controversial concepts such as colonial, coloniality and colonialism. Through the study of a variety of both conventional and nonconventional texts, such as textiles and archeology, this course aims at questioning longstanding myths around Latin American cultural processes.