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Fall 2022 Course Listings
All schedule information is tentative. Please see the Registrar's site for the latest information.
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Questions about major/minor requirements, course offerings, or studying abroad? Contact our Undergraduate Advising Head: Professor Lucía Reyes de Deu.
(1) M/W/R 10:10 AM–11:00 AM; F 10:00 AM–10:50 AM, González Ros
(2) M/W/R/F 9:05 AM–9:55 AM, Gould
For students who have had no previous study of Spanish. An introduction to the Spanish language and culture, this course focuses on the acquisition of basic communication skills in Spanish and cultural awareness. Students will actively speak, write, listen, and read in the target language. A variety of media and texts relating to authentic familiar topics will be used. Active participation is essential.
(1) M/T/W/R 11:15 AM–12:05 PM, Mederos
(2) M/T/W/R 9:05 AM–9:55 AM, STAFF
(3) M/W/R 10:10 AM–11:00 AM; T 10:00 AM–10:50 AM, STAFF
For students with some previous study of Spanish. Students will continue the development of all language skills (speaking, reading, listening, writing, and culture) using a variety of media and texts relating to authentic familiar topics. The focus of the class is to communicate effectively and to learn more about the cultures of the Spanish–speaking world. Active participation is essential.
(1) M/W/R 12:20–1:10 PM; F 12:45–1:35 PM, Gould
(2) M/W/R 10:10–11:00 AM; F 10:00–10:50 AM, Gould
(3) M/W/R/F 11:15 AM–12:05 PM, STAFF
(4) M/W/R 12:20–1:10 PM; F 12:45–1:35 PM, STAFF
(5) M/T/W/R 9:05 AM–9:55 AM, Mederos
(6) M/W/R 1:25–2:15 PM; T 12:45–1:35 PM, Mederos
Students in HISP 32 will bring their proficiency up to an intermediate level. Prepares students to communicate on a variety of topics which are familiar or of personal interest. All language skills will be practiced with a special emphasis on interpersonal communication and cultural competence.
*HISP classes listed below (104 and above) are conducted in Spanish, unless otherwise noted.*
(1) M/W/R 10:10 AM–11:00 AM, Castro
(2) M/W/R 12:20 PM–1:10 PM, Castro
(3) M/W/R 1:25 PM–2:15 PM, STAFF
Participants will expand their language skills in Spanish while deepening their understanding of Hispanic cultures. Students will explore how their identity and those of others is expressed through language, images, and cultural practices.
(1) M/W/R 1:25 PM–2:15 PM, Castro
How do we persuade others to enact meaningful change? In this special topics section of Hisp 105, students will improve their speaking skills as they explore issues of sustainability in the Spanish–speaking world. We will reflect about the global consequences of individual actions, debate about the feasibility of ecotourism, and tell the stories of indigenous and Latin American climate activists.
(3) M/W/R 9:05 AM–9:55 AM, González Ros
Students will improve their oral communication skills through active participation in practical tasks in contexts related to the way the Spanish–speaking world views the concepts of health and wellbeing. Students will present information, conduct interviews, persuade and debate, among other communicative functions. This course is appropriate for students in any field where they would interact with Spanish speakers regularly.
(1) T/R 2:20 PM–3:40 PM, Reyes de Deu
(2) T/R 3:55 PM–5:15 PM, Reyes de Deu
Students will develop their writing skills in order to communicate effectively in a variety of contexts and for different audiences. Examples may include creative, professional, and academic texts.
Upper-Level Courses (above HISP 108)
(1) T/F 12:45 PM–2:05 PM, Reyes de Deu
Examines key Latin American texts of different genres (poems, short stories and excerpts from novels, chronicles, comics, screenplays, cyberfiction) and from different time periods from the conquest to modernity. This class places emphasis on problems of cultural definition and identity construction as they are elaborated in literary discourse. Identifying major themes (coloniality and emancipation, modernismo and modernity, indigenismo, hybridity and mestizaje, nationalisms, Pan-Americanism, etc.) we will trace continuities and ruptures throughout Latin American intellectual history.
HISP WILL OFFER 4 MORE CLASSES ON PENINSULAR AND LATIN AMERICAN TOPICS, TAUGHT BY GUEST FACULTY AS ONE-TIME CURRICULAR OFFERINGS.
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