Spanish (SPAN)

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SPAN 5300  Topics in Spanish  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Research methods in the field of Spanish linguistics or culture. Topics: History of Language, Dialetology, Spanish of the Southwest, ect. May be repeated when the topic changes. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of advanced Spanish.

SPAN 5306  Thesis  3 SCH  (3)  

Designed for thesis option students. The course requires completion of thesis research. Prerequisite: departmental approval. May be repeated for maximum of 6 semester hours.

SPAN 5320  Topics in Span Peninsular Lit  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Study of an author, literary period or other specific topics in Spanish Peninsular literature, such as Poetry, El Quijote, Golden Age Drama, Galdos, Romanticism, Short Story, Masterpieces. May be repeated when the topic changes. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of advanced Spanish.

SPAN 5350  Hispanic Cultural Studies  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Interpretation of Hispanic cultures of politics, Hispanic signifying practices, Hispanic cultural studies and Hispanic culture. Critical analysis of the interactions among high culture, mass media and popular culture; their institutions, subjectivities, ideologies and gender roles. May be repeated when topic changes. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of advanced Spanish.

SPAN 5360  Studies in Span-Amer Lit  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Analysis of Andean Narrative, Caribbean Narrative, Mexican Novel, Southern Cone Narrative, Romanticism, Modernism, Regionalism, Existentialism, Structuralism, Magical Realism, Contemporary Literature, Essay, Poetry, Short Story and Theater. May be repeated when topic changes. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of advanced Spanish.

SPAN 6301  Research Methods  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Orientation to critical proficiency and tools in literary theory, cultural studies approaches and linguistic methods necessary for conducting research in the resolution of problems relevant to the study of the topic selected.

SPAN 6311  Hispanic Film Studies  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Study of Latin American, U.S. Latino and Spanish film and multimedia as historical and cultural active re-discoveries and re-constructions of the Hispanic peoples and their worlds. Readings and discussion on the articulation between history, film, multimedia and the production-consumption of image cultures in the Hispanic world.

SPAN 6350  Hispanic Cultural Studies  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Study of cultural constructs and practices in the Hispanic World. Interpretation of Hispanic signifying practices, institutions, subjectivities, ideologies, gender roles and the Other. Critical analysis of the interactions among high culture, mass media and popular culture. May be repeated when topic changes.

SPAN 6360  Studies in Span American Lit  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Topics include studies in Spanish-American Literature. May be repeated when topic changes.

SPAN 6398  Dissertation in Progress  3 SCH  (0-3)