Spanish

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2019

SPAN357 The Golden Age of Peninsular Literature and Culture Sections

Tradition, faith, conflict, prosperity, and decadence in literature and everyday life from the Middle Ages to 1700.

Students are introduced to the main literary genres and trends of the Middle Ages and the Golden Age in Spain through a study of representative works from both periods. Taught in Spanish.
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Winter 2018
No SPAN course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No SPAN course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No SPAN course(s) were found for W2018 term.

Courses Offered in Other Terms

SPAN357

Students are introduced to the main literary genres and trends of the Middle Ages and the Golden Age in Spain through a study of representative works from both periods. Taught in Spanish.

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SPAN403

Students are introduced to the main literary genres and trends of the Middle Ages and the Golden Age in Spain through a study of representative works from both periods. Taught in Spanish.

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SPAN410

Topics in Spanish Literature ranging from its origins to 1500. Taught in Spanish.

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SPAN468

See FREN 468 (Romance Linguistics). Also listed as RMST 468.

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Winter 2018

SPAN101 Beginners' Spanish I Sections

Fundamentals of the Spanish language; speaking and writing on everyday activities and future plans in the context of common tasks and situations, including interactive communication, grammatical explanations, and cultural awareness.

SPAN102 Beginners' Spanish II Sections

Speaking and writing on past events, and expressing desires and wishes in the context of common situations, including interactive communication, grammatical explanations, and cultural awareness.

SPAN201 Intermediate Spanish I Sections

Reviews the fundamentals of the Spanish language, and introduces more complex structures; listening, speaking, writing, and reading on a range of situations related to everyday life and Hispanic culture.

SPAN202 Intermediate Spanish II Sections

Expands on the fundamentals of the Spanish language, and presents more complex structures in a variety of tenses and modes; interacting through discussions and gaining cultural awareness through literature and film.

SPAN206 Conversational Spanish I Sections

Emphasizes communication skills through discussion, debate, and presentations; developing oral fluency and listening comprehension, through discussion of written texts and films. May include experiential learning projects involving native speakers from the Hispanic community.

SPAN207 Conversational Spanish II Sections

Builds on communication skills through discussion, debate, and presentations; exploration of cultural topics through discussion of written texts and other media. May include experiential learning projects involving native speakers from the Hispanic community.

SPAN221 Introduction to Hispanic Literature Sections

Major texts, authors, periods, and genres of Hispanic literature; key concepts, terminology, and practices of literary analysis that serve as a foundation for higher-level Spanish literature courses.

SPAN280 Revolution! (in English) Sections

Concepts, theories, and practice of protest, revolt, and revolution in the Hispanic world, highlighting the intersection of politics and culture through novels, poetry, letters, diaries, and/or historical accounts of specific revolutionary uprisings.

SPAN301 Advanced Spanish I Sections

Advanced grammar structures in context, lexical repertoire, fluency and cultural awareness to broaden and develop language skills.

SPAN302 Advanced Spanish II Sections

Advanced grammar structures in context; students expand lexical repertoire, and gain fluency and flexibility as they deepen cultural awareness through reading, listening, discussion, and writing.

SPAN309 Business Spanish of International Trade in the Hispanic World (in Spanish) Sections

Language of international commerce through real world business practices in the Hispanic world; key issues concerning business practices, engaging with real-world materials, and interacting with professionals specializing in trade with the Hispanic world.

SPAN321 Tradition and Diversity in Spanish History and Culture Sections

Conservation and progress on the Iberian Peninsula, from the Middle Ages to the present. Includes the first modern European state and its diverse cultures.

SPAN357 The Golden Age of Peninsular Literature and Culture Sections

Tradition, faith, conflict, prosperity, and decadence in literature and everyday life from the Middle Ages to 1700.

SPAN358 Divergent Visions: Peninsular Literature and Culture since 1700 Sections

Modern Spanish literature and culture, from Empire to the European Union. Includes Romanticism, Modernism, Republicanism, and Separatism.

SPAN364 Colonial Encounters in Spanish-American Literature and Culture Sections

Spanish colonialism in the Americas from the Conquest to the 1820's and the dawn of Independence. Includes coloniality, hybridity, subalternity, and autonomy.

SPAN365 Modern Magics: Spanish-American Literature and Culture since the 1820s Sections

Literary engagements with modernity in the Spanish Americas, from the 1820's to the present. Includes civilization, progress, politicization, and violence.

SPAN401 Translation Sections

Purpose, practice, and methodologies of translation from Spanish into English and back. Includes translation theory, translation from a variety of sources (i.e. literary, journalistic, legal, technical).

SPAN402 Advanced Spanish III Sections

Developing linguistic proficiency and effective and accurate communication in both spoken and written Spanish. Includes close reading of texts, advanced written composition, cross-cultural analysis, and conversational skills.

SPAN406 Breaking the Mold: Gender Representation(s) in Hispanic Literature and Culture Sections

Gender and sexuality in Spain and Latin America.

SPAN420 Ascent and Decline: Topics in Golden-Age Peninsular Literature and Culture Sections

Selected areas of study relating to sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain. Consult the Department for this year's offerings.

SPAN495 Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture Sections

Theories and methodologies of the discipline. Consult the Department for this year's offering.

SPAN499 Honours Essay Sections

SPAN501A Theoretical Approaches to Literature - TH APPR LIT Sections

SPAN504 Studies in Hispanic Cinema Sections

SPAN505 Studies in Peninsular and Latin-American Culture Sections

SPAN530 Peninsular Literature of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Sections

SPAN548 Graduating Essay Sections

SPAN549 Master's Thesis Sections

SPAN649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections