Spanish

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2020

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 2019
No SPAN course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019
No SPAN course(s) were found for W2019 term.
Winter 2019
No SPAN course(s) were found for W2019 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 2019

SPAN101 Beginners' Spanish I Sections

Fundamentals of the Spanish language. Communicate with basic vocabulary in common tasks and situations related to present and future events. Aligned with CEFR level A1 objectives.

SPAN102 Beginners' Spanish II Sections

Continuation of foundational elements of the language. Communicate using essential vocabulary in common tasks and situations related to past, present and future events. Aligned with CEFR level A1 objectives.

SPAN201 Elementary Spanish I Sections

Expansion of fundamentals. Enhanced ability to exchange information, discuss the past and future, and express wishes, hopes and feelings in common personal and social contexts. Aligned with CEFR level A1-A2 objectives.

SPAN202 Elementary Spanish II Sections

Expansion of fundamental notions and presentation of more elaborate structures in a variety of tenses and modes. Communicate to explore Hispanic culture and to hypothesize about present and past situations. Aligned with CEFR level A2 objectives.

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.

SPAN222 Introduction to Hispanic Culture Sections

Media, figures, periods, and genres of Hispanic culture; key concepts, theories, and practices of cultural analysis that serve as a foundation for higher-level Spanish culture 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 Intermediate Spanish I Sections

Complex grammatical structures in context to enhance proficiency. Explores relevant cultural topics through reading, writing, and discussion. Aligned with CEFR level B1 objectives.

SPAN302 Intermediate Spanish II Sections

Expansion of and reflection on the use of complex grammatical structures in context to broaden lexical repertoire. Enhances proficiency through reading, writing, and discussion of relevant cultural topics. Aligned with CEFR level B1 objectives.

SPAN308 Spanish for Business Sections

Language of commerce, finance, marketing, and economics. Competence in business practices of the Hispanic world.

SPAN312B Hopscotch: Topics in Hispanic Literature (in English) - HISPANIC LIT Sections

Spain and Latin America's contributions to global culture through popular Hispanic literature in translation.

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.

SPAN322 Dependency and Revolution in Latin American History and Culture Sections

Continuities and changes in the Americas from before Columbus to the present. Includes the first modern global empire and its ambivalent legacies.

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 Upper Intermediate Spanish I Sections

Strengthening fluency and accuracy in spoken and written communication. Emphasis on mediation, interpretation, and metalinguistic competencies through translation and comparative stylistics. Aligned with CEFR level B2 objectives.

SPAN404A From World to Screen: Topics in Hispanic Cinema - TPCS HISP CINEMA Sections

Selected areas of study relating to Hispanic Cinema. Consult the Department for this year's offerings.

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

Gender and sexuality in Spain and Latin America.

SPAN470A Imperial Eyes and Foundational Fictions: Topics in Spanish-American Colonial and Nineteenth-Century Culture - SP-AM CL< 19C Sections

Selected areas of study relating to colonial and/or nineteenth-century Spanish America. Consult the Department for this year's offerings.

SPAN490C Peoples and Nations: Topics in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Spanish-American Culture - 20&21C SP-AM CLT Sections

Selected areas of study relating to modern and/or contemporary Spanish America. 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 Literary and Cultural Theory - LIT CULT THEORY Sections

SPAN505 Studies in Peninsular and Latin-American Culture Sections

SPAN520A Golden-Age Literatures and Cultures - GLDN-AG LIT CULT Sections

SPAN549 Master's Thesis Sections

SPAN550B Studies in Peninsular and Latin-American Languages and Literatures - PEN&LAT AM L&LIT Sections

SPAN570A Colonial Latin-American Literatures and Cultures - COL LAT-AM LIT C Sections

SPAN590B Contemporary Latin-American Literatures and Cultures - CTP LAT-AM LIT C Sections

SPAN649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections