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Courses in Portuguese (POR)

Lower Division

1. Elementary Portuguese (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Introduction to Portuguese grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Students who have successfully completed Portuguese 2 or 3 in the 10th or higher grade of high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only. Although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required. All other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed. GE credit: WC.—F. (F.) 

1A. Accelerated Intensive Elementary Portuguese (15)

Lecture/discussion—15 hours. Not open to students who have completed courses 1, 2 or 3. Intended for students who wish to complete three quarters of Portuguese 1, 2, and 3. GE credit: WC. 

2. Elementary Portuguese (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1. Continuation of course 1 in the areas of grammar and development of all basic language skills in cultural context with special emphasis on communication. GE credit: WC.—W. (W.) 

3. Elementary Portuguese (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2. Continuation of course 2 in the areas of grammar and development of all basic language skills in cultural context with special emphasis on communication. GE credit: WC.—S. (S.) 

8. Elementary Portuguese Conversation (2)

Discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 3. Not open to native speakers or upper division students. Designed to develop oral communication skills. Emphasis on increasing vocabulary, improving listening comprehension, pronunciation, accuracy and grammar control. Practice of everyday situations. GE credit: WC.—W, S, Su. (W, S, Su.) 

21. Intermediate Portuguese (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3. Review and develop the grammar, vocabulary, and composition acquired in first year Portuguese through exercises and reading of modern texts. GE credit: WC.—F. (F.) Bernucci

22. Intermediate Portuguese (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 21. Continuation of course 21. Focus on more difficult grammar concepts and further composition practice. Development of all language skills through exercises and reading of modern texts. GE credit: WC.—W. (W.) 

23. Portuguese Composition I (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 22. Development of writing skills by way of reading, discussion, and analysis of authentic materials, literary texts, and videos. Selective review of grammar. Class activities include composition, journals, letters, individual and group projects. GE credit: WC, WE.—S. (S.) 

28. Intermediate Portuguese Conversation (2)

Discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 8. Continuation of course 8. Designed to develop oral communication skills at a more advanced level. Practice in more complex situations.—W, Su. (W, Su.) 

31. Intermediate Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Development of linguistic and learning skills required for Spanish-speaking students in upper-division courses in Portuguese. 

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and Department Chairperson. Directed group study primarily for lower division students.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

Upper Division

100. Principles of Luso-Brazilian Literature and Criticism (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 22 or 23 or consent of instructor. Principles of literary criticism applied to the study of fiction, poetry, and essays of major literary writers of the Luso-Brazilian world. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—F. (F.) Bernucci, Newcomb

111. The Structure of Portuguese: Sounds and Words (3)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Linguistic description of sound patterns of Portuguese and how those sounds can be used to form larger units, such as morphemes and words. Theoretical and practical comparisons with English and with other Romance languages. GE credit: SS. 

130. Survey of Luso-Brazilian Literature: 1500-1800 (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 22 or 23; 100. Overview of Luso- Brazilian literature, covering three major literary periods: Renaissance, Baroque, and Enlightenment. Attention to the concept of imitation and nativism. GE credit: AH, WC.—W. (W.)

132. Portuguese Literature: Medieval and Renaissance (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Overview of the origins of the Portuguese literature, spanning from the 13th C to the 16th C. Studies of lyrical and epic poetry, drama, and travel narratives. GE credit: AH, WC. 

134. Luis de Camões (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 22 or 31; 100. Overview of the greatest Renaissance Portuguese poet, Luis de Camões. Study his famous epic poem, Os Lusiadas, and a series of sonnets written by him. GE credit: AH, WC. 

141. Introduction to Luso-Brazilian Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Introduction to history, geography, and culture of Portugal and Brazil. Art, history of ideas, and everyday cultural manifestations. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis. Taught in Portuguese. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, WC.

159. Special Topics in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 3 or Spanish 24, 24S or 33. Special Topics in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture. May be repeated one time for credit. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—Bernucci, Newcomb

161. Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Colonial Brazilian literature survey. Readings include 16th-18th centuries manuscripts and books of cultural importance in a society dominated by censorship and with no printing presses. Study of the role literary Academies played in the so called "culture of manuscripts." GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Bernucci, Newcomb

162. Introduction to Brazilian Literature (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 3, 31 or 31G. Narrative and poetic texts of the 19th and 20th centuries in Brazil. In-depth and comparative study of Romantic and (Neo) Naturalist movements as a forum for discussion about literary tradition and modernity in Latin America. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WE.Bernucci, Newcomb

163. 20th C Masters in Brazilian Literature (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Overview of modern Brazilian literature from early 20th C to the poetry by João Cabral de Melo Neto and the Concretists (1960s), including European avant-garde movements and literary and cultural manifestos leading to a revolutionary body of literature. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Bernucci, Newcomb

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and Department Chairperson. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE.—F, W. (F, W.) Bernucci

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Independent study with professor for advanced undergraduate students, or honor thesis students. (P/NP grading only) Offered irregularly. GE credit: AH.

Courses in Spanish (SPA)

Course placement. Students with two years of high school Spanish normally take Spanish 2, those with three years take Spanish 3, and those with four years take Spanish 21. It is recommended that transfer students who have successfully completed a two-year sequence at the junior college level continue their study by taking Spanish 24, 24S, 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170, or 170S. Consult a departmental adviser.

Lower Division

1. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours. Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Not open for credit for students who have completed equivalent course 1S. Students who have successfully completed Spanish 2 or 3 in the 10th or higher grade of high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only. Although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required. All other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

1A. Accelerated Intensive Elementary Spanish (15)

Lecture/discussion—15 hours. Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with emphasis on communication. Special 12-week accelerated, intensive summer session course combining the work of courses 1, 2 and 3. Not open to students who have completed equivalent courses 1, 1S, 2, 2S, 2V, 2Y, 3, 3S, 3V or 3Y. GE credit: ArtHum |  WC.—Su. (Su.) 

1S. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of a UC Davis faculty/lecturer. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1. GE credit: WC.—F, S. (F, S.)

2. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or 1S or the equivalent. Continuation of courses 1 and 1S in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Not open for credit for students who have completed equivalent course 2S, 2V or 2Y. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

2S. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 or 1S. Continuation of Spanish 1 in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of UC Davis faculty/lecturer. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 2. GE credit: WC.—, S. (F, S.)

2V. Elementary Spanish (5)

Web virtual lecture—3 hours; web electronic discus­sion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or 1S; or the equivalent. Continuation of course 1, 1S, or previ­ous high school experience in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Not open for credit to students who have taken equivalent course 2, 2S, 2Y, or higher. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

2Y. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; web electronic discus­sion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or 1S. Continu­ation of course 1 or 1S in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Hybrid format combining classroom instruction with technologically based materials. Not open for credit to students who have taken equivalent course 2, 2S, or 2V. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

3. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2, 2S, 2V or 2Y. Completion of grammar sequence and continuing practice of all language skills using cultural texts. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 3S. GE credit: WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

3S. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2, 2S, 2V, or 2Y. Completion of grammar sequence and continuing practice of all language skills using cultural texts. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 3. GE credit: WC.—F, S. (F, S.) 

3V. Elementary Spanish (5)

Web virtual lecture—3 hours; web electronic discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 2, 2S, 2V, or 2Y. Continuation of course 2, 2S, 2V or 2Y. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Not open to students who have taken equivalent course 3, 3S, 3Y, or higher. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—W, Su. (W, Su.)  

3Y. Elementary Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; web electronic discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 2, 2S, 2V or 2Y. Completion of grammar sequence and continuing practice of all language skills using cultural texts. Hybrid format combining classroom instruction with technologically based materials. Not open to students who have taken equivalent course 3, 3S, or 3V. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

8. Elementary Spanish Conversation (2)

Discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 3; course 21 (concurrently) recommended. Not open to native speakers or upper division students. Designed to develop oral communication skills. Emphasis on increasing vocabulary, improving listening comprehension, pronunciation, accuracy and grammar control. Practice of everyday situations. GE credit: OL, WC.

21. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 or 3S. Review and develop the grammar, vocabulary and composition acquired in the first year through exercises and reading of modern texts. Students transferring from other institutions are recommended to start the second year program at this point. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 21S. GE credit: WC.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

21S. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3, 3S, 3V or 3Y. Review and develop the grammar, vocabulary and composition acquired in the first year through exercises and reading of modern texts. Students transferring from other institutions are recommended to start the second year program at this point. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 21. GE credit: WC.—F. (F.) 

21V. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Web Virtual Lecture—3 hours; web electronic discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 3, 3Y, 3V or the equivalent from previous high school language experience. Continuation of course 3, 3V, 3Y, 3S, or previous high school experience in the areas of grammar and intermediate language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Not open for credit to students who have taken equivalent course 21, 21Y or 21S. GE credit: AH, OL, WC, WE.

21Y. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; web electronic discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 3, 3S, 3V or 3Y. Continuation of courses 3 or 3V in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Hybrid format combining classroom instruction with technologically based materials where learning takes place both face-to-face and online. Not open to students who have taken course 21 or 21S. GE credit: WC.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

22. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 21 or 21S or 21V or 21Y. Continuation of course 21 and 21S. Focus on more difficult grammar concepts and further practice on composition. Development of all language skills through exercises and reading of modern texts. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 22S. GE credit: WC.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

22S. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 021, 021S, 021V or 021Y. Continuation of course 21 and 21S. Focus on more difficult grammar concepts and further practice on composition. Development of all language skills through exercises and reading of modern texts. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 22. GE credit: WC.—F. (F.)

22V. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; web electronic discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 21, 21Y, 21S, 21V or equivalent from previous high school language experience. Continuation of course 21, 21S, or 21V in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically-based materials. Not open to students who have taken course 22 or 22S. Offered irregularly. GE credit: WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

22Y. Intermediate Spanish (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; web electronic discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 21, 21S, 21V or 21Y. Continuation of course 21, 21S, or 21V in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Not open to students who have taken equivalent course 22, 22S or 22V. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

23. Spanish Composition I (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 22, 22S, 22V or 22Y. Development of writing skills by way of reading, discussion, and analysis of authentic materials, literary texts, and videos. Selective review of grammar. Composition, journals, individual and group projects. Not open for credit to students who have completed 23S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Colombi

23S. Spanish Composition I (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 22, 22S, 22V or 22Y. Development of writing skills by way of reading, discussion, and analysis of authentic materials, literary texts, and videos. Selective review of grammar. Composition, journals, individual and group projects. Course is taught in a Spanish speaking country. Not open for credit to students who have completed equivalent course 23. GE credit: ArtHum |  AH, WC, WE.—F. (F.) Colombi

24. Spanish Composition II (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 23 or 23S. Development of advanced level writing skills, with emphasis on how to write argumentative prose, essays, and research papers. Introduction to the analysis of literary genres. Compositions, journals, individual and group projects. Not open for credit for students who have completed equivalent course 24S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Colombi

24S. Spanish Composition II (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 23 or 23S. Development of advanced level writing skills, with emphasis on how to write argumentative prose, essays, and research papers. Introduction to the analysis of literary genres. Compositions, journals, individual and group projects. Not open for credit to students who have completed equivalent course 24. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—F. (F.) Colombi

28. Intermediate Spanish Conversation (2)

Discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 8 or 22. Continuation of course 8. Designed to develop oral communication skills at a more advanced level. Practice in more complex situations. (Former course 9.) GE credit: OL, WC.

31. Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers I (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; tutorial—1 hour; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 3 or the equivalent or consent of instructor. First course of a three-quarter series designed to provide bilingual students whose native language is Spanish with the linguistic and learning skills required for successfully completing upper division courses in Spanish. Intensive review of grammar and composition. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—F. (F.)

32. Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers II (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; tutorial—1 hour; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 31; consent of instructor. Continuation of Spanish 31, intensive review of grammar and composition. Development of all language skills through reading of modern texts, presentation/discussion of major ideas, vocabulary expansion, and writing essays on topics discussed. Designed for students whose native language is Spanish. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—W. (W.)

33. Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers III (5)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; tutorial—1 hour; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 32; consent of instructor. Development of writing skills, with emphasis on experimenting with various writing styles: analytical, argumentative, and creative. Analytical review of literary genres. Written essays will be assigned. Students will develop a research paper. Designed for students whose native language is Spanish. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—S. (S.)

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and Department Chairperson. Primarily for lower division students. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

Upper Division

100. Principles of Hispanic Literature and Criticism (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 24S or 33. Principles of literary criticism applied to the study of fiction, drama, poetry, and essay of major literary writers of the Hispanic world. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 100S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

100S. Principles of Hispanic Literature and Criticism (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33. Principles of literary criticism applied to the study of fiction, drama, poetry and essay of major literary writers of the Hispanic world. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of a UC Davis faculty/lecturer. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 100. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—S.

110. Advanced Spanish Composition (4)

Lecture—3 hours; frequent writing assignments. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33. Practice in expository writing with emphasis on clarity and idiomatic expression. Practical application and review of selected grammar topics. (Part of former courses 110A and 110B.) GE credit: WE.

111N. The Structure of Spanish: Sounds and Words (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. Linguistic description of the sound patterns of Spanish and how those sounds can be used to form larger units, such as morphemes and words. Theoretical and practical comparisons with English and with other Romance languages. (Former course 132.) GE credit: SocSci | SS.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Bradley

112N. The Structure of Spanish: Words and Phrases (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 111N or consent of instructor. A study of Spanish word and phrase structure, with special emphasis on the constituent structure of noun and verb phrases. Theoretical and practical comparisons with English and with other Romance languages. (Former course 131.) GE credit: ScoSci | SS.—Blake, Colombi

113. Spanish Pronunciation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. The sound structure of modern Spanish; theoretical analysis of selected problems in pronunciation. Strongly recommended for prospective teachers of Spanish. GE credit: ScoSci | SS.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Bradley

114N. Contrastive Analysis of English and Spanish (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; course 111N and course 112N recommended. Contrastive analysis of English and Spanish, error analysis, introduction to structuralist and transformational linguistics. Individual and group conferences. (Former course 137.) GE credit: ScoSci | SS.Colombi

115. History of the Spanish Language (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. The Spanish language from its roots in spoken Latin to modernity. Emphasis on the close relationship between historical events and language change, and the role that literature plays in language standardization. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 115S. GE credit: ArtHum or ScoSci | AH or SS.—Blake

115S. History of the Spanish Language (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. The Spanish language from its roots in spoken Latin to modernity. Emphasis on the close relationship between historical events and language change, and the role that literature plays in language standardization. Offered in a Spanish-speaking country under the supervision of a UC Davis faculty/lecturer. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 115. GE credit: ArtHum or ScoSci |  AH or SS. 

116. Applied Spanish Linguistics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. Exploration of the major theoretical and practical issues concerning learning Spanish as a second language. For students interested in teaching Spanish as a career. Not open to students who have taken course 116S. GE credit: ScoSci | SS.—Blake, Colombi, Sánchez Gutiérrez

116S. Applied Spanish Linguistics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. Exploration of the major theoretical and practical issues concerning learning Spanish as a second language. For students interested in teaching Spanish as a career. Offered in a Spanish speaking country, in Spanish, under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. Not open to students who have taken course 116. GE credit: SocSci | SS.—F. (F.) Colombi

117. Teaching Spanish as a Native Tongue in the U.S.: Praxis and Theory (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33, or consent of instructor; Linguistics 1 recommended. Designed for students interested in teaching Spanish to native speakers. Focus on cultural diversity of the Spanish speaking population in the United States; applied language teaching methodologies in the context of teaching Spanish to native speakers at different levels. GE credit: OL.—Colombi

118. Topics in Spanish Linguistics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 111N or consent of instructor. A study of specialized topics in Spanish linguistics, for example: language and use; text and context; language and society; bilingualism; Spanish dialectology; syntax and semantics. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ScoSci | SS.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

123. Creative Writing in Spanish (4)

Discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33 or consent of instructor. Intensive writing of poetry or fiction in Spanish or in a bilingual (Spanish/English) format. Students will write both in prescribed forms and in experimental forms of their own choosing. GE credit: WE. 

130. Survey of Spanish Literature to 1700 (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Survey of Spanish literature (narrative, poetry and drama) to 1700, Emphasis on the multicultural birth of the Spanish culture, the formation and growth of the Spanish language and letters through its written records and the literature of the early period. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Martín

131N. Survey of Spanish Literature: 1700 to Present (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Survey of modern Spanish literature, providing an overview of main literary movements (romanticism, realism, naturalism, modernism, avant-garde). Emphasis on the philosophical and historical background and on the European context for modern Spanish literature. (Part of former courses 104A and 104B.) GE credit: ScoSci | AH, WC.

132. Golden Age Drama and Performance (4)

Lecture—1.5 hours; performance instruction—1.5 hours. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Limited enrollment. Golden Age drama: text and performance. Study of Spanish Baroque drama as performance art. Close reading of plays and related aspects of seventeenth-century theater: theatrical spaces, staging, performance, actors, public, language, costumes. Final project is performance of a play. May be repeated two times for credit. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WC.—Martín, Slater

133N. Golden Age Literature of Spain (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Introduction to the study of the principal authors and literary movements of 16th- and 17th-century Spain and Spanish American colonial literature. May be repeated three times for credit with consent of instructor. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.Martín, Slater

134A. Don Quijote I (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Critical interpretation of Don Quijote Part One by Cervantes. Focused study of key elements within the socio-cultural context of Golden Age Spain. Don Quijote as prototype for the modern novel. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Martín

134B. Don Quijote II (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 134A. Critical interpretation of Don Quijote Part Two by Cervantes. Focused study of key elements within the socio-cultural context of Golden Age Spain. Don Quijote as prototype for the modern novel. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—Martín

135N. Spanish Romanticism (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Romanticism as a philosophical concept, and as a literary movement in Spain, with emphasis on its distinctive, specific "romantic" qualities and its literary expression in five leading authors of the early nineteenth century. (Former course 114.) GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC. 

136N. The Spanish Novel of the 19th Century (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Literary realism in Spain, focusing on Leopoldo Alas (Clarín), Emilia Pardo Bazán and Benito Pérez Galdós unique characteristics of Spanish realism and its historical roots in Cervantes and the picaresque. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.

137N. Twentieth-Century Spanish Fiction (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Study of the main literary trends and authors of the modern Spanish novel and short story. Selected works by Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, Sender, Cela, Matute, Ayala and others. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE. 

138N. Modern and Contemporary Spanish Poetry (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Study of the main literary trends and authors of modern and contemporary Spanish poetry. Selected works by Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, García Lorca, Guillén, Aleixandre, Hernández Hierro and others. (Former course 120C.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC. 

139. Modern Spanish Theater (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Study of the main dramatic trends and playwrights of modern Spanish theater. Selected works by Valle Inclán, García-Lorca, Mihura, Buero- Vallejo, Arrabal and others. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div |  AH, WC. 

140N. Modern Spanish Essay (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Ortega, Unamuno and the modern Spanish essay. Their concept of Spain and their relations with other movements and thinkers. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE. 

141. Introduction to Spanish Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S, or 33. Introduction to history, geography and culture of Spain. Art, history of ideas, and everyday cultural manifestations. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 141S. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.González, Martínez-Carazo

141S. Introduction to Spanish Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S, or 33. Introduction to history, geography and culture of Spain. Art, history of ideas, and everyday cultural manifestations. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 141. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.—S. (S.) Martínez-Carazo

142. Special Topics in Spanish Cultural and Literary Studies (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Special topics in the study of Spanish literature and culture. May be repeated two times for credit. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—González, Martín, Martínez-Carazo, Slater

143. Spanish Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Spanish art and the different historical, sociological and political manifestations that frame it. History of art, including Paleolithic, Roman, Visigothic, Romanesque, Goth, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassic and Contemporary art. GE credit: ArtHum |  AH, VL, WC.—S, Su. (S, Su.) Martínez- Carazo

144. Topics in Spanish Cultural Studies (4)

Lecture—3 hours; project. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S, or 33. Study of specific historical tendencies in Spanish culture(s) from the Romans to the present. Sources studied may include literature, film, art, journalism, and performance. Approaches to material may address issues of aesthetics, politics, identity, and globalization. May be repeated one time for credit. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.González, Martínez-Carazo

147. Anglos, Latinos and the Spanish Black Legend: The Origins and Educational Implications of Anti-Hispanic Prejudice (4)

Lecture—3 hours; field work; term paper. Examination of Anti-Hispanic prejudice in the United States focusing on the "Black Legend," a 16th Century anti-Spanish myth underpinning the doctrine of "Manifest Destiny." Exploration of the Legend's presence in contemporary American society through interviews and analysis of school textbooks. (Same course as Education 147.) GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | ACGH, AH, DD, WE.—González

148. Cinema in the Spanish-Speaking World in Translation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; film viewing—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 24 or 24S or 33. Analysis of the culture of the Spanish-speaking world through film in translation. Emphasis on the cultural information illustrated by the films; no prior knowledge of cinematography required. Films with subtitles. Not open for credit to students who have completed Spanish 148S. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.Martinez-Carazo

148S. Cinema in the Spanish-Speaking World in Translation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; film viewing—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33. Analysis of the culture of the Spanish-speaking world through film in translation. Emphasis on the cultural information illustrated by the films; no prior knowledge of cinematography required. Films with subtitles. Offered in a Spanish speaking country, in Spanish, under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 148. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.—F, S. (F, S.) 

149. Latin-American Literature in Translation (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: English 3 or the equivalent. Reading, lectures and discussions in English of works by Borges, Cortázar, Fuentes, García Márquez, Paz and others. May not be counted toward the major in Spanish. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.Newcomb

150N. Survey of Latin American Literature to 1900 (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Latin American literature from preconquest texts and the chronicles of the Conquest to romanticism and modernism. Reading selections include fiction, poetry, drama and essays. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Bernucci

151. Survey of Latin American Literature 1900 to Present (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Latin American literature from 1900 to the present. Reading selections include fiction, poetry, drama, essays, testimonio, etc. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Bejel, Irwin, Lazzara, Peluffo

151N. Survey of Spanish-American Literature 1900 to Present (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100. Spanish-American literature from Modernism to the present. Reading selections include fiction, poetry, drama, and essays. (Former course 105B.) GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Bejel

153. Latin American Short Story (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. The evolution of the Latin American short story from the 19th century to the present. Emphasis on the contemporary period. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Peluffo

154. Latin American Novel (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Evolution of the Latin American novel from the 19th century to the present. Emphasis on significant contemporary works. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—(W.) Bejel, Bernucci, Newcomb

155. Mexican Novel (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Evolution of the Mexican novel from the 19th century to the present. Emphasis on the narrative of the Revolution and significant contemporary works. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC. 

156. Latin American Literature of the Turn of the 20th Century (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Modernism as an authentic expression of Latin American literature and its influence on 20th-century poetry and prose. In depth analysis of the works of Darío and other major writers of the era. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Peluffo

157. Great Works of Latin American Literature/Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Study of major works of Latin American literature/culture and their cultural and literary milieus. May include novels, poetry, film, etc. Works may be analyzed in terms of style, influence, cultural significance, political importance, and/or commercial success. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Bejel, Bernucci, Irwin, Lazzara, Peluffo

158. Latin American Poetry: From Vanguardism to Surrealism and Beyond (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Study of vanguardism, surrealism, and more recent movements of Latin American poetry. An in-depth analysis of the works of such major poets as Neruda, Vallejo, and Paz. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Bejel, Bernucci

159. Special Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: any one of the following: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Special topics in the study of Latin American literature and culture. May be repeated one time for credit when topic or subject differs; students may take any SPA 159 course two times total in combination. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—Bejel, Bernucci, Irwin, Lazarra, Peluffo

159S. Special Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: any one of the following: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Special topics in the study of Latin American literature and culture. Offered in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. May be repeated one time for credit when topic or subject differs; students may take any SPA 159 course two times total in combination. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F. (F.)  

159Y. Special Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture (4)

Web virtual lecture—3 hours; lecture/discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 100, 100S, 141, 141S, 170 or 170S. Special topics in the study of Latin American literature and culture. Hybrid format combining classroom instruction with technologically based materials. May be repeated one time for credit when topic or subject differs; students may take any Spanish 159 course two times total in combination. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Bejel, Bernucci, Egan, Irwin, Peluffo, Lazarra

160. Latin American Women Writers in Translation (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent of instructor. Latin American women writers from the 19th and 20th centuries. Recent theoretical approaches to literature by women in Latin America. Discussions in English of works by Matto de Turner, Avellaneda, Storni, Ocampo, Agustini, Mistral, Castellanos, and others. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, WC.Peluffo

170. Introduction to Latin American Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S or 33. Introduction to history, geography and culture of Latin America. Multiple genres of cultural production and representation, with a focus on cultural diversity and regional difference. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis. Not open for credit for students who have completed course 170S. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC, WE.—F. (F.) Bejel, Irwin, Lazzara, Peluffo

170S. Introduction to Latin American Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; project. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S or 33. Introduction to history, geography and culture of Latin America. Multiple genres of cultural production and representation, with a focus on cultural diversity and regional difference. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis. Not open for credit for students who have completed course 170. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC, WE.—F. (F.) Colombi

171. Music from Latin America (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Examination of music from Latin America. Characteristic music (i.e. tango, bossa nova, salsa, musica motena, musica andina) as well as its implications in other musical genres. Taught in Spanish. Not open to students who taken course 171S or Music 127. (Same course as Music 127) May be repeated one time for credit when content differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.Irwin, Ortiz

171S. Music from Latin America (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Examination of music from Latin America. Characteristic music (i.e. tango, bossa nova, salsa, musica motena, musica andina) as well as its implications in other musical genres. Taught in Spanish and in a Spanish speaking country under the supervision of UC Davis faculty. Not open to students who have taken course 171 or Music 127. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC. 

172. Mexican Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour or term paper. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S or 33. Study of Mexican culture through a diversity of cultural expression, including elite, popular and mass media culture. Focus on national icons and archetypes, multiculturalism, transnationalism. May be repeated once for credit. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.Irwin

173. Cinema and Latin American Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; film viewing—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S, or 33. Understanding Latin American cultures through cinema. History and critical analysis of Latin American film. Focus on a national cinematic tradition. Comparative experiences in different parts of Latin America and/or a particular era. Conducted entirely in Spanish. May be repeated one time for credit. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.—Irwin

174. Chicano Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper/discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33. An interdisciplinary survey of Chicano culture. Topics include literature, art, folklore, oral tradition, music, politics, as well as everyday cultural manifestations. Conducted in Spanish. (Former course 124.) GE credit: ArtHum, Div | ACGH, AH, DD. 

175. Topics in Spanish American Cultural Studies (4)

Lecture—3 hours; project—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S, or 33. Specific historical tendencies and issues in Latin American culture(s) from precolombian times to present. Studies of literature, film, art, journalism and performance. Focus on issues of aesthetics, politics, identity, and globalization. May be repeated once for credit if content differs. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC, WE.Bejel, Irwin, Peluffo, Lazzara

176. Literature in Spanish Written in the United States (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 24 or 33. Survey of the literary and cultural contributions of the main Spanish-speaking populations present in the U.S.: Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Cuban-Americans, Central Americans, and other Latinos. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | ACGH, AH, DD.Alarcón

177. California and Latin America (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S or 33. Interdisciplinary survey on the relationship between California and Latin America (1500s-present). Latin American representations of California and Californian representations of Latin America, as well as borderlands texts, with a special focus on Mexican-American perspectives. Conducted in Spanish. GE credit: ACGH, DD.—Irwin

178A. Spanish for the Professions (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 24, 24S or 33. For students with an advanced level of Spanish interested in the use of Spanish in the health care, legal and law enforcement and marketing and business professions. Field trips documenting the use of Spanish in the public context. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, DD, OL, WE.—Colombi

179. Science and Politics of the Human Body in the Spanish-Speaking World (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or discussion—1 hour. Interaction between the interpretations of scientific ideas, philosophical issues, and politics concerning the human body in the Spanish- speaking world through different historical periods. Not open to students who have taken equivalent course 179Y. GE credit: ArtHum or SciEng or SocSci | AH or SE or SS.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Bejel, Slater

179Y. Science and Politics of the Human Body in the Spanish-Speaking World (4)

Web virtual lecture—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Interaction between the interpretations of scientific ideas, philosophical issues, and politics concerning the human body in the Spanish-speaking world through different historical periods. Not open to students who have taken equivalent course 179. GE credit: ArtHum or SciEng or SocSci | AH or SE or SS.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Bejel, Slater

180. Senior Seminar in Spanish Linguistics (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: senior standing; a major in Spanish or consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Group study of a special topic drawn from Spanish linguistics. May be repeated one time for credit. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, OL, WE.—Blake, Bradley, Colombi

181. Senior Seminar in Spanish Literature/Culture (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper—1 hour. Prerequisite: senior standing; a major in Spanish or consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Group study of a special topic drawn from Spanish literary or cultural studies. Independent research project. May be repeated one time for credit if content differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WE.González, Martin, Martínez-Carazo, Slater

182. Senior Seminar in Latin American Literature/Culture (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper—1 hour. Prerequisite: senior standing; a major in Spanish or consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Group study of a special topic drawn from Latin American literary or cultural studies. Independent research project. May be repeated one time for credit if content differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.Bejel, Irwin, Lazzara, Peluffo

192I. Internship in Spanish (1-12)

Independent study—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: course 23; junior standing; major in Spanish, Chicano Studies, or a related field; consent of instructor. Internships in fields where Spanish language skills can be used and perfected (teaching, counseling, translating-interpreting).May be repeated up to 8 units for credit. Units will not count toward the Spanish major. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

194H. Special Study for Honors Students (1-5)

Independent Study—3-15 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing and qualification for the Spanish honors program. Guided research, under the direction of a faculty member, leading to a senior honors thesis on a topic in Spanish literature, civilization, or language studies. May be repeated for up to 8 units of credit. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

197T. Tutoring in Spanish (1-4)

Tutorial—1-4 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing and permission of the chair. Tutoring in undergraduate courses including leadership in small voluntary discussion groups affiliated with departmental courses. May be repeated for credit for a total of 6 units. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)  

197TC. Tutoring in the Community (2-4)

Tutorial—2-4 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing and permission of the chair. Tutoring in public schools under the guidance of a regular teacher and supervision by a departmental faculty member. May be repeated for credit for a total of 6 units. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and Department Chairperson. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

Graduate

201. Literary Theory I (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Basic theories and practical approaches to modern and contemporary Hispanic literature. Emphasis on formalism, poststructuralism, socio-cultural discourses, and ideologies.Bejel

202. Literary Theory II (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Major contemporary critical theories including recent, innovative approaches to Hispanic literature and culture. Readings from Semiotics and Deconstructionism to Psychological and Socio-ideological approaches. Emphasis on Postmodern and Neo-colonial discourse.—Bejel, Martín

203. Research Methodologies (1)

Seminar—2 hour. Introduction to the range of scholarly research methodologies currently being realized in Spanish linguistics, literary and cultural studies: archival research, textual analysis, discourse analysis, statistics for linguistics, etc.; introduction to scholarly writing (MLA style) and scholarly publishing. (S/U grading only.) Bejel, Bernucci, Blake, Carazo, Colombi, Irwin, Martin, Martinez-Lazzara, Newcomb, Peluffo

205. Spanish Phonology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: some knowledge of phonetics is required and consent of instructor; Linguistics 109 and 139 highly recommended. Analyzes the sound patterns of Spanish from both linear and non-linear perspectives. Students will develop a clear understanding of what phonology is and the nature of Spanish phonology, as defined by modern linguistic analysis.—Bradley

206. Spanish Syntax (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Linguistics 140 and 165. An examination of Spanish word order within the framework of general linguistic theory. The student will investigate how to write a grammar of Spanish with particular attention to the structure of noun and verb clauses.—Blake

207. History of the Spanish Language (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Latin 1. (Former course 220A.)—Blake

208. Old Spanish Texts (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 207. An in-depth linguistic examination of Old Spanish texts from the 12th to the 15th centuries, with particular attention to the significance of orthographic changes.Blake

211. Hispanic Dialectology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 220 or consent of instructor. Descriptive and historical study of the distinctive features of Peninsular and American Spanish dialects. (Former course 221.)

212. Applied Linguistics (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing and courses 215 and 216 recommended. Focuses on the relevant linguistic aspects of teaching Spanish. Designed for graduate students who have an interest in second- language learning and teaching.Blake, Colombi

215. Special Topics in Hispanic Linguistics (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: consent of instructor; courses 205 and 206 recommended. Specialized topics in Hispanic linguistics (e.g., pragmatics, sociolinguistics, topics in syntax, semantics, or diachronic studies). May be repeated for credit when topic differs.—Blake, Bradley, Colombi, Sánchez Gutiérrez

220. Catalan Language and Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: good command of Spanish, Portuguese, French or Italian and graduate level of studies in any of these languages; consent of instructor. Open to advanced undergraduate students, with notions of Catalan, can be admitted with consent of instructor; designed for graduate students. Foundation for the acquisition of Catalan oral, reading and elementary writing level skills for students of Spanish (Iberianists or Hispanists), with the capacity to interpret educated written language. Emphasis on weekly review of grammar and all language skills.

222. Critical Approaches to Spanish Literature I: Prose and Essay (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Critical approaches to Spanish narrative and essay. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.Martín

223. Critical Approaches to Spanish Literature II: Poetry and Drama (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Critical approaches to Spanish poetry and drama. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.—Martín

224. Studies of a Major Writer, Period, or Genre in Spanish Literature (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Artistic development of a major Spanish writer and his/her intellectual and literary milieu or study of a special topic, period, or genre. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.—Slater

231. Interamerican Studies (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Survey of methodologies of investigation for crosscultural or comparative projects in the geographical context of the Americas. Focus on particular problems of language, discipline, national definitions, and global hierarchies of knowledge that complicate such projects. Readings of interamerican cultural texts.—Irwin

252. Medieval Spanish Literature: Prose (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. An exploration of the major genres of Medieval Spanish prose from its origins to 1450.

253. Medieval Spanish Literature: Epic (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Medieval Spanish epic narratives. Major theoretical perspectives on the genesis, diffusion, and character of the Medieval epic. Relationship of epic to ballad literature.

254. Medieval Hispanic Lyric (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Analysis of the most representative lyric poetry in the various Peninsular languages and in provencal, troubadour poetry, kharjas, villancicos, cantigas de amigo, and courtly lyric.

255. Spanish Literature of the Early Renaissance (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Spanish Literature, 1450-1550, with emphasis on La Celestina. (Former course 229.)Martín

256. Spanish Literature of the Renaissance and Golden Age: Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Extensive critical study of the main currents of Renaissance and Baroque Spanish poetry through its language structures, styles ("Culteranismo-Conceptismo"), rhetorical devices, myths, and themes (love, death, time).Martín

257. Spanish Literature of the Renaissance and Golden Age: Drama (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. An exploration of major 16th and17th century literary and cultural developments through the study of selected dramas.Martín

258. Spanish Literature of the Renaissance and Golden Age: Prose (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. The origins and development of the Spanish novel during the Renaissance and the Spanish Golden Age.—Martín, Slater

259. Cervantes and the Novel (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. The narrative works of Miguel de Cervantes with special emphasis on Don Quijote.Martín

260. Modern Spanish Literature (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Topics of Spanish literature, from 1700-1920. 

261. Contemporary Spanish Literature: Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Critical analysis of modern Spanish poetry from a wide spectrum of poetic currents. 

262. Contemporary Spanish Literature: Narrative (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of the 20th-century novel and short story with emphasis on the avant-garde, existentialism, social realism, and postmodern trends. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs and with consent of instructor.—Martínez-Carazo

263. Contemporary Spanish Literature: Drama (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. The Spanish theatrical production of the last 70 years.

264. Contemporary Spanish Literature: Essay (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Major thinkers from Ganivet to Unamuno and Ortega y Gassett. Emphasis will be placed on the relationships between Spanish thought and European philosophical currents.

265. Women Writers of Spain (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Introduction to the development of a feminine consciousness in the Spanish contemporary literary scene. Selected texts represent particularly innovative typologies of feminine discourse in the realm of the historical, psychoanalytical, and metafictional, erotic, and allegorical fiction. 

272. Critical Approaches to Latin American Literature: Narrative (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Development of Latin American literary periods and currents in narrative (novel, short story, and essay), from early colonial times to the present. May be repeated two times for credit. if material changes.—F. Bejel, Bernucci, Lazzara, Peluffo

273. Critical Approaches to Latin American Literature: Poetry and Drama (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Development of Latin American literary periods and currents in poetry and drama, from early Colonial times to the present. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.—Bejel, Bernucci, Egan

274. Studies of a Major Writer, Period, or Genre in Latin American Literature (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Artistic development of a major Latin American writer and his/her intellectual and literary milieu or study of a special topic, period, or genre. May be repeated for credit.Bejel, Bernucci, Irwin, Lazzara, Peluffo

275. Colonial Literature (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor. An examination of pre-Hispanic and Colonial narrative, poetry and theatre. Emphasis on historical, anthropological, and ethnographic approaches to Colonial discourse. 

276. Twentieth-Century Latin American Drama (4)

Seminar—4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Major Latin American dramatists from Florencio Sánchez to the present. (Former course 240.)

277. Latin American Novel, 1900-1950 (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of main trends and key authors in Latin America in the first half of the 20th century. (Former course 241A.)Bernucci

278. New Trends in Latin American Fiction (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Recent developments in Latin American narrative. Emphasis on innovative language and structure. (Former course 241B.)Lazzara

279. Mexican Narrative (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of the evolution of Mexican narrative. Emphasis on the narrative of the Revolution and significant contemporary works.

280. Latin American Short Story (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Works by major writers with emphasis on 20th-century authors such as Quiroga, Borges, García Márquez, Cortázar, and Rulfo. (Former course 243.)Bernucci

281. Latin American Women Writers (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of feminist critical theories, gender construction, and self-representation within the history of socio-cultural changes in Latin America.Peluffo

282. Darío and Modernism (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of poetry and prose of Spanish-American Modernism (1880-1916). (Former course 245.) 

283. New Directions in Latin American Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. New trends in Latin American poetry. Offered in alternate years.—(S.) Egan

284. The Latin American Essay (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Major Latin American essayists from Sarmiento to contemporary essayists.

285. Multicultural Approaches to Cuban Literature and Culture (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of main trends in Cuban literature. Emphasis on historical, geographic, social and cultural context (including music and film). Course taught in English with some readings in Spanish.—Bejel

291. Foreign Language Learning in the Classroom (4)

Seminar—3 hours; project. Overview of approaches to university-level foreign language instruction and the theoretical notions underlying current trends in classroom practices across commonly taught foreign languages. (Same course as French 291 and German 291.)—Blake, Bradley, Colombi

298. Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

299. Research (1-12)

(S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

Professional

300. The Teaching of Spanish (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing; a major or minor in Spanish. 

390. The Teaching of Spanish in College (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Theoretical instruction in modern teaching methods and demonstration of their practical application. Required of graduate teaching assistants. 

396. Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4)

Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

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