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Summer 2012
Apr 24, 2014
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MLSP 836 - Cervantes
Readings and discussion of Cervantes' works with special emphasis on his masterpiece, Don Quixote. Conducted in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Peninsular Spanish literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 837 - Spanish Theater and Poetry of the Twentieth Century
Study in the appreciation, analysis and criticism of the main trends in Spanish theater and poetry of the twentieth century. Conducted in Spanish.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 840 - Latin American Literature: Chronicles of Change
An exploration of the themes of discovery, conquest, and cultural encounter which have shaped today's Latin American literature. The course examines the foundations and ongoing construction of culture and identity in Latin America as the product of the conflicts and confluence of indigenous, European and African cultures. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 842 - Cultural Expressions in 20th Century Spain
A study of the art, architecture, music, film, and thought of twentieth-century Spain against the background of historical events. Conducted in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Peninsular Spanish literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 843 - Spanish American Film
An intensive study of Latin American and Caribbean cinema with a focus on films that represent cultural values and contemporary issues in Latin American societies. Particular attention is paid to the themes of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and politics. The course includes the reading of scripts and, when appropriate, corresponding literary texts. Students learn to recognize cinematographic techniques, individual styles, and cultural differences among the films studied. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 844 - Indigenous Writers and Themes in Latin American Literature
A study of the indigenous figure in Latin American literature from pre-colonial times to the present. Readings include texts from Spanish and Latin American writers. Through these works, students study changes in the presentation of indigenous figures, and their place in society, from pre-Columbian to modern times.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 845 - Tales of the Fantastic from the Southern Cone
A study of selected twentieth-century short stories and novellas from Argentina and Uruguay, which focus on the scientific and psychological construction of alternate realities. All works are studied in their relation to the poetics of the fantastic. Classes are conducted in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 846 - Testimonial Literature of the Dirty War
A study of the legacy of State Terrorism, in which works written by the survivors of the concentration camps in Argentina twenty years after the end of the Dirty War (1974-1983) constitute the primary focus of the coursework. Readings and course instruction are in Spanish. Prequisite: MLSP332 Intermediate Spanish II or prior apporval of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 863 - Seminar in Spanish
An advanced seminar on a topic - literary, linguistic, or cultural - directly related to Spanish or the Spanish-speaking world. Topics vary from semester to semester. Students are required to prepare several oral and written presentations to the seminar as well as a final written research paper. Throughout the seminar, the emphasis is placed on originality, creativity, and scholarship. Students may take this course for credit more than one time, providing the topics are different each time.Conducted in Spanish.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 921 - Advanced Spanish Grammar Through Textual Analysis
An intensive review of Spanish grammar and orthographical patterns. Students analyze selections from texts by major Spanish and Latin American authors through discussion and writing assignments. Note: This course satisfies the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirement of advanced language skills.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 922 - Twentieth Century Hispanic Poetry
A study of a wide range of contemporary poets from the Americas and Spain, with particular attention given to close readings of their major works. Readings and discussions are in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in either Peninsular Spanish or Spanish American literature/culture/history, since works from both continents comprise the course content.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 927 - Central American Literature of Protest
A study of the social protest literature of contemporary Central America, with emphasis on the role politics and religion play in the development of Central American thought. Readings and discussion are in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 934 - Women¿s Voices of the Other Americas
An examination of works in various genres by women from South America, Central America, U.S.A., Mexico, and the Caribbean. Texts and discussions focus on the works of a broad range of women writers that have found their way into the canons of Hispanic literature. Readings and class discussions are in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 961 - Chicano Literature and Culture
Examines the issues of race, gender, and class as manifested in Chicano literature, art and film. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 963 - Contemporary Spanish Caribbean Literature
The reading and analysis of selected works by authors of the Caribbean region, with a focus on both content and style. The historic framework in which they were created is also examined. Classes are conducted in Spanish and students are expected to participate in class discussion on the assigned reading. Oral reports and one monograph in Spanish are required. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American litera- ture/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 964 - Contemporary Spanish Women Writers
Analysis of contemporary contributions to feminist consciousness via the works of contemporary women writers of Spain. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Peninsular Spanish literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 965 - Contemporary Spanish Narrative
A study of the major trends in Spanish literature from the post-civil war period to the present, focusing on the development of new narrative modes. Course readings and discussions in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Peninsular Spanish literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 968 - Contemporary Latin American Literature of the Southern Cone
An analysis of twentieth century poetry and narrative by writers from Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. The course is conducted in Spanish. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 969 - Mexican History through Fiction
A study of the history of Mexico as presented in the works of writers from the revolutionary period to the present. Note: This course satisfies one of the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirements in Spanish American literature/culture/history.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 972 - Critical Writing for Spanish Literature
Designed to improve the written skills of the student through analysis of contemporary Spanish literary texts. Written skills are improved through a review of Spanish grammar and syntax and short written essays with rewrite option. The instructor works individually with each student. Note: This course satisfies the M.Ed. in Spanish program requirement of a course in advanced language skills.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

MLSP 981 - Directed Study in Spanish
An in-depth investigation of a topic in the area of literature, culture, linguistics, or pedagogy, selected by the student under the guidance of a member of the Modern Languages Department. Regular meetings with the instructor are to be scheduled.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study

World Languages Department


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