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Fall 2021
Mar 04, 2024
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SPAN 375 - Graphic Narrative
An introduction to the academic study of graphic narrative including comics, graphic novels, and social media posts. The course includes texts from a transnational corpus in Spanish. It introduces students to different themes, such as war and conflict, testimony, and political activism, and the comic medium’s unique way of presenting these topics. The course emphasizes literary analysis, critical thinking, language and research skills. The course may include theoretical readings by comics scholars such as Scott McCloud, Hillary Chute, Nick Sousanis, and Thierry Groensteen, as well as readings specific to Hispanic graphic narratives. Texts studied may include work by authors such as Quan Zhao, Ana Penyas, Santiago García, Paco Roca, Antonio Altarriba, Raquel Córcoles, Liniers, Maitena, Pepita Sándwich, among others. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 245 Interpreting Hispanic Literature or prior approval of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate Tchr Lcnse, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Directed Study, Lecture

World Languages Department

Course Attributes:
Undergraduate Level Course

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