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Major Concentration Hispanic Studies - Literature and Culture (36 credits)

Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

Required Courses (18 credits)

  • HISP 241 Survey of Spanish Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : From the origins to the Golden Age through a study of representative works.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: David A Boruchoff (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Taught in Spanish
    • Prerequisite: successful completion of HISP 220D1/D2, HISP 219 or equivalent
  • HISP 242 Survey of Spanish Literature 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : From the Golden Age to the modern period through a study of representative works.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jose Jouve-Martin (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Taught in Spanish
    • Prerequisite: successful completion of HISP 219 or CEGEP course 607-401
    • Corequisite: HISP 220D1/D2, or equivalent.
  • HISP 243 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : From the Colonial period to Modernism through a study of representative works.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Taught in Spanish
    • Prerequisite: successful completion of HISP 220D1/HISP 220D2, HISP 219 or equivalent
  • HISP 244 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : From Modernism to the present through a study of representative works.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Amanda Holmes (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Taught in Spanish
    • Prerequisite: HISP 220D1/HISP 220D2, HISP 219 or equivalent
  • HISP 451D1 Cervantes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the complete Don Quijote, the Novelas ejemplares, the Entremeses and other theatrical works. Some account of outstanding critical works on Cervantes.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: David A Boruchoff (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
    • Students must register for both HISP 451D1 and HISP 451D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HISP 451D1 and HISP 451D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HISP 451D2 Cervantes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : See HISP 451D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: David A Boruchoff (Winter)

    • Taught in Spanish
    • Prerequisite: HISP 451D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HISP 451D1 and HISP 451D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits selected as follows:

300-Level or Above Hispanic Literature

At least 15 credits in Hispanic literature at the 300 level or above, of which at least 3 credits must be in literature of the pre-1700 period, from:

  • HISP 310 How Spanish Works (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Overview of Spanish linguistics, focusing on the properties of sounds and the rules that govern their combinations (phonology), the structure of words (morphology), phrases, and sentences (syntax). Basic discussion of how some of these rules vary across varieties of Spanish.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Luis Fernando Alonso-Ovalle (Fall)

    • Language of Instruction: Spanish
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
  • HISP 321 Spanish Literature - 18th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A critical study of neo-classical drama and poetry; satirical prose; Jovellanos, Iriarte, Moratín and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 324 20th Century Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Satirical drama and theatre of social protest. Literatura comprometida. García Lorca and Casona; Buero Vallejo, Sastre, Olmo, Muñiz, Arrabal and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 325 Spanish Novel of the 19th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : The Romantic, Realist and Naturalist novel in Spain, with special emphasis on the development of the Spanish novel in relation to contemporary trends in other European countries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 325
  • HISP 326 Spanish Romanticism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : The aesthetic and historical development of Romanticism, with special emphasis on lyric poetry and drama.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 327 Literature of Ideas: Spain (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Critical reading and discussion of works of outstanding thinkers as a key to understanding the development of social forces and institutions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 328 Literature of Ideas: Spanish America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Critical reading and discussion of works of outstanding thinkers as a key to understanding the cultural development of a continent.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jose Jouve-Martin (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 332 Spanish-American Literature of 19th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : An intensive study of representative authors from the period of Independence to the advent of Modernism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 333 Spanish-American Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the outstanding works of the theatre from the colonial period to the present, including pre-Columbian works.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 340 Spanish-American Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of representative films, directors and movements of the region. Topic specified by instructor.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
  • HISP 341 Spanish Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of representative films, directors and movements of the region. Topic specified by instructor.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
  • HISP 350 The Generation of 1898 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : An examination of the cultural background of genre developments in prose, fiction, drama, and poetry by representative authors of the Generation of 1898 in Spain.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 349 or HISP 350 (prior to January 2005).
  • HISP 351 Spanish-American Novel 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Critical reading and discussion of 20th century Spanish-American fiction writers.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 352 Spanish-American Novel 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Critical reading and discussion of contemporary Spanish-American fiction writers.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 356 Spanish-American Short Story (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Study of style, tendencies and types as reflected in the evolution of this genre, and seen against the background of a developing continent.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 358 Women Writers Fiction Spanish-America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Social movements and literary tendencies, as reflected in the novels and short stories of representative authors of the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Gómez de Avellaneda, Matto de Turner, Brunet, Bombal, Levinson, and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 380 Global Spanish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Comprehensive overview of linguistically relevant features of the varieties of Spanish spoken throughout the world, with an emphasis on America. Basic analytic tools to describe sound patterns, word structures, and word orders are developed throughout the course.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Language of instruction: Spanish
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
  • HISP 410 Investigating Spanish Grammar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Hands-on training in the linguistic investigation of the grammar of Spanish. Topics include: the use of nouns without determiners and the determiner system, the position of adjectives, tense and aspect, object pronouns, constructions with "se", and word order and the expression of information structure.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Language of instruction: Spanish
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
  • HISP 438 Topics: Spanish Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Specific topics of interest in Spanish literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 439 Topics: Spanish-American Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Specific topics of interest in Spanish-American literature.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 453 20th Century Spanish-American Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of representative trends and authors (Darío, Martí, Huidobro, Mistral, Vallejo, Neruda, Paz).

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Amanda Holmes (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 454 Major Figures: Spanish Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Specific figures of interest in Spanish literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 455 Major Figures: Spanish-American Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Specific figures of interest in Spanish-American literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 505 Seminar in Hispanic Studies 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A team-taught seminar examining major issues in Hispanic letters that transcend national literatures and historical periods. Although the specific topics will vary, each will address broad questions of a diachronic nature, thereby permitting an understanding of literary schools and movements, genres or ideologies present throughout the Hispanic world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Taught in Spanish

Pre-1700 Literature

At least 3 credits from:

  • HISP 390 Spanish Through the Centuries (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : An examination of how the rules governing the pronunciation of Spanish and the structure of its words and sentences evolved throughout the centuries. Students will be trained in the use of basic analytic tools to describe sound patterns, word structure, and word order.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 501
    • Language of instruction: Spanish
  • HISP 437 Viceregal Spanish America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Selected topics in the historiography, literature and culture of Spanish America prior to Independence.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 457 Medieval Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of important works of the period: Poema de Mio Cid to La Celestina. Given in alternate years.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • HISP 458 Golden Age Literature: Renaissance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive examination of the poetry, prose and drama of the Renaissance in Spain through representative authors.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 421, 458 or 460 prior to September 2004
  • HISP 460 Golden Age Literature: Baroque (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive examination of the poetry, prose and drama of the Baroque period in Spain through representative authors.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 421, 458 or 460 prior to September 2004.
    • Given in alternate years.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
Faculty of Arts—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)