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

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Offered by: Hispanic Studies     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

Required Courses (18 credits)

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits selected as follows:

0 - 3 credits from:

  • HISP 250 Reading Hispanic Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : This course is specially designed for students in their first year; others may register only with the permission of the instructor. May be taken concurrently with HISP 220 or HISP 219. An introduction to reading and commenting Hispanic texts critically. Some training in library usage and bibliography.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a reading knowledge of Spanish

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 321 Spanish Literature - 18th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Jesus Perez-Magallon (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 324 20th Century Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (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 325 Spanish Novel of the 19th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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,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: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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 332 Spanish-American Literature of 19th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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,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: Winter 2012

    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 340 Spanish-American Cinema (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Amanda Holmes (Fall)

  • HISP 341 Spanish Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • HISP 350 The Generation of 1898 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (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.

    • 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,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (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 352 Spanish-American Novel 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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 356 Spanish-American Short Story (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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,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: Fall 2011

    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 423 Modern Lyric Poetry (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Poets in exile and counter movements in 20th century Spain: García Lorca, Alberti, Salinas, Aleixandre, Cernuda and Hernández.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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 424 Spanish Novel since Civil War (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Cela and Tremendismo. Women novelists. Writers in exile: Goytisolo and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • HISP 438 Topics: Spanish Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Rossana Fialdini Zambrano (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 439 Topics: Spanish-American Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Jose Jouve-Martin (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 442 Modernismo (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the Modernist School of Spanish American authors.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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 453 20th Century Spanish-American Poetry (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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 454 Major Figures: Spanish Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Winter 2012

    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 505 Seminar in Hispanic Studies 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Taught in Spanish
  • HISP 506 Seminar in Hispanic Studies 02 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • HISP 507 Seminar in Hispanic Studies 03 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Pre-1700 Literature

At least 3 credits from:

  • HISP 432 Literature - Discovery and Exploration Spain New World (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the primary literary and intellectual developments stemming from Spain's discovery of the Americas. Special attention will be given to the changing perception of the New World's natural resources and indigenous peoples as this is reflected in the literature of the period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • HISP 437 Viceregal Spanish America (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (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 457 Medieval Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 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,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: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (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.

    • Given in alternate years

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 421, 458 or 460 prior to September 2004.

  • HISP 501 History of the Spanish Language (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : The development of Spanish from its beginnings to the Modern Period, including usage in Spanish America and Judeo-Spanish.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Luis Fernando Alonso-Ovalle (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

    • Note: Course taught in Spanish

Faculty of Arts—2011-2012 (last updated Jan. 26, 2012) (disclaimer)