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Spanish American Literature and Civilization


SPAN 270
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 226
Certificates: International Relations
Course Cluster: Caribbean Studies Minor

A close study of texts from the colonial period to the present will serve as the basis for a discussion of some of the major writers and intellectuals in Latin America, including Las Casas, Sor Juana, Bolívar, Sarmiento, Martí, Mariátegui, Neruda, Borges, García Márquez, and Bolaño. Special emphasis will be placed on issues related to culture and politics. For purposes of understanding context, students will also read selected chapters from works by historians and cultural critics and will watch several films.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(HISP)(LAST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on DEC-15-2017
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