Hispanic Literacy Studies W18 (SPAN*2990) | College of Arts

Hispanic Literacy Studies W18 (SPAN*2990)

Code and section: SPAN*2990*01

Term: Winter 2018

Instructor: D. Odartey-Wellington


Course objectives:

The objective of   this course is to provide students with the basic skills for reading literature of the Spanish-speaking world.  We will be focusing on critical terminology and methods through a selection of prose, poetry, drama and film from Spain, Latin America and Spanish-speaking Africa.


Learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify the major literary periods in Hispanic literature
  • Use appropriate terminology in the analysis and discussion of Hispanic literature and film
  • Describe the key aspects of the works considered
  • Write short essays in Spanish on assigned topics in Hispanic literature
  • Improve their proficiency in Spanish



HISP*1110 or SPAN*1110








Method of presentation:

Lectures and group work


Evaluation method:



More information about the courses can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar