Hispanic Literary Studies (SPAN*2990 ) | College of Arts

Hispanic Literary Studies (SPAN*2990 )

Code and section: SPAN*2990 *01

Term: Winter 2017

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 Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
•    Identify the major literary periods in Hispanic literature
•    Identify some  new trends 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


Method of presentation:    

Lectures and group work

Calendar course descriptions with pre-requisites and restrictions can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar