Spanish-American Culture W18 (SPAN*3080)
Code and section: SPAN*3080*01
Term: Winter 2018
Instructor: S. Henighan
This course provides an introduction to the cultural and historical contexts of Spanish American
civilization from indigenous culture of the pre-Conquest era to the present. Readings and
classroom discussion are in Spanish.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate enhanced global understanding by discussing the cultures of the Spanish-speaking nations of the Americas in terms of their chronological development and regional differences;
- Demonstrate heightened literacy and critical and creative thinking through the analysis of Spanish-language texts from the late Middle Ages to the present;
- Demonstrate improved skills in communicating through an improved facility in reading, writing and speaking Spanish.
Method of presentation:
Lectures, discussion, audio-visual presentations