Spanish and Portuguese | Readings for Honors
S498 | 7606 | Professor Alejandro Mejías-López


HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors (3 credits)              ELECTIVE
Prerequisite: Must have completed one of the following,  S328, S331,
S332, S333, or S334; Must have completed one of these S324 or S326
and must have completed one additional 300-level Spanish course.

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Spanish.  This
HISP-S 498, # 7606 meets with HISP-S 422 Hispanic Cinema.  If you
are leaning toward Cinema for your background on your honors thesis,
you may want to consider taking this HISP-S 498 course.

HISP-S498 #7606 7:15P-8:30P TR BH 135  Prof. Alejandro Mejías-López
Film Showing  6:30P-9:00P M  BH 015
By Permission Only . Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission
or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

Descriptions for HISP-S 422 follows:

HISP-S 422 Hispanic Cinema  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Must have completed one of the following,  S328,
S331, S332, S333, or S334; Must have completed one of these S324 or
S326 and must have completed one additional 300-level Spanish course.

This course is a study of Hispanic cinema with a focus on the
analysis and interpretation of film as a visual text.  Students will
learn the basic elements of film theory and analysis in Spanish and
will watch, analyze, and discuss films by some of the most renowned,
creative, and provocative directors from the Spanish-speaking world,
including Luis Buñuel, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, María Luisa Bemberg,
Pedro Almodóvar, Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón, and Isabel
Coixet.  Assignments will include presentations, several short
papers, and a final paper on a film not previously discussed in
class.  Class will be conducted entirely in Spanish.