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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Course Descriptions: Spring 2010

Portuguese
S100/S200 level course
S275 & S300-level course
Catalan and Spanish 400-level course

Portuguese

HISP-P 135 Intensive Portuguese (4 credits) 
For students from secondary school placed into the second semester of first‑year study or those with a strong background in Spanish or another Romance Language.  Content of P100 and P150
covered at an accelerated pace.  Credit not given for both P135 and P150.

HISP-P 135  #7468   9:05A-9:55A   MTWR    BH 134     STAFF 


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HISP-P 150 Elementary Portuguese II (4 credits) 
Prerequisite: P100 or equivalent

Introduction to present‑day Portuguese, with an interactive, communicative focus and structured drills for mastery of phonology, basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary.   To be taken in sequence after P100, Elementary Portuguese I. Attendance in language laboratory may be required.

HISP-P 150  #7469   10:10A-11:00A  MTWR  BH 134  STAFF


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HISP-P 250 Second‑Year Portuguese II (3 credits) 
Prerequisite: P200 or equivalent. 

Second semester of second‑year Portuguese, with increased emphasis on communicative exercises and selected readings. Attendance in the language laboratory may be required.                      

HISP-P 250   #7470    12:20P-1:10P  MWF  BH 337   STAFF      


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HISP-P 317 Reading & Conversation in Portuguese   (3 credits)
Prerequisite: P200-P250 or equivalent

Taught in Portuguese, this course emphasizes conversational and reading skills using plays, short stories, poetry, and novels from Brazil, Portugal, and Lusophone Africa.  Students will also be introduced to the basics of literary appreciation.            

HISP-P 317    #13398       11:15A-12:05P    MWF     BH231      STAFF

Note:  This course is offered jointly with HISP-P 492.


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HISP-P 401  Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World II  (3 credits)

The second semester of a two-semester survey on the literatures of the Portuguese-speaking world. In this course, we will examine the concept of “Realism” – its adoption, transformation, and rejection – by late nineteenth and twentieth-century Lusophone authors. We will read prose, poetry, and essays from Lusophone Africa, Brazil, and Portugal. All students will write a midterm and final exam. Undergraduate students will write a short paper (6-8pp) and graduate students will write a longer research paper (10-12pp) on a topic to be approved by the instructor.

HISP-P 401  #27091   1:00P-2:15P   TR   BH 238   Prof. Luciana Namorato

Note:  This class meets jointly with HISP-P 498, #7473 and HISP-P 501.


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HISP-P 415  Women Writing in Portuguese  (3 credits)                       1st Eight Week Class

This 8-week survey will focus on writings by women from Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa. Although women produced occasional texts in the medieval period, our primary readings will begin with selections by the 17th -century Portuguese poet, Maria Violante do Céu. Readings will alternate between Portugal and Brazil as we move forward in time.

Selections to be read include poetry, theater, fiction, essay and didactic works or “how to” guides for young women. The last weeks of the course will include women’s writings from Lusophone Africa. Topics to be addressed include feminism, motherhood, idealized and erotic love, race, and political oppression in a transnational context. We will also consider why certain women were included in the literary canon while others were not.

Requirements include an exam and a research paper.

HISP-P 415    #27092     4:00P-6:30P    TR    SY 002    Prof. Darlene Sadlier

Note:  This class meets jointly with HISP-P 498, #27093 and HISP-P 515.
Note:  This class meets the first eight weeks only.


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HISP-P 492 Reading Portuguese for Graduate Students (3 credits)
Prerequisite: P491

This course is taught in Portuguese.  A continuation of P491. This course emphasizes conversational and reading skills using plays, short stories, poetry, and novels from Brazil, Portugal, and Lusophone Africa.  Students will also be introduced to the basics of literary appreciation.

HISP-P 492   #7471  11:15A-12:05P  MWF    BH 231     STAFF

Note: This course will meet jointly with HISP-P 317.  This course is open only to Graduate students.


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HISP-P 494 Individual Readings in Luso-Brazilian Literature  (1-3 credits)
Prerequisite: Consent of the department. 

May be repeated for a maximum of up to 6 credit hours as long as each registration covers a different topic.

HISP-P 494    #7472   PERMISSION   Arranged    Professor Estela Vieira


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HISP-P 498  Portuguese Honors Seminar  (3 credits)  

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Portuguese.  This HISP-P 498, section 7473 meets with HISP-P 401 and HISP- P 501 Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World II. 

HISP-P 498  #7473  PERMISSION    1:00P-2:15P  TR    BH 238     Professor Luciana Namorato
                    
Note: Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission.   kallgood @indiana.edu

See course description for P401, Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World II in Portuguese below:

HISP-P 401  Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World II  (3 credits)

The second semester of a two-semester survey on the literatures of the Portuguese-speaking world. In this course, we will examine the concept of “Realism” – its adoption, transformation, and rejection – by late nineteenth and twentieth-century Lusophone authors. We will read prose, poetry, and essays from Lusophone Africa, Brazil, and Portugal. All students will write a midterm and final exam. Undergraduate students will write a short paper (6-8pp) and graduate students will write a longer research paper (10-12pp) on a topic to be approved by the instructor.


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HISP-P 498  Portuguese Honors Seminar  (3 credits)                1st Eight Week Class

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Portuguese.  This HISP-P 498, section 27093 meets with HISP-P 415 and HISP- P 515 Women Writing in Portuguese. 

HISP-P 498  #27093  PERMISSION    4:00P-6:30P  TR    SY 002   Professor Darlene Sadlier
                   Note:  This is a 1st Eight Week Class.
 
Note: Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission.   kallgood @indiana.edu

See course description for P415, Women Writing in Portuguese below:

This 8-week survey will focus on writings by women from Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa. Although women produced occasional texts in the medieval period, our primary readings will begin with selections by the 17th -century Portuguese poet, Maria Violante do Céu. Readings will alternate between Portugal and Brazil as we move forward in time.

Selections to be read include poetry, theater, fiction, essay and didactic works or “how to” guides for young women. The last weeks of the course will include women’s writings from Lusophone Africa. Topics to be addressed include feminism, motherhood, idealized and erotic love, race, and political oppression in a transnational context. We will also consider why certain women were included in the literary canon while others were not.

Requirements include an exam and a research paper.


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HISP-P 499  Honors Research in Portuguese  (1-3 credits)
Prerequisite:  P498

Approval of the Director of Portuguese Studies and the Chair of the Honors Committee.

HISP-P 499   #7474   PERMISSION    Arranged   Professor Estela Vieira


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S100/S200 level course

HISP-S 100 Elementary Spanish  (4 credits)  
By permission only.  Call (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu

The course presents a four‑skills approach to Spanish with an emphasis on critical thinking skills. Students will practice speaking in small groups in class as well as reading and discussing materials in Spanish. Grading is based on exams, homework, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Enrollment in S100 is restricted to those with less than 2 years of high school Spanish or with the consent of the department. All others must enroll in S105. The next course in the sequence for HISP-S 100 students would be HISP-S 150 Elementary Spanish II.

See schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/
Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, then spring 2010 for active class numbers, times and days for this semester.  We are listed under HISP-S.

Note: A student wishing to enroll in Hisp S100 must call or email Karla Allgood to request permission.


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HISP-S 105  First Year Spanish (4 credits)

This introductory course is for students with 2 or more years of high-school study and covers the essential grammar and vocabulary of first-year Spanish. This course presents a four-skills approach to Spanish with an emphasis on critical thinking skills.  Students will practice speaking in small groups in class as well as reading and discussing materials in Spanish.  Grading is based on exams, homework, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Homework load is substantial. Credit not given for both HISP-S 105 and HISP-S 100 or HISP-S 105 and HISP-S150.The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 200 Second-Year Spanish I. 

See schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/
Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, then spring 2010 for active class numbers, times and days for this semester. We are listed under HISP-S.


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HISP-S 150 Elementary Spanish II (4 credits)  
Prerequisite: HISP-S 100

This course continues the work of S100 with continued emphasis on all four skills and on critical thinking skills. Students will practice speaking in small groups in class, as well as reading and discussing materials in Spanish. Grading is based on exams, homework, compositions, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 200 Second-Year Spanish I.

Note: HISP-S 150 is for those students who took HISP-S 100 Elementary Spanish here at IUB or took an equivalent course at a regional campus or other university.

See schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/
Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, then spring 2010 for active class numbers, times and days for this semester.  We are listed under HISP-S.


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HISP-S 200 Second‑Year Spanish I    (3 credits)
Prerequisite: HISP-S 105 or HISP-S 150 or equivalent. 

This course reviews some of the basic structures studied in the first year, and examines them in greater detail. Emphasis remains on the four skills and on critical thinking skills. Short literary readings are also included. Grades are based on exams, homework, compositions, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Homework load is substantial. The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 250 Second-Year Spanish II.

See schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/
Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, then spring 2010 for active class numbers, times and days for this semester.  We are listed under HISP-S.


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HISP-S 250 Second‑Year Spanish II  (3 credits)
Prerequisite: HISP-S 200 or equivalent. 

This course continues the work of HISP-S 200 with a continued emphasis on the four skills and on critical thinking skills.  Short literary readings are also included. Grades are based on exams, homework, compositions, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Homework load is substantial. After successful completion of this course, the foreign language requirement is fulfilled for schools that require a 4th -semester proficiency. For those students who wish to go on for a minor or major in Spanish, the next course to take would be HISP-S 280 Spanish Grammar in Context.

See schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/
Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, then spring 2010 for active class numbers, times and days for this semester.  We are listed under HISP-S.


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S275 & S300-level course

HISP-S 280  Spanish Grammar in Context (3 credits)
Prerequisite: S250 or equivalent.

The goal of this course is to provide students with the language skills necessary to pursue upper division course work in Spanish.  The main focus is on the development of formal linguistic skills through explicit grammar instruction, reading original texts by contemporary authors, and developing the link between literature and culture through writing and conversation.  Students will cover a variety of topics for which assignments involving composition, conversation, and/or the formal aspects grammar will be given.  In this way, the course offers an overview of grammar, explicitly focused on its formal aspects.  There will be various compositions and readings of annotated literary and/or cultural texts for which internet sources may be used to complement them.  The course will be conducted in Spanish. 

Note:  This class replaces S310; if you have already taken S310 you should not take S280 and look at taking a higher level class.  Questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

To see active sections available for spring 2010 go to schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, choose spring 2010.  We are listed under HISP.


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HISP-S 308 Composition and Conversation in Spanish (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.  Co-requisite: may be taken concurrent with HISP-S 280.

The objective of this course is to develop students’ oral and writing abilities in Spanish.  Students will develop writing skill in Spanish by learning and practicing the main components of different writing styles: description, narration, exposition, and argumentation.  Students will learn compositional elements that provide cohesion and coherence in both formal and informal writing styles.  Students will develop their oral skills by watching and discussing a number of critically acclaimed films from different Spanish-speaking countries which deal with a variety of cultural, social, and political issues.  To achieve the goal of improving oral proficiency, students will participate in various in-class discussions and debates on controversial topics presented in the films.  By the end of this course, students will be able to write in a variety of formal and informal writing styles and to discuss a wide range of topics.

Note:  This class replaces S312; if you have already taken S312 you should not take S308. Look at taking a higher level class.  Questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu

To see active sections available for spring 2010 go to schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, choose spring 2010.  We are listed under HISP.


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HISP-S 317 Spanish Conversation & Diction (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This class meets five times a week. It includes contrastive study of Spanish and English pronunciation.  Intensive controlled conversation correlated with readings, reports, debates, and group discussions.  S317 may be repeated once for credit.  S317 is NOT open to native speakers of Spanish.

HISP-S 317  #7590     9:05A-9:55A  Daily   BH 208   STAFF


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HISP-S 317 Spanish Conversation & Diction (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This class meets five times a week. It includes contrastive study of Spanish and English pronunciation.  Intensive controlled conversation correlated with readings, reports, debates, and group discussions.  S317 may be repeated once for credit.  S317 is NOT open to native speakers of Spanish.

HISP-S 317  #13393   1:25P-2:15P  Daily   BH 134    STAFF


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HISP-S 324 Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Cultures (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course critically examines a variety of Hispanic cultural contexts, with special attention devoted to the Hispanic Caribbean, Spain, Argentina, Mexico and the Andean nations. Focusing on a variety of tests (visual, literary, documentary, historiographical) from different historical periods (1600’s to the present), the course explores the historical and cultural traits which are unique to the regions studied as well as the many elements they share in common.

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  This class replaces S275; if you have already taken S275 you should not take S324. Look at taking a higher level class.  Have questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu

To see active sections available for spring 2010 go to schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, choose spring 2010.  We are listed under HISP.


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.     This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #27161      9:05A-9:55A    MWF    BH 337     STAFF


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.  This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #27162       10:10A-11:00A    MWF   BH 337      STAFF


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course provides an introduction to Hispanic Linguistics and establishes the basis for future application of linguistic principles. The content included is an overview of basic linguistic properties with a focus on Spanish. The course begins with an exploration of the sound system of Spanish and its theoretical representation. Building on this, the discussion continues with topics in Spanish morphology such as word formation and verbal inflection. Finally, issues in syntax and semantics are analyzed both in isolation and in terms of their relationship to each other.  A coursepack of article-length readings will be included to introduce the following areas: historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics.  The goal of this course is to provide students with a level of knowledge that enables them to succeed in future Hispanic Linguistics courses.   This class carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #27163    HONORS   11:15A-12:05P     MWF     BH 233  Prof. Kimberly Geeslin 

Note 1:  This class is for Hutton Honors Student Only.   
Note 2:  This class meets with another section of HISP-S 326 which is non-honors.


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course provides an introduction to Hispanic Linguistics and establishes the basis for future application of linguistic principles. The content included is an overview of basic linguistic properties with a focus on Spanish. The course begins with an exploration of the sound system of Spanish and its theoretical representation. Building on this, the discussion continues with topics in Spanish morphology such as word formation and verbal inflection. Finally, issues in syntax and semantics are analyzed both in isolation and in terms of their relationship to each other.  A coursepack of article-length readings will be included to introduce the following areas: historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics.  The goal of this course is to provide students with a level of knowledge that enables them to succeed in future Hispanic Linguistics courses.   This class carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #27164     11:15A-12:05P     MWF     BH 233  Prof. Kimberly Geeslin  

Note:  This class meets with the Honors section of  HISP-S 326.


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course examines the basic linguistic structure of Spanish based on the principal fields of linguistic studies.  The course begins with an overview of the characteristics of human language.  Course topics include the structure and order of words (syntax), the forms and structure of words (morphology), the sounds of Spanish (phonetics and phonology) and how they compare with English, and how Spanish varies across regions, and by social considerations.

Class time is primarily lecture based, but also includes linguistic exercises, analysis, and discussion.  Course activities include self analysis of Spanish abilities and comparison with native speakers (the goal being to improve the student’s language abilities by contrastive analysis of linguistic structure).  Evaluation is based on participation, homework assignments, projects, exams and presentations.  This class carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326     #27165     12:20P-1:10P    MWF    BH 333   Prof. Erik Willis


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.  This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326    #27166     1:25P-2:15P   MWF    SY 105   STAFF


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course provides a general introduction to the field of Hispanic Linguistics and establishes a foundation in the major areas of linguistics in order to prepare students for future courses in Linguistics. After an introduction on the nature of language and to the field of linguistics, the course provides a description of the sound system of Spanish through the study of phonetics and phonology. This unit includes the presentation of the principles of phonetic transcription as well as important phonological processes. Next, basic concepts in morphology, the structure of words, will be examined, including a description of the general principles of the formation of nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and verbs. Then, in order to examine how words combine at the sentence level, we will study the basic concepts of sentence structure (syntax) and its connection to meaning (semantics). The course ends with an overview of some of the basic concepts of language use in context (pragmatics) and linguistic variation (sociolinguistics). This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326   #27167     2:30P-3:45P   TR   BH 314   Prof. César Félix-Brasdefer
HISP-S 326   #27169     4:00P-5:15P   TR   BH 314   Prof. César Félix-Brasdefer


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HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.  This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326    #27168     3:35P-4:25P     MWF     BH 142    STAFF


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic  literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27205      9:05A-9:55A    MWF    BH 231    STAFF


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic  literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27206      9:30A-10:45A      TR    BH 142    Prof. Catherine Larson


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course is an introduction to the critical reading of the literature and film of Spain and Spanish America. Not only will the course familiarize students with some important literary texts, but it will also help them learn the critical vocabulary needed to analyze and communicate ideas effectively about these. We will read representative works of the following three genres: prose fiction, theater and poetry, as well as view and analyze two films. The course will include substantial written homework, as well as longer, structured papers. The writing assignments for the course are intended to help students improve their Spanish while promoting discussion of the texts studied in class.

EVALUATION:             
Writing assignments: 35%
Tests: 25%
Final Exam: 25%
Class Participation: 15%

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27207  HONORS      9:30A-10:45A    TR    BH 337   Prof. Steven Wagschal

Note:  This honors class meets with another section of HISP-S 328 non-honors.


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course is an introduction to the critical reading of the literature and film of Spain and Spanish America. Not only will the course familiarize students with some important literary texts, but it will also help them learn the critical vocabulary needed to analyze and communicate ideas effectively about these. We will read representative works of the following three genres: prose fiction, theater and poetry, as well as view and analyze two films. The course will include substantial written homework, as well as longer, structured papers. The writing assignments for the course are intended to help students improve their Spanish while promoting discussion of the texts studied in class.

EVALUATION:             
Writing assignments: 35%
Tests: 25%
Final Exam: 25%
Class Participation: 15%
This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27208     9:30A-10:45A    TR    BH 337   Prof. Steven Wagschal

Note:  This class meets with the Honors section of HISP-S 328.


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic  literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27209     10:10A-11:00A    MWF    BH 231    STAFF


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Una visión panorámica de la cultura literaria, histórica y política de España y América Latina. Pondremos especial énfasis en las características, los límites y la evolución de diferentes géneros: cuentos, poemas, drama, testimonio, novela y ensayos. La asistencia y discusión en clase afectarán la calificación final. Los alumnos harán cuatro composiciones y un examen parcial. Habrá examen final.

Bibliografía

Rosario Castellanos: Poesía no eres tú. Antonio Buero Vallejo: El sueño de la razón. Gustavo Sainz: Gazapo. Eduardo Galeano: Las venas abiertas de América Latina.Gustavo Sainz: Juegos prohibidos .Ramón Gómez de la Serna: Greguerías.

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27210     11:15A-12:30P    TR     SY 210   Prof. Gustavo Sainz


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course is an introduction to the critical reading of the literature and film of Spain and Spanish America. Not only will the course familiarize students with some important literary texts, but it will also help them learn the critical vocabulary needed to analyze and communicate ideas effectively about these. We will read representative works of the following three genres: prose fiction, theater and poetry, as well as view and analyze two films. The course will include substantial written homework, as well as longer, structured papers. The writing assignments for the course are intended to help students improve their Spanish while promoting discussion of the texts studied in class.

EVALUATION:             
Writing assignments: 35%
Tests: 25%
Final Exam: 25%
Class Participation: 15%
This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27211    11:15P-12:30P    TR    BH 142   Prof. Steven Wagschal


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course provides an introduction to Hispanic literature and literary interpretation.  In particular, it focuses on retooling something that you probably already take for granted:  reading.  We will learn how to read both critically and creatively, analyzing the strategies that different authors use to express their ideas, create their literary and filmic worlds, and engage the reader.  As an introduction to literature, the class will familiarize you with the basic tools for the analysis of three literary genres (narrative, poetry, and drama) and film.  We will question the limits of textual interpretation (is any interpretation of a text valid?) and work towards producing readings that are creative, insightful and grounded.  The course will also focus, therefore, on techniques of argumentative writing in Spanish and the building of your textual interpretation in both oral and composition form.

The analytical tools that you learn in this course will prepare you for more advanced classes in literature and culture.  At the same time, they are tools that will empower you to be more critical and creative thinkers across the board, whatever your major or interests.

The course will most likely include texts by Julio Cortázar, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel García Márquez, Rosario Ferré, Luisa Castro, Laura Esquivel, Ariel Dorfman, Juan Ramon Jiménez, Vicente Huidobro, Pablo Neruda, Federico García Lorca, Nicolás Guillén, Maya Chávez Dean, and Pedro Almodovar.

All class discussion and writing assignments will be in Spanish.

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #29424    11:15A-12:30P     TR     BH 237     Prof. Melissa Dinverno


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic  literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328    #27215    12:20P-1:10P   MWF    BH 142    STAFF


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course aims to familiarize students, through close reading, with a number of literary texts, representative of different genres (narrative fictions, theater, and poetry), from Spain and Spanish America.  Readings will include Miguel de Unamuno’s short story “Nada menos que todo un hombre”, Gabriel Garcí Márquez’s novel Del amor y otros demonios, Federico García Lorca’s drama La casa de Bernarda Alba, and a selection of poetry (romances, selected poems of Garcilaso de La Vega, Góngora, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Quevedo, José de Espronceda, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, García Lorca, Gabriela Mistral, Alfonsina Stormi, Pablo Neruda, etc.)

The reading of the texts will be preceded by a discussion on the importance of their historical, social and cultural contexts, and on their specific genre characteristics.  The literary analysis will bring out not only the meaning and message embedded in each work, but also the devices (narratological, dramatic, rhetorical, etc.) used in the fabric of the text.

Students will be evaluated on the basis of their active participation in class (15% of the grade), two short papers (25%), one essay (20%), and two exams (40%).

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?   Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27212      1:00P-2:15P     TR    BH 231     Prof. Olga Impey


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic  literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27213     1:00P-2:15P    TR    SY 006   STAFF    


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HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that you should take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction, poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the study of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic terms of narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature, which are the bases of “close reading”.

This course carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.
Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?   Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27214    1:25P-2:15P    MWF    BH 337             STAFF


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HISP- S 334  Panoramas of Hispanic Literature  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Must have completed one of these:  S328, S331, or S333

A panoramic introduction to the study of Hispanic literature in its literary historical development, through a variety of literary genres.  Periods and geographical areas may vary. 

This class carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, S333, or S334.  If you have already taken two of these courses, then do not take S334. Take a 400-level class.   Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 334   #27217    9:30A-10:45A    TR    WH 119      STAFF


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HISP- S 334  Panoramas of Hispanic Literature  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Must have completed one of these:  S328, S331, or S333

A panoramic introduction to the study of Hispanic literature in its literary historical development, through a variety of literary genres.  Periods and geographical areas may vary. 

This class carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, S333, or S334.  If you have already taken two of these courses, then you need not take S334. Take a 400-level class.   Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 334   #27219      1:25P-2:15P    MWF  BH 231     STAFF


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HISP- S 334  Panoramas of Hispanic Literature  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Must have completed one of these:  S328, S331, or S333

A panoramic introduction to the study of Hispanic literature in its literary historical development, through a variety of literary genres.  Periods and geographical areas may vary. 

This class carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, S333, or S334.  If you have already taken two of these courses, then you need not take S334. Take a 400-level class.   Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 334   #27220      2:30P-3:20P    MWF    BH 337     STAFF

 


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HISP- S 334  Panoramas of Hispanic Literature  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Must have completed one of these:  S328, S331, or S333

This section of S334 will offer an introduction to the history of Latin American literature in Spanish.  The course is structured as a survey spanning several time periods and literary movements.  Students will read, analyze, and discuss a broad selection of texts by canonical authors in a variety of genres (fiction and non-fiction prose, poetry, and drama) paying particular attention to their historical and literary context.  This course aims to help students further improve their analytical skills as well as their writing and speaking abilities in Spanish.  In addition to the critical reading of literary texts, course assignments will include presentations, short papers, and exams.  Class will be conducted entirely in Spanish.

This class carries the culture studies and arts and humanities distribution.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, S333, or S334.  If you have already taken two of these courses, then do not take S334. Take a 400-level class.   Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

HISP-S 334   #29425      5:30P-6:45P     TR     BH 244  Prof. Alejandro Mejías-López


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Catalan and Spanish 400-level course

HISP-C 494 Individual Readings in Catalan Studies  ( 1-3 redits)
Prerequisite:  C400, previous knowledge of Catalona, or consent of the instructor

Topic:  The Making of Barcelona:  Architecture and Nationalism in Modern Catalonia

This course will study the relationship between architecture and nationalism in Catalonia from the nineteenth century until the present day, focusing especially on the urban development of modern Barcelona. Catalonia’s politics of space constitute a fascinating mixture of splendid architecture (Antoni Gaudí is only one example among many others) and nation-building policies that sometimes have expressed and sometimes have repressed the class struggles that traverse Catalonia’s modern history. The course will also examine the ways in which some literary works and films have portrayed these politics of space. Finally, the course will include a series of more general texts on urban theory and nationalism that will allow us to understand the context of Catalonia and Barcelona vis-à-vis Spain, Europe, and globalization.

The course will be taught in Catalan.

HISP-C 494      #27088      9:30A-10:45A   TR    BH 238   Professor Edgar Illas

Note:  This course is offered jointly with C618.


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HISP-S 408  Survey of Spanish Literature 2   (3 credits)                                      LITERATURE
Prerequisite:  Completed two courses from:  S328, S331, S332, S333  

Descripción: Sex and the City (and the Country)

In this course we will track the changes of style and content in Modern Spanish Literature by reading key texts, from the famous Don Juan Tenorio to the 21st century, including short stories by Emilia Pardo Bazán and novels by Unamuno, Valle-Inclán and Carmen Riera. The course centers on analyses of social and gender practices over nearly two centuries. It will also examine critiques of changing Spanish institutions and attitudes towards individual freedom of action encoded in the texts.

This is a discussion course with emphasis on the close reading and discussion of daily reading assignments within the parameters indicated above. Daily attendance is paramount. Written work for the course includes analytical essays, a midterm, and a final exam. The course is taught in Spanish; Spanish is the language of class discussion and of all written work for the course.

HISP-S 408   #27222      1:00P-2:15P     TR    BH 142      Prof. Maryellen Bieder

Note:  This course carries A & H credit.


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HISP-S 411  SPAIN:  The Cultural Context  (3 credits)                                       ELECTIVE
Prerequisite:  Completed one course from S324, S328, S331, S333

What images or stereotypes of Spain and its cultures do we have and how do they deviate from reality?  What defines culture and cultural production?  How does the process of learning about a foreign culture take place?  How can we foster the development of cultural learning in Bloomington/our own community?  This course examines our notions of Spain and seeks to build a more complex understanding of contemporary Spanish culture.  In addition, we will explore and analyze the process of cultural awareness.  To accomplish these two goals, traditional classroom learning will be paired with service learning: as S411 students learn about Spanish culture they will, in turn, teach elements of it to Bloomington-area preschoolers.  The teaching component will provide both active and reflective ways to grasp cultural learning.  This course is based on the philosophy that in order to really know something, you must “learn one, do one, teach one.”

  We will study five primary areas of cultural activity, using cultural “texts” that range from literature and newspapers to music and art.  Students will then form small groups that will work together to adapt these cultural materials in order to create age-appropriate lesson plans and vocabulary that they will present in preschools.  This teaching component of the course will be guided by readings on pedagogy and culture as well as in-class workshops.  The experience gained in the preschools will then serve as an “experiential text” for class discussion.  Observational and reflective writing assignments (journals and compositions) about the teaching experience will form the basis for these discussions.

All class discussion and writing assignments will be in Spanish.  Required readings will be in English and Spanish.

The Mission of Service Learning in S411
By combining academic learning with teaching experience, service learning will provide S411 students with a broader and deeper understanding of the course content.  Service learning will sharpen student awareness about cultural processes and foster a sense of civic engagement. Students will have hands-on experience related to how young children learn about culture while providing area pre-schools with valuable expertise. As S411 students and teachers you will learn about Spain’s cultural context while also passing your ideas about culture and language along to area preschoolers.

***Attendance is ABSOLUTELY essential for this course.  Our workshops, your group partners, and  community agencies depend on you.  All unexcused absences will have a serious negative impact on your grade.

HISP-S 411  #7604      9:05A-11:00A     MW    BH 321     Prof.  Kathleen Myers

Note:  This course has a service learning class component.
Note:  This course carries culture studies credit.


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HISP-S412 Spanish America:  The Cultural Context (3 credits)                                  ELECTIVE
Prerequisite:  Completed one course from S324, S328, S331, S333

A course that integrates historical, social, political, and cultural information about Spanish America.
This course is taught in Spanish.

HISP-S 412   #27223      1:25P-2:15P    MWF    WH 119         STAFF

Note:  This class carries culture studies credit.


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HISP-S 417  Hispanic Poetry  (3 credits)                                                                   LITERATURE
Prerequisite:  Completed two courses from: S328, S331, S332, S333

What is the connection between poetry and where and when it’s produced?  How does this genre, which we often think of today as so far from the social fray, embody and speak precisely of its social, political and historical moment?  This course explores poetry as a site of literary and cultural experimentation, a space that both articulates socio-cultural issues and, at the same time, speaks more broadly of its own relationship to society.  Within this frame, some of the issues we will likely discuss are poetry as a space for exploring gender, sexuality, race and national identity, the distinctions between “high” and “low” culture, poetry as a form of religious indoctrination and nation building, and issues of censorship and subversion through poetic discourse.

The first section of the course offers a workshop in theory and praxis:  in what ways do we currently think about poetry and how does that shape the way we read it?  What tools allow for deeper textual analysis and help us create more interesting and complex readings?  Moving from this background, the second section of the course questions the place of the poet and poetry in Hispanic society as we trace the shifts this relationship has undergone over time.  We will discuss changes in the formulation of the poet as storyteller/singer/historian of the people, philosopher, marginal, bohemian, activist, and intellectual elite.  The final section will likely be devoted to case studies of two renowned twentieth-century poets, allowing you to build on your skills and knowledge from the previous sections.

Class discussion and assignments will be in Spanish.

HISP-S 417    #27224     9:30A-10:45A    TR   BH 016    Prof. Melissa Dinverno

Note:  This class carries A & H credit.


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HISP-S 422  Hispanic Cinema  (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 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.

HISP-S 422     #27225      7:15P-8:30P    TR    BH 135   Prof. Alejandro Mejías-López
                Film Showing    6:30P-9:00P    M     BH 015

Note 1:  This class meets jointly with HISP-S 498, Readings for Honors, #7606.     
Note 2:  This class carries A & H credit.


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HISP-S 427  The Structure of Spanish  (3 credits)                                                LINGUISTICS
Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

Syntax represents one of the core areas of linguistics and is broadly defined as the study of the combinatorial properties of sentences. It examines the internal structure of the sentence (simple and compound). After an examination of the fundamental concepts of morphology with regard to the internal structure of lexical categories (noun, verb, adjective, pronouns, adverbs, preposition, conjunction), the course will analyze how these words combine to form syntactic categories at the sentence level (noun phrase, verb phrase, adjectival phrase, adverbial phrase, prepositional phrase). Some of the topics include: grammatical categories, functions, simple sentences, and compound sentences.  Variation of syntax in the Spanish speaking world would be examined.  Overall, knowledge of syntax is aimed at creating an awareness of the syntactic system and variation present across the Spanish-Speaking world.

HISP-S 427    #15358    11:15A-12:30P      TR     BH 336       Prof. Manuel Díaz-Campos

Note:  This course carries the N & M distribution.


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HISP-S 429  Hispanic Sociolinguistics  (3 credits)                                                    LINGUISTICS

Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This undergraduate course provides an introduction to the basic concepts in sociolinguistics. Notions such as speech community, sociolinguistic variable, phonological and syntactic variation, and field methods will be included. The course also surveys other related topics such as discourse analysis, language and power, language ideology, language attitudes, languages in contact, language and gender, and language and the law. We will focus on research examining the use of Spanish in Latin America and Spain as well as in the US. Class time will be divided in lectures, discussion, case analysis, and problem solving.  The evaluation will be based on participation, homework activities, experimental activities, and exams.

HISP-S 429     #27226    2:30P-3:45P    TR     BH 238         Prof. Manuel Díaz-Campos

Note:  This course carries the N & M distribution.
Note:  This class meets jointly with HISP-S 498, Readings for Honors, #7607.


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HISP-S 479  Mexican Literature  (3 credits)                                                                         LITERATURE
Prerequisite:  Completed two courses from:  S328, S331, S332, S333

S479 is a course that deals with representative samples of Mexican drama, poetry, and narrative, both from centuries past and especially that of contemporary times.  The framework is of a seminar nature where class discussion is strongly encouraged.

HISP-S 479    #27227     10:10A-11:00A    MWF    BH 016    Prof. Luis Dávila

Note:  This course carries A & H credit.


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HISP-S 494    Individual Readings in Hispanic Studies  (1-3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Consent of the department.  Permission required, call (812) 855-8612.

This course is by authorization only.  This course is used only in emergencies pertaining to graduating seniors who are short credit hours for graduation.  This course may be repeated once with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours.  It may not be used as one of the course requirements for the major or minor.

HISP-S 494      #7605   By Permission Only      Arranged       Professor J. Clancy Clements


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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-S 498     #7606  Permission  7:15P-8:30P   TR    BH 135  Prof. Alejandro Mejías-López
                         Film Showing         6:30P-9:00P   M     BH 015

 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.


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HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors (3 credits)                                                                        LINGUISTICS
Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Spanish.  This HISP-S 498, #7607 meets with HISP-S 429 Hispanic Sociolinguistics.  If you are leaning toward Linguistics for your background on your honors thesis, you may want to consider taking this HISP-S 498 course.

HISP-S 498   #7607  Permission   2:30P-3:45P   TR    BH 238    Prof. Manuel Díaz-Campos

Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission or e-mail kallgood @indiana.edu.

Description for HISP-S 429 follows:

HISP-S 429  Hispanic Sociolinguistics  (3 credits)                 

Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This undergraduate course provides an introduction to the basic concepts in sociolinguistics. Notions such as speech community, sociolinguistic variable, phonological and syntactic variation, and field methods will be included. The course also surveys other related topics such as discourse analysis, language and power, language ideology, language attitudes, languages in contact, language and gender, and language and the law. We will focus on research examining the use of Spanish in Latin America and Spain as well as in the US. Class time will be divided in lectures, discussion, case analysis, and problem solving. The evaluation will be based on participation, homework activities, experimental activities, and exams.


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HISP-S 499 Honors Research in Spanish  ( 1-3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Approval of the honors advisor.    BY PERMISSION ONLY.  Call (812) 855-8612

Majors doing honors in Spanish would register for this class after they have completed S498 and while they are writing their honors thesis.  Contact Karla Allgood via email at kallgood @indiana.edu or see in person in BH 844 for permission arrangements.

HISP-S 499  #7608   By Permission Only    Arranged   Professor J. Clancy Clements


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