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352. Modern Hispanic Theatre
Theatre of Spain and Latin America in the twentieth century, including the experiment with
magical realism in Latin America. Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

355. Latin American Short Story and Novel
Representative modern fiction: novel of protest, magical realism, and fantasy in the short story
and novel of the "Boom." Authors include Quiroga, Garro, Ocampo, Valenzuela, Borges,
Cortazar, Rulfo, Fuentes, and Garcia Marquez. Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year.
(Humanities)

356. Latin American Poetry
Poetry from Modernism to the present, with emphasis on the encounter between reality and the
poet and the creation of a new poetic world. Poets include Ruben Dario, women of 1910-20,
Cesar Vallejo, and Pablo Neruda. Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

365-369. Advanced Topics in Spanish
Selected topics in the literature and culture of the Hispanic world. See Topics Courses.
(Humanities)

381. Peninsular Culture and Civilization
Origins, development, and significance of various aspects of Spanish civilization, with special
emphasis on how these influence contemporary economic, political, sociological, and artistic
forces within Spain. Taught in Spain. Registration entails additional costs. Prerequisite: SPA 311.
Offered every third year. (Humanities)

383. Latinos in the U.S.
Origins, development, and significance of various aspects of Latino life in the United States.
Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

385. Latin American Culture and Civilization
Study of the most important cultural and political issues in Latin American civilization from
Columbus to the present day. Chronicles, essays, and public speeches provide the main texts and
sources of information for discussions. Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year.
(Humanities)

411. Seminar
In-depth studies in the literature and culture of Spain and Latin America. Prerequisites: at least
three 300-level Spanish courses above SPA 311. May be repeated once for credit if topics are
different. (Humanities)

412. Advanced Field Research in Spanish
A capstone experience intended for students with a double major in Spanish and another
department. Assumes junior or senior standing in both majors, entails field research using the
target language in a Spanish-speaking country, and a final written and/or public presentation of
findings in Spanish. Prerequisites: at least three 300-level Spanish courses above SPA 311.
Prerequisites in the second major: completion of 2/3 of the required course work toward the
second major and a research methods course (if the second major is in the social sciences).
Arrangements must be made with instructor prior to registration.

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