Hispanic Studies (HISP)

HISP 6300 Thy of Lit Analys & Bib Rsrch

This course is designed to acquaint graduate students with the trajectory of literary theory over the course of the 20th century with special attention paid to the predominant concepts, terms, schools, and thinkers associated with literary analysis. Attention will also be given to the techniques of research and the practical application of abstract concepts in order to improve the student's ability to think and write critically about literary works read in this course and in the future. (Cross-listed with SPAN 5300)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

HISP 6304 Seminar in Language

A special topics course in some aspect of the study of language. The course may focus on special issues in linguistics, heritage languages, second language acquisition, dielectology, literacy, the teaching of the languages or language policy and implementation. May be repeated when topic changes.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

HISP 6305 Seminar in Golden Age Lit

A seminar in a special topic on the poetry, drama, and prose of the Golden Age. May be repeated when topic changes.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

HISP 6313 Sem in Modern Peninsular Lit

A seminar in a special topic concerning modern Spanish letters. Topics may focus on genres, authors, themes, or historical, cultural, and aesthetic movements. May be repeated when topic changes.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

HISP 6339 Sem in the History of Spain

A seminar in the history of Spain with special emphasis on historical, political, religious, and cultural issues of relevance to an understanding not only of Spain but of Spanish America.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

HISP 6343 Special Topics in Hisp Lit/Cul

A seminar dealing with diverse themes and currents in the literature of Spain or Spanish America. The focus may be a genre (the pastoral), a theme (the portrayal of women), or cultural/cross-cultural issues in Hispanic Letters.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

HISP 6344 Sem in Modern Span Am Lit

A seminar in Latin American Literature after independence. Topics will vary, and may include the novel, short story, poetry, theatre, or themes prevalent in Spanish American literature, such as civilizacion-barbarie, revolution and society, race and gender, and social justice.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.