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SPAN 3411 - Stylistics
This course is designed for those students who need to develop their writing production skills, and who are making the transition from fourth-semester (Intermediate) to Advanced coursework in Spanish. Throughout the course, students shall analyze different discursive genres (text types), establish the base from which to improve their syntax, learn orthographical rules, refine their use of discursive connectors, and expand their vocabulary. The main goal is for the students to create their own texts intended for different communicative objectives, and acquire the necessary tools to develop their own style in Spanish writing. (1 unit)
Required text: Material in electronic format will be made available upon arrival at Middlebury.
SPAN 3473 - Hisp Culture:Lit Film Painting
Hispanic Culture through Literature, Film, and Painting
This course is an introduction to the culture of Spanish-speaking Latin America through the study of literature, film and painting. We will discuss Latin American historical and cultural development as well as major features and issues of its social, artistic, and intellectual life today. Through the analysis of different arts and media from the Spanish-speaking world, students will be introduced to the different cultures of Latin America. They will also consider how these cultural productions reflect and contribute to questions of identity and power.
Required Text: Materials for this course will be accessible online.