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SPAN-389 Advanced Spanish for Business II
Spring for 2014-2015
Faculty:
  • Campos, Hector
  • This course aims to give the advanced students of Spanish a solid foundation in business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and intensive situational practice that will prepare them to function competently in today's Spanish-speaking world. No previous knowledge of business is required. Although this course is the second part for Advanced Spanish for Business, students need not have taken the first part as topics covered each semester are different.
    Credits: 3
    Prerequisites: None

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    Spring '15: Campos, Hector (file download)
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    SPAN-389-01 Contemporary Latin American Novel
    Spring for 2014-2015
    Faculty:
  • Lifshey, Adam
  • This course will study novels by some of the most important Latin American writers of the 1960s and early 1970s: Aura by Carlos Fuentes, Cien años de soledad by Gabriel García Márquez, Pantaleón y las visitadoras by Mario Vargas Llosa and El beso de la mujer araña by Manuel Puig. Several related films will be considered as well. Along with exploring the details of each novel in depth, students will examine and question the critical concepts often applied to this era of literary production: the Boom, the post-Boom, magic realism, etc. Certain classes will concentrate on literary theory as well. The course will be conducted in a seminar style in which frequent and creative participation by students is imperative.
    Credits: 3
    Prerequisites: None
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