Romance Studies: Hispanic Language & Literatures

  • GRS LS 621: Reading Spanish for Graduate Students
    Designed to prepare graduate students for the Spanish reading exam. Develops a knowledge of the fundamentals of Spanish grammar. Practice in translating passages. No previous knowledge of Spanish required.
  • GRS LS 850: Seminar: Topics in Hispanic Literature
    May be repeated for credit if topic is different. Three topics are offered Fall 2017. Section A1: Ruins and Ruinologies. The Third World as Ruins. Departing from Cuban Writer Antonio Jose Ponte, this course studies the "debris of the present". The relationship between ruins and memory, catastrophe and hope, urban space and literature, cinema and ethnography in Latin America. Section B1: After Gongora. The major poems of Gongora and their afterlife in modern poetry, through commentary, translation, and other kinds of recreation. Section C1: Literary Theory from Structuralism to Post-colonialism. Survey of important theoretical works and trends from structuralism through post-colonial theory. Theoretical essays are read in tandem with literary works. Also offered as GRS LF 850 A1.
  • GRS LS 951: Directed Study in Hispanic Language and Literatures
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and department.
    Hours arranged.
  • GRS LS 952: Directed Study in Hispanic Language and Literatures
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and department.
    Hours arranged.