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 in Fall2021. Section A1: Ruins & Ruinologies. The Third World as Ruins: Departing from Cuban Writer Antonio Jos? 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: Languages of Exile. Readings from the essays, memoirs, and poetry of Luis Cernuda, Jorge and Claudio Guillen, Rafael Alberti, Maria Teresa Leon, Maria Zambrano, Zenobia Camprubi and Juan Ramon Jimenez. Section C1: From Literary Theory to Theories of Culture. This course presents an historical survey of literary theory as it emerged from and outgrew the study of literary texts, from the early modern period to the twentieth century and beyond. Section C1 satisfies departmental theory requirement.
  • 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.