Program Courses & Faculty

The program offers courses designed especially for you, at our Madrid campus. Courses are offered in Spanish, and students are encouraged to take program classes that fit their academic interests. You will find a complete listing of program courses below, with a short description. Class size typically runs from 10-16 students; the required Advanced Language Studies course is capped at 12. Our program courses are specifically designed to include diversity within the curriculum, as courses offer critical perspectives on identity and social justice in Spain. All courses offer site visits, capitalizing on the wealth of intellectual, artistic, historical and cultural resources offered in Madrid.

 

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Advanced Spanish Language Studies

Enrique Santamaría Busto, PhD. Course offers advanced cognitive analysis and practice of Spanish, with special attention to the linguistic difficulties characteristic of American students. Course focuses on helping student to develop and improve communicative and intercultural competencies, taking advantage of linguistic immersion while in Madrid. Course privileges student experience and integration in Spanish through reflections, […]

Iborra, Cristina

Advanced Spanish Language Studies

Cristina Iborra, MA. Course offers advanced cognitive analysis and practice of Spanish, with special attention to the linguistic difficulties characteristic of American students. Course focuses on helping student to develop and improve communicative and intercultural competencies, taking advantage of linguistic immersion while in Madrid. Course privileges student experience and integration in Spanish through reflections, projects, […]

Advanced Spanish Language Studies for Heritage Speakers

Miguel Ángel Lera Rodríguez-Morón, PhD. Español para hablantes de herencia es un curso diseñado para hablantes que utilizan o han utilizado como lengua principal en su casa el español, pero cuya lengua dominante en las relaciones extra familiares y el ámbito académico es el inglés. El curso está dirigido por tanto a aquellos estudiantes que […]

Ferreiro, Sara

Queer Culture in Spain

Sara Ferreiro Lago, PhD. Course frames queer culture and theory in Spain through an interdisciplinary approach (historical, sociological and philosophical), highlighting how they differ from LGTBIQA+ activism and LGTBIQA+ cultural manifestations and intellectual discourse in the United States. Course studies these parallels and differences by examining queer activism, representation and thought in three major areas: […]

Guerra, Bethania rojo

In Women’s Words: Feminist Literary Discourse in Spain and the Americas

Bethania Guerra de Lemos, PhD. Course focuses on 20th century transatlantic texts authored by women. Course scrutinizes the notion of women’s script, and studies representative “feminine” texts alongside diverse non-canonical feminist literary production. In order to discern the epistemic relevance of “feminist literature” (as opposed to “feminine”) course relies on framework of feminist political texts, both […]

Pérez, Oscar

The Imagined Voice: Creative Writing in Spanish

Oscar Pérez-Reyes, ABD. Course designed for students at any level of Spanish who would like capitalize on their time in Madrid and advance their competencies in Spanish by exploring their identities through creative expression in Spain. Course directed toward students who are already creative writers, and for those for those who have little or no experience […]

Ocampo, Fani

Sketchbook: Drawing in Madrid

Estefanía Ocampos, MFA. On-site studio art course, based on drawing, designed for both art majors and non-art majors. Course positions students as informed “travelers” in Madrid, simultaneously exploring the city while offering personalized instruction in drawing and contact with the visual arts. Students explore and sketch diverse sites — monuments, museums, neighborhoods, and gardens — […]