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Advanced Spanish Language Studies

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

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Advanced Spanish Language Studies

Aída Rodríguez Martínez, MA, MA. Course offers an advanced cognitive analysis and practice of Spanish, with special attention to linguistic difficulties faced by American students. Course focuses on helping student to develop and improve communicative and intercultural competencies, taking advantage of linguistic immersion while abroad. Course privileges student experience and integration in Spanish through 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 […]

Lobera, Pep3

Is Spain Different? Political and Social Changes since the Transition to Democracy

Josep Lobera, PhD. Course examines the most relevant aspects of contemporary Spanish society: politics, culture, economy, and social life. Course objective is to provide students with facts, observations and interviews that allow them to have a robust map of Spanish society, going beyond everyday topics. The course offers a vision of Spain by comparing it to surrounding countries, […]

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Feminisms & Contemporary Art in the Reina Sofía Museum

Cristina Guedán, MA, Mirian Barbosa, MA. Course analyzes paintings in the renowned Reina Sofía Museum dedicated to the historical avant-garde, and investigates the role and visibility of women in the History of Art. Course cultivates a new gaze, to encourage a critical consideration of images of male domination and, in short, to recognize the work […]

Ortega, Esther

Identity and Intersectionality in Spain: Gender, Sexual Orientation, Race / Ethnicity and Migration

Esther Mayoko Ortega, PhD. El curso propuesto explorará las diferentes identidades minorizadas (por razón de género, raza, orientación sexual, identidad de género, estatus migratorio, clase social u otras…) en el estado español. Desde la perspectiva de los estudios culturales veremos cómo se han producido estas diferentes identidades y qué imágenes de las mismas se reflejan […]

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 […]

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Discovering the Prado Museum

Alicia Torija López, PhD. The Museo del Prado is renowned as being the most important museum in Spain, and one of the finest art galleries in the world. Featuring a majestic atmosphere of marble floors and high vaulted ceilings, the museum holds some of the world’s most famous masterpieces: Goya´s Black Paintings, Velázquez’s Las Meninas, […]

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Sketchbook: Walking in the City

Pepa Santamaría, 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 — […]

Guerra, Bethania rojo

Sex, Lies & Intrigue: Women & Patriarchy in Spanish Golden Age Drama

Course analyzes the construction of gender and the dynamics and contexts of sex, sexuality and love in Golden Age Spanish drama, examining the relationship of politics and religion to discourses on the female body, marriage, contraception, female prostitution, and more. Special attention given to the joys of female subversion, and the ways in which both […]