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Advanced Spanish Language Studies – Enrique Santamaría

Prof. Enrique Santamaría, PhD Candidate. Meditarráneo, Maravilla, Horizonte. 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 […]

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Advanced Spanish Language Studies – Miguel Ángel Lera

Prof. Miguel Ángel Lera, PhD. Amanecer, Atlántico. 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 […]

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Discovering the Prado Museum (DPM)

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. Inserted in a majestic atmosphere of marble floors and high vaulted ceilings, the museum holds some of the world’s most famous masterpieces you might remember as slides […]

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Identity and Intersectionality in Spain: Gender, Sexuality, Race/ Ethnicity and Migratory Status

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 […]

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

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

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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Sketchbook: Walking in the City – Estefanía Ocampos

Prof. Estefanía Ocampos Fernández, 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 […]

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Sketchbook: Walking in the City – Lucía Hervás

Prof. Lucía Hervás Hermida, PhD. 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 […]

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Spanish for Heritage Students (SHS)

Chavela Olivares. 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 deseen mantener el […]

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Spanish Cultural Studies: Memory and Absence in Modern and Contemporary Spain – Isabel Cadenas

Prof. Isabel Cadenas Cañón, PhD. This course deals with the construction of memory in Spain, from the early 20th Century to present time, in order to understand the importance of Historical Memory in contemporary Spanish culture. We will delve into different cultural materials, ranging from poetry to documentary films, from music to television, and we […]