Spanish Culture & Civilization
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This course is designed to give a comprehensive view of Spain and to provide students with a global knowledge of the different and diverse expressions of contemporary Spanish culture. The goal is to introduce students to the diverse realities of Spain through its history, geography, visual arts, politics, sociology and music, as well as its people, languages, traditions and daily life and customs. Spanish Culture and Civilization also presents new and current perspectives regarding Spain and its role in the European Union. Different aspects of modern Spanish culture will be presented to the class through textbooks, contemporary movies, literary works, newspapers and magazine articles. In addition to expanding students' cultural knowledge, this course works to develop students’ writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. Students are asked to form opinions on issues, defend their beliefs, and research and explore course topics independently. Taught: Periodically Recommended prerequisite: SPAN 3900 or 3910, or equivalent. Note: All coursework done in Spanish. Credits: 4 credits
Gimeno, Blanca, "SPAN5680-01.Spanish Culture & Civilization.Sp15.Gimeno,Blanca" (2015). Syllabi. 5214.