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HISP 101-01

Elementary Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Fernanda Bartolomei

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L1

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L2

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L3

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: STAFF

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Susana Blanco-Iglesias (Neill 200A), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susana Blanco-Iglesias sending an e-mail to blancoiglesi@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6791*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-01

Elementary Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Justin Butler

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-02

Elementary Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Margaret Olsen

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-03

Elementary Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Margaret Olsen

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L1

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L2

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 02:25 pm-03:25 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L3

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L4

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Susana Blanco-Iglesias (Neill 200A), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susana Blanco-Iglesias by sending an e-mail to blancoiglesi@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6791*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L5

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L6

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: STAFF

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Susana Blanco-Iglesias (Neill 200A), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susana Blanco-Iglesias sending an e-mail to blancoiglesi@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6791*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 110-01

Accelerated Beginning Spanish

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Rosa Rull-Montoya

Notes: *Permission of the instructor required; first day attendance required*

Accelerated Spanish 110 meets the goals of Elementary Spanish I and II (101 and 102) in one semester. It covers pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. This course is appropriate for students with significant prior experience in Spanish or another appropriate language and for students who are highly self-motivated and able to learn foreign languages quickly. Successful completion allows enrollment in Intermediate Spanish. Students will not receive credit for this course if they've previously taken or been awarded credit for Hispanic Studies 101 and/or 102. Registration in the course is contingent on consent of instructor. Three class hours a week plus two hours of tutorial. (5 credits)

HISP 111-01

Accel Elementary Portuguese

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: J. Ernesto Ortiz Diaz

Notes: *Permission of the instructor required; first day attendance required*

Intensive instruction in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Portuguese. Brazilian usage emphasized. Successful completion allows enrollment in the second level Portuguese course, HISP 331. Three class hours per week plus two hours of tutorial. Every fall semester, and occasionally spring semester. This course is appropriate for students who are strongly self-motivated. High intermediate or advanced skills in Spanish or another Romance language, or previous work in Portuguese, will prove particularly helpful to the student. Exceptions to these guidelines may be made with the instructor's consent(5 credits)

HISP 203-01

Intermediate Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Justin Butler

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-02

Intermediate Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Justin Butler

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L1

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L2

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L3

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L4

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L5

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Susana Blanco-Iglesias (Neill 200A), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susana Blanco-Iglesias sending an e-mail to blancoiglesi@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6791*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-01

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Alicia Munoz

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-02

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: STAFF

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-03

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Teresa Mesa Adamuz

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-04

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Teresa Mesa Adamuz

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L1

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L2

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 02:25 pm-03:25 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L3

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L4

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L5

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L6

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L7

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Teresa Mesa (Neill 201), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Teresa Mesa sending an e-mail to mesat@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6396*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L8

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: STAFF

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Susana Blanco-Iglesias (Neill 200A), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susana Blanco-Iglesias sending an e-mail to blancoiglesi@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6791*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 220-01

Accel Intermediate Spanish

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: STAFF

Notes: *Permission of the instructor required; first day attendance required*

Accelerated Spanish 220 meets the goals of Intermediate Spanish I and II (203 and 204) in one semester. It extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish, and it introduces the history and culture of Hispanophone countries. This course is appropriate for students with significant prior experience in Spanish and for students who are highly self-motivated and able to learn foreign languages quickly. Successful completion allows enrollment in 300-level courses in Spanish. Students will not receive credit for this course if they've previously taken or been awarded credit for 203 and/or 204. Three class hours per week plus two hours of tutorial. (5 credits)

HISP 220-02

Accel Intermediate Spanish

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Susana Blanco-Iglesias

Notes: *Permission of the instructor required; first day attendance required*

Accelerated Spanish 220 meets the goals of Intermediate Spanish I and II (203 and 204) in one semester. It extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish, and it introduces the history and culture of Hispanophone countries. This course is appropriate for students with significant prior experience in Spanish and for students who are highly self-motivated and able to learn foreign languages quickly. Successful completion allows enrollment in 300-level courses in Spanish. Students will not receive credit for this course if they've previously taken or been awarded credit for 203 and/or 204. Three class hours per week plus two hours of tutorial. (5 credits)

HISP 305-01

Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Cynthia Kauffeld

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 305-02

Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Rosa Rull-Montoya

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 305-03

Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Teresa Mesa Adamuz

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 307-01

Introduction to the Analysis of Hispanic Texts

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: J. Ernesto Ortiz Diaz

Notes: *Cross-listed with LATI 307-01; first day attendance required*

This course presents the student with essential tools for the critical analysis of a broad range of topics and forms of cultural production (literature, cinema, art, e-texts, etc) in the Hispanic world. It also teaches the student advanced language skills in written composition and public oral presentation. (4 credits)

HISP 308-01

Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Studies

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Alicia Munoz

Notes: *Cross-listed with AMST 308-01 and LATI 308-01; first day attendance required*

This course provides an interdisciplinary discussion of the Latino experience in the United States with a focus on Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Cuban- Americans. Using fiction, poetry, films and critical essays, we will examine issues of race and ethnicity, language, identity, gender and sexuality, politics, and immigration. Course cross-listed with American Studies and Latin American Studies. (4 credits)

HISP 325-01

Dictators, Revolutions and Insurrections

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Galo Gonzalez

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Modern Hispanic cultural production in response to dictators, revolutions, and socio-political repression was varied and pointed. Students read a variety of contemporary authors and analyze how they represent social realities in discourse that reflects and informs societal changes.This course satisfies the Area 2 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 331-01

Luso-Brazilian Voices: Conversations and Composition

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Fernanda Bartolomei

Notes: *Permission of instructor required; first day attendance required*

Contemporary Brazil and Portugal are sites of profound and exciting cultural expression and social change. Luso-Brazilian Voices explores some of the socio-political pressures that have led to a modern renaissance in writing, popular music, cinema, as well as the fusion of genres made possible by today's digital technologies. A systematic review of these cultural expressions provides the context for students to practice and refine their oral and written Portuguese skills. Taught in Portuguese. Successful completion of this course satisfies the Macalester College two-year foreign language requirement and can be applied toward the major or minor in Hispanic Studies. Three class hours per week plus tutorial. (4 credits)

HISP 334-01

Spanish in the Workplace

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Susana Blanco-Iglesias

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Students will acquire a working knowledge of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures as related to the bilingual workplace in the United States and abroad. Emphasis is placed on fields such as health care and medicine, legal matters and law enforcement, social services, and business. Students pursue individual interests in specific career areas with a community involvement component. This course satisfies the Area 3 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 388-01

Junior Seminar

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Antonio Dorca

Notes: *First day attendance required; 1 credit course*

Offered every semester; open only to Hispanic Studies majors and minors. S/N grading only. (1 credit)

Course objectives: The Hispanic Studies Junior Seminar provides an opportunity for Hispanic Studies majors and minors to have professional and personal engagement with all of the faculty members in the department. A primary objective of the course is to create community and stimulate lively intellectual discussion between students and faculty before the senior year.

Course requirements: Each faculty member or pair of faculty members will present on a significant literary, cultural, linguistic or theoretical concept in their area of specialty. The reading requirement will be carefully considered and consistent with a one-credit hour course. Students are expected to read the indicated text and contribute to commentary and criticism of the text in group discussions.

Course evaluation:

The course will be evaluated Pass/Fail, but students will benefit enormously from the engagement with faculty members and their peers, familiarization with the discipline and the formation of a sense of community within the department.

HISP 420-01

One Hundred Years of Plenitude: Modern and Postmodern Hispanic Fiction

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Galo Gonzalez

Notes: The rise of modern fiction produced a series of remarkable novels in Latin America and Spain throughout the 20th century and into the present. The course will focus primarily on the Latin American "Boom" from the 1960s onwards. We will also study the appearance and enduring presence of postmodernism in Hispanic fiction. The course refines the analysis of literary works from a variety of perspectives (historical, political, social, ethical, aesthetic, etc.) and provides a comprehensive view of the evolution of Hispanic narrative from the dawn of modernity to the present. It targets those students who enjoy literature and believe in the pleasure of the text. This course satisfies the Area 2 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 435-01

History of Spanish Language

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Cynthia Kauffeld

Notes: *Cross-listed with LING 435-01; first day attendance required*

An overview of Modern Spanish as it has developed over time. Course will trace the historical evolution of the most salient phonological, morpho-syntactic and lexical traits of Modern Spanish and will include study of the origins of American Spanish. Students will also be introduced to some of the principal theories of language change. This course satisfies the Area 3 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 442-01

Nation and Identity in the Hispanic World

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Antonio Dorca

Notes: *First day attendance required*

An examination of the origins and issues surrounding the formation and the evolution of nation-building in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Past and current movements and allegiances are seen through the writings of key political, social, and philosophical authors. Such issues as regional autonomy in Spain, indigenous initiatives in Latin America, the Chicano movement in the United States, trade agreements, etc., are considered from early colonization through imperial expansion to present-day globalization. This course satisfies the Area 4 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 488-01

Senior Seminar

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Antonio Dorca

Notes: *First day attendance required*

The senior seminar is a capstone course that explores in depth a shifting field of topics. It helps students relate the subjects they have studied in their major field and assists students in demonstrating their familiarity with Hispanic cultures and in methods of analysis and presentation, culminating in the preparation and presentation of a major research project. It is primarily a discussion course that relies heavily on individual as well as collective effort. Required for Hispanic Studies majors. Category varies. (4 credits)

HISP 494-01

Portugal Meets the "Other":Portuguese Sailors in Africa, the Middel East, and Asia (15th to 17thC)

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: J. Ernesto Ortiz Diaz

Notes:

Fall 2016

HISP 101-01

Elementary Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Fernanda Bartolomei

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-02

Elementary Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 409
  • Instructor: Claudia Giannini

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-03

Elementary Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room: ARTCOM 202
  • Instructor: Rosa Rull-Montoya

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L1

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 102
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L2

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: THEATR 204
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L3

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 102
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L4

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L5

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 404
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 101-L6

Elementary Spanish I Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: STAFF

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Teresa Mesa (Neill 201), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Teresa Mesa sending an e-mail to mesat@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6396*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-01

Elementary Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Justin Butler

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-02

Elementary Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Justin Butler

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L1

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 02:25 pm-03:25 pm
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L2

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L3

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 102
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 102-L4

Elementary Spanish II Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Teresa Mesa (Neill 201), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Teresa Mesa sending an e-mail to mesat@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6396*

Pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. Three class hours a week plus one hour of tutorial. Minimal introduction to history and culture of hispanophone countries. (4 credits, each course)

HISP 110-01

Accelerated Beginning Spanish

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 111
  • Instructor: Rosa Rull-Montoya

Notes: *Permission of this Instructor required; first day attendance required*

Accelerated Spanish 110 meets the goals of Elementary Spanish I and II (101 and 102) in one semester. It covers pronunciation, grammar essentials, conversation and reading. This course is appropriate for students with significant prior experience in Spanish or another appropriate language and for students who are highly self-motivated and able to learn foreign languages quickly. Successful completion allows enrollment in Intermediate Spanish. Students will not receive credit for this course if they've previously taken or been awarded credit for Hispanic Studies 101 and/or 102. Registration in the course is contingent on consent of instructor. Three class hours a week plus two hours of tutorial. (5 credits)

HISP 111-01

Accel Elementary Portuguese

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room: NEILL 409
  • Instructor: Fernanda Bartolomei

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intensive instruction in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Portuguese. Brazilian usage emphasized. Successful completion allows enrollment in the second level Portuguese course, HISP 331. Three class hours per week plus two hours of tutorial. Every fall semester, and occasionally spring semester. This course is appropriate for students who are strongly self-motivated. High intermediate or advanced skills in Spanish or another Romance language, or previous work in Portuguese, will prove particularly helpful to the student. Exceptions to these guidelines may be made with the instructor's consent(5 credits)

HISP 111-02

Accel Elementary Portuguese

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Fernanda Bartolomei

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intensive instruction in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Portuguese. Brazilian usage emphasized. Successful completion allows enrollment in the second level Portuguese course, HISP 331. Three class hours per week plus two hours of tutorial. Every fall semester, and occasionally spring semester. This course is appropriate for students who are strongly self-motivated. High intermediate or advanced skills in Spanish or another Romance language, or previous work in Portuguese, will prove particularly helpful to the student. Exceptions to these guidelines may be made with the instructor's consent(5 credits)

HISP 203-01

Intermediate Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room: NEILL 215
  • Instructor: Cynthia Kauffeld

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-02

Intermediate Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 213
  • Instructor: Galo Gonzalez

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-03

Intermediate Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 215
  • Instructor: Cynthia Kauffeld

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-04

Intermediate Spanish I

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room: NEILL 213
  • Instructor: Michelle Sharp

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L1

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 228
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L2

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L3

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room: NEILL 215
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L4

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L5

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room: NEILL 102
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L6

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 227
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L7

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 227
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 203-L8

Intermediate Spanish I Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Hasnaa El Hannach Ben Hammou

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Teresa Mesa (Neill 201), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Teresa Mesa sending an e-mail to mesat@macalester.edu or calling at ext. #6396*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-01

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 214
  • Instructor: Abby Bajuniemi

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-02

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 215
  • Instructor: Michelle Sharp

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-03

Intermediate Spanish II

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room: NEILL 215
  • Instructor: Teresa Mesa Adamuz

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L1

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:20 pm
  • Room: THEATR 204
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L2

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: T
  • Meeting Time: 02:25 pm-03:25 pm
  • Room: THEATR 204
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L3

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L4

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L5

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L6

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: R
  • Meeting Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 113
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 204-L7

Intermediate Spanish II Lab

  • Days: TBA
  • Meeting Time: TBA
  • Room:
  • Instructor: Pamela Zamora Quesada

Notes: *TBA sections at all levels (Hisp 101/102, 203/204) are reserved for students whose schedules conflict with all lab sessions offered. Officially, they will be registered under the TBA section for their level at the Registrar’s Office. Then, they need to see Prof. Teresa Mesa (Neill 201), Practicum Coordinator, to make arrangements for a TBA session with a tutor in the Department of Hispanic Studies. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Teresa Mesa sending an e-mail to mesat@macalester.edu or calling at ext. 6396*

Intermediate Spanish extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish. Formal introduction to history and culture of Hispanophone countries. (4 credits)

HISP 220-01

Accel Intermediate Spanish

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Susana Blanco-Iglesias

Notes: *Permission of the Instructor required; first day attendance required*

Accelerated Spanish 220 meets the goals of Intermediate Spanish I and II (203 and 204) in one semester. It extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in Spanish, and it introduces the history and culture of Hispanophone countries. This course is appropriate for students with significant prior experience in Spanish and for students who are highly self-motivated and able to learn foreign languages quickly. Successful completion allows enrollment in 300-level courses in Spanish. Students will not receive credit for this course if they've previously taken or been awarded credit for 203 and/or 204. Three class hours per week plus two hours of tutorial. (5 credits)

HISP 305-01

Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
  • Room: NEILL 215
  • Instructor: Blanca Gimeno Escudero

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 305-02

Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 216
  • Instructor: Antonio Dorca

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 305-04

Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room: NEILL 227
  • Instructor: Claudia Giannini

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 305-05

Oral and Written Expression: Brothers from Another Mother

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room: THEATR 204
  • Instructor: J. Ernesto Ortiz Diaz

Notes: *First Year Course only; first day attendance only; full title is Oral and Written Expression: Brothers from Another Mother: Exploring Latin America's Giants, Mexico and Brazil*

Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student's written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. (4 credits)

HISP 307-01

Introduction to the Analysis of Hispanic Texts

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 216
  • Instructor: Galo Gonzalez

Notes: *Cross-listed with LATI 307-01; first day attendance required*

This course presents the student with essential tools for the critical analysis of a broad range of topics and forms of cultural production (literature, cinema, art, e-texts, etc) in the Hispanic world. It also teaches the student advanced language skills in written composition and public oral presentation. (4 credits)

HISP 308-01

Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Studies

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm
  • Room: OLRI 300
  • Instructor: Alicia Munoz

Notes: *Cross-listed with AMST 308-01 and LATI 308-01; first day attendance required*

This course provides an interdisciplinary discussion of the Latino experience in the United States with a focus on Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Cuban- Americans. Using fiction, poetry, films and critical essays, we will examine issues of race and ethnicity, language, identity, gender and sexuality, politics, and immigration. Course cross-listed with American Studies and Latin American Studies. (4 credits)

HISP 309-01

Intro to Hispanic Linguistics

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
  • Room: NEILL 216
  • Instructor: Susana Blanco-Iglesias

Notes: *Cross-listed with LING 309-01; first day attendance required*

A linguistic survey of the Spanish language aimed at improving pronunciation and increasing comprehension of the structure of the language, deepening students' understanding of the sound system, word formation, grammar and meaning. Study will emphasize phonetics and provide an introduction to transcription, phonology, morphology and syntax, as well as provide an overview of linguistic change and geographic variation. Cross-listed with Linguistics 309. (4 credits)

HISP 330-01

Advanced Spanish Grammar: Meaning and Communication

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room: NEILL 212
  • Instructor: Cynthia Kauffeld

Notes: *First day attendance required*

An overview of the intricacies of advanced Spanish grammar, providing extensive oral and written practice to improve students' grammatical accuracy as well as overall understanding of the structure of the language. This course satisfies the Area 3 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. Alternate years. (4 credits).

HISP 388-01

Junior Seminar

  • Days: W
  • Meeting Time: 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Room: NEILL 217
  • Instructor: Antonio Dorca

Notes: *First day attendance required; 1 credit course*

Offered every semester; open only to Hispanic Studies majors and minors. S/N grading only. (1 credit)

Course objectives: The Hispanic Studies Junior Seminar provides an opportunity for Hispanic Studies majors and minors to have professional and personal engagement with all of the faculty members in the department. A primary objective of the course is to create community and stimulate lively intellectual discussion between students and faculty before the senior year.

Course requirements: Each faculty member or pair of faculty members will present on a significant literary, cultural, linguistic or theoretical concept in their area of specialty. The reading requirement will be carefully considered and consistent with a one-credit hour course. Students are expected to read the indicated text and contribute to commentary and criticism of the text in group discussions.

Course evaluation:

The course will be evaluated Pass/Fail, but students will benefit enormously from the engagement with faculty members and their peers, familiarization with the discipline and the formation of a sense of community within the department.

HISP 394-01

Translating Human Rights

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm
  • Room: NEILL 213
  • Instructor: Teresa Mesa Adamuz

Notes: *First day attendance required* This course is an introduction to community interpreting and translation that focus on the linguistic, ethical, and cultural elements of the practice. It aims to give students an opportunity to improve their language skills and to gain a deeper understanding of the intercultural aspects of the translation activity in connection with immigration and human rights issues. Taught in partnership with The Advocates for Human Rights. This course counts towards the HRH concentration. Prerequisites: At least two 300 level courses in Spanish or permission of the instructor.

HISP 394-02

Journeys through Brazil

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 111
  • Instructor: J. Ernesto Ortiz Diaz

Notes: *Cross-listed with LATI 394-02* This intermediate course in Portuguese focuses on the civilization and cultures of Brazil. Despite its continental size and being the 6th largest world economy, Brazil remains a mystery to many. In this class we will explore the socio-historical, political and cultural trajectory Brazil has undertaken while, at the same time, reflecting on how ideas such as nation, identity, race, ethnicity, and class have transformed the face of the country. We will use a wide array of texts and materials –literature, music, painting, sculpture, architecture, dance, and cinema– to gain a broad and critical understanding of the Brazilian universe. Join us on these journeys of discovery! This course will be taught in Portuguese. Pre-requisite: HISP 331 or consent of the professor.


HISP 419-01

Neither Saints nor Sinners: Women Writers of the Early Modern Hispanic World

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am
  • Room: NEILL 111
  • Instructor: Rosa Rull-Montoya

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Sixteenth- and seventeenth- century women writers were in constant dialogue with their male counterparts and dedicated much of their energy to debunking myths of female purity, passivity and ignorance. To this end, they created female protagonists of great strength and integrity. Exploring themes such as life in the convent, the mujer varonil and the mujer vestida de hombre, we will look at many peninsular as well as New World women authors who were busy challenging both social and aesthetic norms in their writing. This course satisfies the Area 1 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 421-01

Romantics, Moderns and Avant-Gardists

  • Days: TR
  • Meeting Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm
  • Room: NEILL 216
  • Instructor: Antonio Dorca

Notes: *First day attendance required*

Uncovering a panorama of Spanish culture from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the Civil War in 1936, we focus on the evolution of literature and the arts during the periods of Romanticism, Realism, Modernism and the Avant-Garde in an attempt to describe the faces of modernity in Spain. Authors that are usually studied include Jose Zorrilla, Rosalia de Castro, Benito Perez Galdos, Emilia Pardo Bazan, Miguel de Unamuno, Ramon Maria del Valle Includean, Josée Ortega y Gasset, Luis Bunuel, and Federico Garci Lorca. This course satisfies the Area 2 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. (4 credits)

HISP 446-01

Constructions of a Female Killer

  • Days: MWF
  • Meeting Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm
  • Room: NEILL 214
  • Instructor: Alicia Munoz

Notes: *Cross-listed with LATI 446-01 and WGSS 346-01; first day attendance required*

The rise in femicide across Latin America, most shockingly exhibited in the city of Juarez, Mexico, has resulted in broad discussions of women's relationship with violence. However, what happens when the traditional paradigm is inverted and we explore women as perpetrators, rather than victims, of violence? This class will dialogue with selected Latin American and Latino narratives (including novels, short stories, films, and newspapers) constituting different representations of women who kill. This course satisfies the Area 4 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. Course crossed listed as Latin American Studies 446 and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 346. (4 credits)