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CMLT-C 190 : An Introduction to Film (009477)

Nature of film technique and film language; analysis of specific films and introduction to major critical approaches in film studies. (Occasionally)

CMLT-C 253 : Third World and Black American Films (009488)

Black American films, both within the Hollywood "mainstream" and from the more independent producers; films from Africa, India, and Latin America. Discussion and analysis of the individual films as well as their cultural backgrounds. (Occasionally)

CMLT-C 261 : Introduction to African Literature (009493)

Oral and written poetry, epic, fiction, and drama from around the continent used to illustrate varied aspects of African life, aesthetic issues, and theoretical debates. (Every other year)

CMLT-C 340 : Women in World Literature (009515)

Comparison of attitudes toward women in works of different ages and societies. Study of stereotyped images in relation to literary and social conventions. Focus on one genre or mode each time course is offered (e.g., women in drama, in narrative, in satire). (Occasionally)

CMLT-C 460 : Origins of African Literature (009554)

The roots of Francophone African literature in the Antilles. Haitian literature (Price-Mars, C saire, D pestre). The Paris movement of Negritude (Senghor, Damas, C saire). Contribution of Afro-American writers (Hughes, McKay, Toomer). African poetry (Senghor, D. Diop, Dadie) and novels (Camara Laye, Beti, Oyono). All readings in English translations. (Occasionally)

GER-G 100 : Beginning German I (021967)

Introduction to present-day German and to selected aspects of German culture. Survey of the language: structure and meaning. Introduction to German grammatical forms and their function. Development of listening comprehension, simple speaking proficiency, controlled reading and writing skills. (Fall)

GER-G 150 : Beginning German II (021997)

Introduction to present-day German and to selected aspects of German culture. Survey of the language: structure and meaning. Introduction to German grammatical forms and their function. Development of listening comprehension, simple speaking proficiency, controlled reading and writing skills. (Spring)

GER-G 200 : Oral Practice, Writing, and Reading I (022001)

Further development of oral and written command of language structures. Reading of literary and nonliterary texts. (Fall)

GER-G 250 : Oral Practice, Writing, and Reading II (022026)

Review of selected grammatical items. Reading of modern German prose and plays with stress on discussion in German. Writing of descriptive and expository prose based on the reading material. (Spring)

ITAL-M 100 : Elementary Italian I (027512)

Introduction to contemporary Italian language, geography, and culture. Involves a broad variety of assignments and activities that develop grammatical competency and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Cultural topics and simple cultural comparisons are introduced.

ITAL-M 150 : Elementary Italian II (027522)

Continued introduction to contemporary Italian language, geography, and culture. Involves a broad variety of assignments and activities that build grammatical competency and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practice with new cultural topics and basic cultural analysis.

ITAL-M 200 : Intermediate Italian I (027524)

Building on Elementary Italian I-II, students further study and practice fundamental concepts and structures in Italian grammar. Through a variety of assignments and activities, they strengthen proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, writing, cultural analysis and understanding. Includes an introduction to brief literary texts.

ITAL-M 250 : Intermediate Italian II (027531)

The study of more complex concepts and structures in Italian grammar. Through a variety of texts, media, and assignments, students practice listening, speaking, reading, writing, and they analyze cultural topics and situations in greater depth. Increased attention to short literary texts.

LING-L 103 : Introduction to the Study of Language (029885)

Linguistics as a body of information; nature and function of language; relevance of linguistics to other disciplines, with reference to modern American English and principal European languages. (Occasionally)

LING-L 210 : Topics in Language and Society (029896)

The study of topics related to the role of language as a social phenomenon. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic. (Occasionally)

LING-L 315 : Introduction to Sociolinguistics (029917)

Examines the relationships between language and society. Issues include the nature of sociolinguistics; the importance of age, sex, socioeconomic status; language ideologies; why people use different dialects/languages in different situations; bilingualism and multilingualism; language choice, language attitudes, and language endangerment; the relevance of sociolinguistics to general linguistic theory. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 100 : Elementary Spanish I (042586)

Introduction to present-day Spanish, basic structural patterns, functional vocabulary, and selected aspects of Hispanic civilizations and cultures. (Fall, Spring, and Summer I)

SPAN-S 150 : Elementary Spanish II (042609)

Introduction to present-day Spanish, basic structural patterns, functional vocabulary, and selected aspects of Hispanic civilizations and cultures. (Fall, Spring, and Summer II)

SPAN-S 160 : Spanish for Health Care Personnel (042610)

Students learn to explain procedures, medication, and diagnoses when faced with a variety of medical situations involving Spanish-speaking patients and families. Through vocabulary, grammar, illustrations, dialogues, exercises, and cultural notes, the course prepares health professionals to communicate better with Spanish-speaking patients. May be taken concurrently with other Spanish language courses, but cannot serve as a replacement for any of these courses and does not satisfy College of Arts and Sciences foreign language requirements. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 200 : Second-Year Spanish I (042612)

Continuation of SPAN-S 100 - SPAN-S 150, with increased emphasis on communication skills and selected readings on aspects of Hispanic culture. (Fall, Spring, Summer I)

SPAN-S 205 : Spanish for Health Care Personnel (042617)

Students learn to explain procedures, medication, and diagnoses when faced with a variety of medical situations involving Spanish-speaking patients and families. Through vocabulary, grammar, illustrations, dialogues, exercises, and cultural notes, the course prepares health professionals to communicate better with Spanish-speaking patients. May be taken concurrently with other Spanish language courses, but cannot serve as a replacement for any of these courses and does not satisfy College of Arts and Sciences foreign language requirements. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 230 : Cervantes' Don Quixote in Translation (042631)

Detailed textual analysis of Cervantes' masterpiece, with readings and class discussion on its relationship to the Renaissance and the development of the world novel. No credit in Spanish. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 231 : Spanish-American Fiction in Translation (042632)

Reading and discussion of selected novels and short stories in English translation. Emphasis on cultural values as expressed through the work of representative Spanish-American prose fiction writers. No credit in Spanish. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 240 : Modern Spanish Literature in Translation (042635)

Readings from authors such as Unamuno, Cela, Alonso, Garcia Lorca, Jimenez, Perez de Ayala, and Ortega y Gasset. No credit in Spanish. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 241 : Golden Age Literature in Translation (042636)

Masterpieces of Spanish literature of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Representative authors include Lope de Vega, Cervantes, Garcilaso, Quevedo, Calder n, Fray Luis de Leon, San Juan de la Cruz, and G ngora. No credit in Spanish. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 250 : Second-Year Spanish II (042639)

Continuation of SPAN S200, with increased emphasis on communication skills and selected readings on aspects of Hispanic culture. (Fall, Spring, Summer II)

SPAN-S 251 : Modern Spain (042640)

The culture of Spain from 1700 to the present: painting, sculpture, architecture, tauromachy, manners, and customs. No credit in Spanish. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 284 : Women in Hispanic Culture (042644)

Images, roles, and themes involving women in Hispanic literature. No credit in Spanish. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 290 : Topics in Hispanic Culture (042645)

Emphasis on one topic, author, or genre in Hispanic culture. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic. No credit in Spanish. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 301 : The Hispanic World I (042648)

Study of Hispanic literature and culture through the analysis and discussion of representative literary works from Spain. Includes an introduction to narrative, poetry, and theater. Taught in Spanish. SPAN S301 and SPAN S302 may be taken out of sequence. (Every third semester)

SPAN-S 302 : The Hispanic World II (042649)

Study of Hispanic literature and culture through the analysis and discussion of representative works from Spanish America. Includes an introduction to narrative, poetry, and theater. Taught in Spanish. SPAN S301 and SPAN S302 may be taken out of sequence. (Every third semester)

SPAN-S 311 : Spanish Grammar (042655)

This course is designed to integrate the four basic language skills into a review of the major points of Spanish grammar. Course work will combine grammar exercises with brief compositions based on a reading assignment and class discussion in Spanish. Sentence exercises will be corrected and discussed in class. (Fall)

SPAN-S 312 : Written Composition in Spanish (042656)

This course integrates the four basic language skills into a structured approach to composition. Some review of selected points of Spanish grammar will be included. Each student will write a weekly composition, increasing in length as the semester progresses. Emphasis will be on correct usage, vocabulary building, and stylistic control. (Spring)

SPAN-S 317 : Spanish Conversation and Diction (042662)

Intensive controlled conversation correlated with readings, reports, debates, and group discussions. May be repeated once for credit. May be repeated once for credit (Fall, Summer II)

SPAN-S 323 : Introduction to Translating Spanish and English (042668)

A comparative study of the style and grammar of both languages, with a focus on the difficulties involved in translating. Introduction to the techniques and process of translation through intensive practice. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 360 : Introduction to Hispanic Literature (042671)

Using fiction, drama, and poetry from Spain and Latin America, this course introduces strategies to increase reading comprehension and presents terms and concepts useful in developing the critical skills of literary analysis. (Fall)

SPAN-S 363 : Introduction to Hispanic Culture (042673)

Introduction to the cultural history of Spanish-speaking countries with the emphasis on its literary, artistic, social, economic, and political aspects. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 408 : Survey of Spanish Literature II (042681)

An historical survey of Spanish literature that covers the main current of Spain's literary history in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Readings in prose, poetry, and drama by Larra, Perez Galdos, Unamuno, Lorca, and other representative writers. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 409 : Topics in Spanish Language (042682)

Studies in special topics not ordinarily covered in other departmental courses. Topics may include the linguistic analysis of the structure of Spanish (syntax, phonology, morphology), aspects of bilingualism, and language and usage as they pertain to teaching. May be repeated once for credit. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 410 : Contemporary Hispanic Culture and Conversation (042683)

Preparation and presentation of oral reports; group discussions. Topic may vary. Goals are to maintain and develop oral proficiency and to examine some aspect of contemporary Hispanic civilization. Written research projects may be required. May be repeated once with permission of instructor. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 411 : Spanish Culture and Civilization (042684)

A course to integrate historical, social, political, and cultural information about Spain. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 412 : Spanish America: Cultural Context (042685)

A course to integrate historical, social, political, and cultural information about Spanish America. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 413 : Hispanic Culture in the U.S. (042686)

The Hispanic heritage of the United States. Hispanic-American art, music, architecture, popular culture, and language. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 420 : Modern Spanish-American Prose Fiction (042693)

Spanish-American prose fiction from late nineteenth-century modernism to the present. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 421 : Advanced Grammar and Composition (042694)

Selected grammar review and intensive practice in effective use of the written language. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 423 : The Craft of Translation (042697)

Basic introductory course in translation. The problems and techniques of Spanish/English and English/Spanish translation using a variety of texts and concentrating on such critical areas as stylistics, tone, rhythms, imagery, nuance, and allusion. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 426 : Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (042700)

General aspects of Spanish linguistics: traditional, descriptive, historical, and dialectal. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 428 : Applied Spanish Linguistics (042701)

Analysis of linguistics and cultural elements ofSpanish phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics as they bear on teaching. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 435 : Literatura chicana y puertorriqueria (042706)

Reading and discussion of works produced in Spanish by representative Chicano, Puerto Rican, and Cuban authors of the United States. Cultural values and traditions that are reflected in the oral and written literature will be studied. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 450 : Don Quixote (042717)

Detailed analysis of Cervantes's novel. Life and times of the author. Importance of the work to the development of the novel as an art form. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 470 : Women and Hispanic Literature (042729)

The Hispanic woman and her cultural context as seen through literary texts. Topics include female authors, images of women in literature, and feminist criticism. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 474 : Hispanic Literature and Society (042733)

Writers and their works within the social, political, economic, and cultural context. Specific topic to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 479 : Mexican Literature (042737)

Mexican literature from independence to present. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 490 : Topics in Hispanic Literature (042739)

Examination of various areas of Spanish and Spanish-American literature. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Specific topic to be announced in Schedule of Classes. (Occasionally)

SPAN-S 494 : Individual Readings in Hispanic Studies (042743)

May be repeated. (Fall, Spring)

SPAN-S 495 : Hispanic Colloquium (042744)

Topic to be selected by the faculty member offering the course. May be repeated twice for credit as long as the topic is different.