Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
SPAN 408 Advanced Reading and Conversation on Recent Issues in Hispanic Culture 3 sem. hrs.
DV: Designed to provide an intensive reading and speaking practice in Spanish, the course focuses on reading selected excerpts on recent topics in Hispanic history and culture: the Indian's identity and discourse, theology of liberation, women's issues and testimonial writing, politics (violence and dictatorships), Hispanics in the U.S., the Hispanic stereotype and bilingual education, among others. Students will choose additional topics according to their general interests in Hispanic culture and issues. In order to make their selections, students will have access to LANIC (University of Texas Web Site on Latin America), OLE (Web Site on Spain), and major online newspapers from Hispanic countries. Next offered SP-13, SP-15.
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