Fall 2013 Classes
For Information on courses offerings for both Spanish and Portuguese please consult theTulane Registrar.
SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS - 3000-4000-6000 LEVELS
SPAN 3130 - Introduction to Latin American Culture - Introduction to the cultural diversity of Latin America through the study of contemporary literary, social, political, and popular culture trends as observed by selected literary figures, intellectuals, and artists.
3130-01 9:30 AM 10:45 AM T R Adam Demaray
3130-02 3:30 PM 4:45 PM M W Ari Zighelboim
3130-03 12:30 PM 1:45 PM T R Maureen Shea
3130-04 3:30 PM 4:45 PM T R Carolina Caballero
SPAN 3150 - Introduction to Latino Studies - An introduction to the cultures of Latino and Hispanic communities in the United States and the Caribbean from the early 20th century to the present, with special emphasis on the contemporary period. Critical analysis of written texts, visual arts, and cinema will guide the investigation of past and current polemics of Latino history, social movements, and cultural heterogeneity.
3150-01 2:00 PM 3:15 PM T R Carolina Caballero
SPAN 3240 - Intro to Spanish Culture - This course is a survey of the history and culture of Spain from ancient times to the present. Class work will include readings, lectures, discussion, presentation of art, music, and films.
3240-02 12:30 PM 1:45 PM T R Kathleen Davis
3240-03 9:00 AM 9:50 AM M W F Brittany Kennedy
SPAN 3270 - Introduction to Literary Analysis - Through a series of readings from Latin America and Spain, students receive instruction in literary terminology, vocabulary building, and strategies for enhanced reading comprehension. Significant emphasis on the continued development of linguistic skills and critical analysis.
3270-01 10:00AM 10:50 AM M W F Caroline Good
3270-02 12:30 PM 1:45 PM T R Yuri Herrera-Gutierrez
SPAN 3280 - Film and Visual Cult Span - Through a series of film viewings, readings, and access to other visual media from Latin America and Spain, students receive instruction in how to discuss and analyze visual culture in Spanish. Vocabulary building and strategies for enhanced viewing and reading comprehension are stressed. Significant emphasis on the continued development of linguistic skills.
3280-01 9:30 AM 10:45 AM T R Marilyn Miller
3280-02 11:00 AM 12:15 PM T R Marilyn Miller
SPAN 3290 - Business and Legal Spanish - This course is designed for students who seek to develop proficiency in oral and written Spanish while acquiring essential legal and commercial terminology commonly used in the fields of law and business in the Hispanic world. Readings of cultural texts and case studies of various types (essays, magazine articles, advertisements, and other materials for Spanish-speaking law and business professionals) will guide our study of a wide range of topics, including: finance, real estate, human resources, office culture, and commerce in the global economy
3290-01 11:00 AM 11:50 AM M W F Todd Price
SPAN 4060 - Pre 20th Centrury Readings in Spanish
4060-01 9:30 AM 10:45 AM T R John Charles
4060-02 2:00 PM 3:15 PM T R Dale Shuger
4060-03 2:00 PM 2:50 PM M W F Linnette Reed
SPAN 4100 - Const. of Gender & Sexuality in Hisp. Cult. - This course will cover aspects of contemporary Spanish history and culture with specific focus on Spanish Civil War and postwar literary and filmic production but in the wider context of pre- and post-Franco society, history and politics.
4100-01 9:00 AM 9:50 AM M W F Tatjana Pavlovic
SPAN 4110 - Modern Spanish American Literature - Major authors of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries, including MartÃ, DarÃo, Vallejo, Alfonso Reyes, Borges, Rulfo, Paz, and Carpentier.
4110-01 2:00 PM 3:15 PM T R Idelber Avelar
SPAN 4260 - Spanish Phonetics and Phonology - A detailed investigation of the speech sounds of Spanish, their organization, and their proper articulation. Practice both in class and with recorded material.
4260-01 12:00 PM 12:50 PM M W F Harry Howard
SPAN 4350 - Topics in Spanish Literature and Culture - A topics course on the literature and culture of Spain. Possible themes include science and literature, construction of gender and sexuality, revolution and repression, honor and violence, popular culture, satire, and metanarrative.
4350-01 10:00 AM 10:50 AM M W F Tatjana Pavlovic
SPAN 4430 - Literature of the Golden Age - Readings and discussions of selected dramatic, poetic, and prose works of the Siglo de Oro by Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón, Quevedo and Gángora. Note: This course satisfies the pre-twentieth-century requirement.
4430-01 3:30 PM 4:45 PM T R Dale Shuger
SPAN 4510- Hispanic Cities - This class explores the history, artistic production, literature, and cultural issues related to a Hispanic city, such as BARCELONA, Buenos Aires, Madrid, Mexico City, or Seville. In an effort to investigate the city in a broad national and international context, the course connects an urban area to important events and sites in Latin American and Spain.
4510-01 1:00 PM 1:50 PM M W F Jean Dangler
SPAN 6520 -Mexican Literature - Study of the various tendencies of Mexican literature from the colonial period to the present. Special attention is given to representative authors such as Balbuena, Sor Juana, Fernandez de Lizardi, Gutiérrez NÃ¡jera, Azuela, Rulfo, Fuentes, Paz, Garro and others
6520-01 6:00 PM 8:30 PM R Yuri Herrera-Gutierrez
SPAN 6750 - Borges
6750-01 6:00 PM 8:30 PM T Idelber Avelar
SPAN 6810 -Reading Medieval Iberia - This course satisfies the pre-twentieth-century requirement. A study of the literatures and cultures of medieval Iberia through the fifteenth century, with a focus on topics that may include Andalusi poetry, love in the Libro de buen amor, or medieval manuscript culture.
6810-01 3:00 PM 5:30 PM M Jean Dangler
SPAN 6850 - Senior Seminar (Capstone) - This course is a seminar on major authors of the Hispanic literary tradition from both Spain and Latin America. This course fulfills the Writing Intensive Requirement. Note: Open only to graduating seniors. Satisfies: Capstone requirement for majors.
6850-01 3:30 PM 6:00 PM T Kathleen Davis
SPAN 6910 – "Wherever": Dislocation in Latin Amerian Turn-of-the-Century Prose Fiction and Film.
6910-01 3:00 PM 5:30 PM W Antonio Gomez
SPAN 7920 – Recent Spanish American Literature
7920-01 3:30 PM 6:00 PM R Maureen Shea
SPAN 7960 – Special Topics
7960-01 6:00 PM 8:30 PM W John Charles
PORT 3130 - Luso Brazilian Literature
PORT3130-0111:00 AM 12:15 PM T R Rebecca Atencio
PORT3130-029:30 AM 10:45 AM T R Annie Gibson
PORT 4120 - Soc Problems Braz Lit & Cultur
PORT4120-012:00 PM 3:15 PM T R Rebecca Atencio