“Monsters” in Latin American Literature


Latinx Literature in Spanish and in Translation


Self-Portraits of Latin America: Memory, Migration, and Identity in the 21st Century


Spanish for Heritage Speakers II (SPAN 305)

This course provides language instruction that is specific to the linguistic needs of heritage Spanish speakers. The focus is on vocabulary development, orthography, and grammar through reading and writing. Topics addressed include issues relating to Hispanics/Latinos in the U.S. and their cultural and historic roots in Latin America and Spain.

Studies in Spanish Language (SPAN 401/601)

Advanced training in oral and written communication in Spanish.

300-Level Advanced Spanish Language

An advanced Spanish language course in the four language skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) with focus on sociocultural issues in the Spanish-speaking world. In addition to regular oral practice, the course will include such activities as formal oral presentations, intensive and extensive reading, and a fair amount of expository writing.

The Politics of Spanish Language and Literature in the U.S.


The Political Economy of Culture (INCC – Graduate Program Core Course)


Latin America and its Diverse Cultures (SPAN 312 – Introduction to Latin American Literature)

This course is organized around a literary focus on Latin America and its diverse cultures. The course stresses the skill of close critical reading and the relations among literary texts, their social contexts, and other cultural manifestations. It also seeks to develop students’ reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension.