Hispanic Culture Through Film
This course expands our understanding and appreciation for Spanish-speaking cultures and communities through the study of popular films. It explores language and culture through the analysis of themes steeped in cultural, historical and political significance. Students will have the opportunity to experience an integrative learning experience with readings, activities, films, and a writing content. Students will use language in a meaningful way to discuss the different cultural aspects portrayed in the films, while further developing their historical and cultural knowledge.
Required Text: "Sacchi et al. Mas alla de la pantalla. Boston: Thomson Higher Education. ISBN 1-4130-1010-5