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SPAN0340

Spanish Identities

Representations of Social, Cultural, and Political Identities in Spain
In this course we will study the different representations of Spanish culture and politics. We will emphasize specific aspects that make Spain richly varied: SpainĀ“s breathtaking reinvention and reaffirmation of its own identity after the Disaster of 1898, religious customs and conflicts, gender relations, political values of Spaniards. At the same time, the cultural impact of Don Quixote, Goya, Lorca, republicanism and dictatorship, civil war, flamenco, bullfighting, and soccer. Works to be discussed include a short selection of literary pieces, cultural, visual, musical, and film representations. This course is recommended for students planning to study in Spain. (SPAN 0220 or placement) 3 hrs. lect. disc.
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR LNG

Sections

Spring 2015

SPAN0340A-S15 Lecture (Manrique-Gomez)

Fall 2010

SPAN0340A-F10 Lecture (Manrique-Gomez)

Spring 2010

SPAN0340A-S10 Lecture (Manrique-Gomez)
SPAN0340B-S10 Lecture (Manrique-Gomez)