Aug 14, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPAN - 025. Spanish Speaking World Through Film

3 credit(s)
This course, taught in English, includes the study of selected subtitled films, which will be utilized as a visual and aural source to learn about social justice issues in the Spanish-speaking world. Students will learn about the history, politics, and social issues of Spanish speaking populations in Latin America, Spain and the United States. The geographical emphasis will shift among the various Spanish-speaking regions of the world. Possible broad themes include memory, oppression, self-discovery, immigration, exile, identity, assimilation, women’s rights, dictatorship, GLBTQ issues, and indigenous rights. With its roots in the ideals of the Franciscan tradition, this course demonstrates how to critically analyze social justice issues in cultural settings depicted in films from the Spanish-speaking world from a variety of perspectives. Does not count towards Spanish major or minor.

Note: Taught in English. These courses do not count towards the Spanish Major or Minor.

Equivalent: (Same as FILM 370 )

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