Courses - Upcoming

For an overview of planned offerings, please see the Tentative Departmental Course Listing.

For the most up-to-date information on enrollment, meeting times, and locations, please consult the UW Time Schedule.

Autumn 2015

Portuguese Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut PORT 110: Accelerated Elementary Portuguese

Covers the equivalent of PORT 101 and PORT 102 to prepare for PORT 103. May not be taken in addition to PORT 101 or PORT 102.

A - 19719 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 112
aut PORT 110: Accelerated Elementary Portuguese

Covers the equivalent of PORT 101 and PORT 102 to prepare for PORT 103. May not be taken in addition to PORT 101 or PORT 102.

B - 19720 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 115
aut PORT 202: Intermediate Portuguese

Modern texts, compositions, conversation, and a systematic review of grammar. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: PORT 201.

VLPA
A - 19721 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 112

Spanish Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Language laboratory is required. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: score of 0-15 on SP100A placement test if Spanish is language of admission. No credit if Spanish is the language of admission. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 121 already taken.

A - 20410 Sabrina Spannagel MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 114
aut SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Language laboratory is required. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: score of 0-15 on SP100A placement test if Spanish is language of admission. No credit if Spanish is the language of admission. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 121 already taken.

B - 20411 Sabrina Spannagel MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 114
aut SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 101, or score of 16-44 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 122 already taken.

B - 20413 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 219
aut SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 101, or score of 16-44 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 122 already taken.

C - 20414 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 116
aut SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 101, or score of 16-44 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 122 already taken.

D - 20415 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 116
aut SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 102, SPAN 110 or score of 45-69 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 123 already taken.

A - 20416 MTWThF 08:30-09:20
LOW 112
aut SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 102, SPAN 110 or score of 45-69 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 123 already taken.

B - 20425 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 201
aut SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 102, SPAN 110 or score of 45-69 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 123 already taken.

C - 20433 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
* *
aut SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 102, SPAN 110 or score of 45-69 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 123 already taken.

D - 20439 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 115
aut SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 102, SPAN 110 or score of 45-69 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 123 already taken.

E - 20441 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 114
aut SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish

Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 102, SPAN 110 or score of 45-69 on SP100A placement test. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 123 already taken.

F - 20442 MTWThF 13:30-14:20
LOW 111
aut SPAN 121: Spanish Immersion

Covers the equivalent of elementary Spanish (SPAN 101). Uses an alternative "planned immersion" method with video as the central medium of presentation. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: no previous Spanish study, or score of 0-15 on SP100A placement test if Spanish is language of admission. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 101 already taken.

A - 20448 Donally Kennedy MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 111
aut SPAN 121: Spanish Immersion

Covers the equivalent of elementary Spanish (SPAN 101). Uses an alternative "planned immersion" method with video as the central medium of presentation. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: no previous Spanish study, or score of 0-15 on SP100A placement test if Spanish is language of admission. Cannot be taken for credit if SPAN 101 already taken.

B - 20449 Donally Kennedy MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 111
aut SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 103, SPAN 123, SPAN 134, score of 70-100 on SP100A placement test, minimum score of 51 on SP TL placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
A - 20453 MTWThF 08:30-09:20
LOW 111
aut SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 103, SPAN 123, SPAN 134, score of 70-100 on SP100A placement test, minimum score of 51 on SP TL placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
C - 20455 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
CDH 128
aut SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 103, SPAN 123, SPAN 134, score of 70-100 on SP100A placement test, minimum score of 51 on SP TL placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
D - 20456 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
CDH 128
aut SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 103, SPAN 123, SPAN 134, score of 70-100 on SP100A placement test, minimum score of 51 on SP TL placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
E - 20457 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 112
aut SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 201 or score of 76-145 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
A - 20465 Phillip Markley MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 115
aut SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 201 or score of 76-145 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
B - 20466 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
* *
aut SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 201 or score of 76-145 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
C - 20467 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 112
aut SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 201 or score of 76-145 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
D - 20468 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 111
aut SPAN 203: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 202, SPAN 210, or score of 146-165 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
A - 20469 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 114
aut SPAN 203: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 202, SPAN 210, or score of 146-165 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
B - 20470 Alberto Vilchez Veleda MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 102
aut SPAN 203: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 202, SPAN 210, or score of 146-165 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
C - 20471 Jorge González MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 111
aut SPAN 203: Intermediate Spanish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of Spanish grammar. Oral practice based on literary and cultural readings. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SPAN 202, SPAN 210, or score of 146-165 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
D - 20472 Alberto Vilchez Veleda MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 102
aut SPAN 216: Spanish For Heritage Learners

First of a four-course sequence designed for Heritage Spanish Speakers. Develops competence ins students' reading and writing skills. Helps heritage speakers master grammar points, improve presentational skills, and take into account the experience and influences of bilingual and bicultural upbringing.

VLPA
A - 21932 María Gillman MTWThF 10:30-11:20
MAR 168
aut SPAN 301: Advanced Spanish

Emphasizes oral skills while continuing to refine reading comprehension and written expression. It aims to develop the abilities to successfully deal with comprehension and production of oral texts of an academic and professional nature. Not a conversation course. Prerequisite: either SPAN 203 or score of 166-175 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
A - 20476 Jorge González MTWThF 08:30-09:20
LOW 102
aut SPAN 301: Advanced Spanish

Emphasizes oral skills while continuing to refine reading comprehension and written expression. It aims to develop the abilities to successfully deal with comprehension and production of oral texts of an academic and professional nature. Not a conversation course. Prerequisite: either SPAN 203 or score of 166-175 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
B - 20477 Jorge González MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 102
aut SPAN 301: Advanced Spanish

Emphasizes oral skills while continuing to refine reading comprehension and written expression. It aims to develop the abilities to successfully deal with comprehension and production of oral texts of an academic and professional nature. Not a conversation course. Prerequisite: either SPAN 203 or score of 166-175 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
C - 20478 Marilís Mediavilla MTWThF 09:30-10:20
PAR 310
aut SPAN 301: Advanced Spanish

Emphasizes oral skills while continuing to refine reading comprehension and written expression. It aims to develop the abilities to successfully deal with comprehension and production of oral texts of an academic and professional nature. Not a conversation course. Prerequisite: either SPAN 203 or score of 166-175 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
D - 20479 Jorge González MTWThF 10:30-11:20
* *
aut SPAN 302: Advanced Spanish

Develops writing techniques and strategies for the production of Spanish texts of an academic and professional nature. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or SPAN 310, either of which may be taken concurrently.

VLPA, W
A - 20480 Inmaculada Raneda-Cuartero MTWThF 09:30-10:20
PAR 112
aut SPAN 302: Advanced Spanish

Develops writing techniques and strategies for the production of Spanish texts of an academic and professional nature. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or SPAN 310, either of which may be taken concurrently.

VLPA, W
B - 20481 Inmaculada Raneda-Cuartero MTWThF 10:30-11:20
PAR 112
aut SPAN 303: Advanced Spanish

Develops writing techniques and strategies for the creation of essays on literary criticism and cultural analysis. Prepares students to deal successfully with academic writing in Hispanic literature and culture courses. Prerequisite: either SPAN 302 or SPAN 310.

VLPA, W
A - 20482 Samuel Jaffee M W 09:30-11:20
LOW 118
aut SPAN 303: Advanced Spanish

Develops writing techniques and strategies for the creation of essays on literary criticism and cultural analysis. Prepares students to deal successfully with academic writing in Hispanic literature and culture courses. Prerequisite: either SPAN 302 or SPAN 310.

VLPA, W
B - 20483 Samuel Jaffee T Th 09:30-11:20
LOW 118
aut SPAN 307: Introduction To Latin American Literature: Colonial Era Through Early Independence

Study of selected works from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century, with special emphasis on their historical and cultural relevance. Development of reading and writing skills. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330.

VLPA
A - 21933 Samuel Jaffee T Th 11:30-12:50
* *
aut SPAN 314: Spanish For Bilingual/heritage Students

Provides bilingual students whose formal education has primarily been in English with the skills necessary to succeed in upper-division Spanish classes. Intensive review of grammar, readings of literary and journalistic texts, Web-based exercises, writing review, and a play to enhance their verbal skills. Offered: AW.

VLPA
A - 20484 María Gillman MTWThF 09:30-10:20
MAR 168
aut SPAN 316: Stylistics And Composition For Heritage Students

Emphasis on the process of writing essays to help students develop a notion of style in Spanish, with attention to problems particular to Spanish heritage students. Prerequisite: SPAN 315. Offered: ASp.

VLPA, W
A - 20485 Marilís Mediavilla MTWThF 10:30-11:20
* *
aut SPAN 321: Introduction To Hispanic Literary Studies

Acquaints the third-year student with elementary techniques of literary analysis, as applied to examples of narrative, poetry, and theater, within the context of the Spanish and Latin American literary traditions. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314, or SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330, any of which may be taken concurrently. Offered: W.

VLPA
A - 20487 Anthony Geist M W 11:30-13:20
LOW 118
aut SPAN 360: Contemporary Spain

Social, political, and cultural developments in Spain since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. Extensive use of Spanish Web sites. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 360.

I&S, VLPA
A - 20488 Inmaculada Raneda-Cuartero M W 13:30-15:20
SAV 157
aut SPAN 390: Supervised Study A - 20489 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 392: Experiential Learning In Spanish

Experiential learning project in the local Spanish-speaking community. Engages students in ways that supplement/enhance formal in-class language training. Prerequisite: SPAN 203. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 20490 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 392: Experiential Learning In Spanish

Experiential learning project in the local Spanish-speaking community. Engages students in ways that supplement/enhance formal in-class language training. Prerequisite: SPAN 203. Credit/no-credit only.

B - 20491 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 392: Experiential Learning In Spanish

Experiential learning project in the local Spanish-speaking community. Engages students in ways that supplement/enhance formal in-class language training. Prerequisite: SPAN 203. Credit/no-credit only.

C - 20492 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 392: Experiential Learning In Spanish

Experiential learning project in the local Spanish-speaking community. Engages students in ways that supplement/enhance formal in-class language training. Prerequisite: SPAN 203. Credit/no-credit only.

D - 20493 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 392: Experiential Learning In Spanish

Experiential learning project in the local Spanish-speaking community. Engages students in ways that supplement/enhance formal in-class language training. Prerequisite: SPAN 203. Credit/no-credit only.

E - 20494 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 398: Special Topics In Spanish Linguistics

Focuses on a special topics related to Spanish linguistic studies. May be repeated once. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314.

VLPA
A - 20497 Víctor Fernández-Mallat T Th 13:30-14:50
LOW 102
aut SPAN 403: The Evolution Of The Spanish Language

Historical survey of Spanish phonology, morphology, and syntax, from Latin origins to the modern language. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; either SPAN 323, LING 200, or LING 400. Offered: jointly with SPLING 403.

VLPA
A - 20498 Ana M. Gómez-Bravo (Raftery) M W 11:30-13:20
MGH 284
aut SPAN 406: Advanced Spanish Grammar

Problems of Spanish grammar. Differences from English grammar. Techniques for the effective teaching of Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; either SPAN 323, LING 200, or LING 400. Offered: jointly with SPLING 406; A.

VLPA
A - 20499 Víctor Fernández-Mallat T Th 09:30-11:20
PAR 106
aut SPAN 453: Cervantes And His Times

Study of Cervantes and his moment in Spanish history, with special attention to his cultural and artistic environment. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321.

VLPA
A - 20500 Donald Gilbert-Santamaría M W 13:30-15:20
LOW 112
aut SPAN 484: Latin American Literature: Modernismo To The Present

Principal literary movements of Latin America, late nineteenth century to the present, with particular emphasis on poetry and narrative: modernismo, postmodernismo, the vanguard, nueva and novisima narrativa. Includes essays and autobiographical writings to help place the literary works in socio-historical perspective. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321.

VLPA
A - 20501 Edgar O'Hara T Th 11:30-13:20
LOW 118
aut SPAN 490: Honors Seminar

Special studies in Spanish literature. Required of candidates for Honors and Distinction in Spanish.

VLPA Honors
A - 20502 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 499: Special Topics

Topics to meet special needs.

A - 20503 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 510: Methodology Of Spanish Language Teaching

Theoretical and practical foundations of current trends in second/foreign language teaching. Emphasis on communicative and task-based approaches to Spanish language teaching. Required for beginning Spanish teaching assistants. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 20504 Phillip Markley W
LOW
aut SPAN 595: Literary Problems: Nineteenth Century A - 20505 Leigh Mercer M 14:30-17:20
KNE 234
aut SPAN 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 20506 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 700: Master's Thesis

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 20507 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 800: Doctoral Dissertation

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 20508 to be arranged -
* *