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 2016

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 - 20193 Eduardo Viana da Silva MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 115
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 - 20194 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
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 - 20195 Eduardo Viana da Silva MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 115

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 - 20943 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 - 20944 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.

A - 20945 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
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 - 20946 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 220
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 - 20947 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 111
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 - 20957 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
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.

C - 20965 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
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.

D - 20971 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
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.

E - 20973 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 112
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 70-80 on SP100A placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
A - 20984 MTWThF 08:30-09:20
LOW 114
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 70-80 on SP100A placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
B - 20985 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 219
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 70-80 on SP100A placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
C - 20986 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 118
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 70-80 on SP100A placement test, or score of 0-75 on SP200A placement test.

VLPA
D - 20987 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 114
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 - 20998 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 116
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 - 20999 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 116
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 - 21000 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 116
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 - 21001 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 115
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 - 21002 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 113
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 - 21003 MTWThF 11:30-12:20
LOW 117
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 - 21004 MTWThF 12:30-13:20
LOW 116
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 - 21006 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
B - 21008 Samuel Jaffee MTWThF 09:30-10:20
PAR 305
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 - 21009 Marilís Mediavilla MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 111
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 - 21010 Marilís Mediavilla MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 111
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 - 21011 Judith Villanueva Chavez MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 113
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 - 21012 Inmaculada Raneda-Cuartero MTWThF 10:30-11:20
LOW 102
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 - 21013 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 - 21014 T Th 09:30-11:20
LOW 118
aut SPAN 309: Salamanders And Graffiti: Julio Cortazar's Fantastic Nightmares

Explores short fiction and theoretical readings by Argentine writer Julio Cortazar (1914-1984), studied in the context of the Latin American new-narrative "boom" and fantastical literature. Key concepts include: urbanization, visibility, otherness, international modernity, and Argentine history. Additional topics of study include: classical mythology, Renaissance art, American jazz, and French "new wave" cinema. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330.

VLPA
A - 22604 Samuel Jaffee M W 13:30-14:50
LOW 115
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 - 21015 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 - 21016 Judith Villanueva Chavez MTWThF 10:30-11:20
MGH 291
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 - 21017 Judith Villanueva Chavez M W 11:30-13:20
LOW 217
aut SPAN 331: Themes In Mexican-American Studies

Examination of significant historical and cultural themes of the Mexican-American experience. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330, any of which may be taken concurrently.

I&S, VLPA
A - 21018 Lauro Flores T Th 11:30-13:20
SIG 227
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. Instructors: Raneda Offered: jointly with JSIS A 360.

I&S, VLPA
A - 21019 Inmaculada Raneda-Cuartero M W 13:30-15:20
MGH 287
aut SPAN 390: Supervised Study A - 21020 to be arranged -
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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 - 21021 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 - 21022 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 - 21023 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 - 21024 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 - 21025 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 441: Spanish Drama: 1600-1635

Spanish theatre of the seventeenth century, with emphasis on Lope de Vega. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321. Instructors: Gilbert

VLPA
A - 21030 Donald Gilbert-Santamaría M W 13:30-15:20
LOW 116
aut SPAN 462: Topics In Spanish Cultural Studies

Examines Spanish society and its cultural production. Major movements in the development of Spanish society and intellectual life as reflected in music, the visual arts, literature, etc. Specific topics vary. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 322. Instructors: Gomez-Bravo, Gilbert, Petersen

I&S, VLPA
A - 21031 Ana M. Gómez-Bravo (Raftery) T Th 09:30-11:20
SAV 139
aut SPAN 473: Latin American Fiction: Nineteenth Century

Study of prose fiction in Latin America in the nineteenth century. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321. Instructors: Albarran

VLPA
A - 22776 José Francisco Robles M W 11:30-13:20
EEB 031
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. Instructors: O' Hara

VLPA
A - 22728 Edgar O'Hara T Th 11:30-13:20
SAV 162
aut SPAN 490: Honors Seminar

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

VLPA Honors
A - 21033 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 499: Special Topics

Topics to meet special needs.

A - 21034 to be arranged -
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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 - 21035 Ana Fernández Dobao W
LOW
aut SPAN 596: Literary Problems: Twentieth Century A - 21036 Anthony Geist M 14:30-17:20
MGH 097
aut SPAN 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 21037 to be arranged -
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aut SPAN 610: Reading Credit For Graduate Exams

Reading preparation for MA and PhD exams.

A - 21038 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 700: Master's Thesis

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 21039 to be arranged -
* *
aut SPAN 800: Doctoral Dissertation

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 21040 to be arranged -
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