SPAN 648 (01) - The Hispanic World Today

The Hispanic World Today

Durham   Liberal Arts > Spanish
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2018 - Full Term (08/27/2018 - 12/10/2018)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16706
Special Fees: $10.00
This course focuses on researching and discussing contemporary issues in Spain and/or Latin America while improving reading and oral performance. Primary sources include newspapers, resources from the internet, and/or archival materials. Prereq: SPAN 631 (or equivalent) or consent of instructor.
Section Comments: Hispanic World Today
Equivalent(s): SPAN 691, SPAN 692
Instructors: Scott Weintraub

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/27/2018 12/10/2018 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK 204
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The Hispanic World Today

Description and Structure of the Course: Through case studies drawn from recent social and political conflicts in the Hispanic world, students will engage in advanced practice in reading, speaking, and writing in Spanish. We will study the following five topics: 1) memory and human rights in post-dictatorship Chile, 2) Spanish responses to global terrorism, 3) hurricane response and relief in Puerto Rico, 4) justice and reconciliation in the Colombian peace process, and 5) violence and security at the U.S.-Mexico border.