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PORT 104: Elementary Brazilian Portuguese I (5 ) U
Five hours of class per week, plus supplementary work in language laboratory. Essentials of grammar, elementary syntax and composition, easy reading. Emphasis on conversation. LEC
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PORT 106: Elementary Brazilian Portuguese, Accelerated I (3 ) U
Three meetings weekly, plus supplementary work in language laboratory. Designed for students proficient in Spanish (or with previous work in Portuguese) to acquire proficiency in Portuguese more rapidly. Covers the same material as PORT 104. Prerequisite: SPAN 216 or equivalent. LEC
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PORT 108: Elementary Brazilian Portuguese II (5 ) U
Five hours of class per week plus supplementary work in language laboratory. A continuation of PORT 104. Prerequisite: PORT 104. LEC
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PORT 110: Elementary Brazilian Portuguese, Accelerated II (3 ) U
A continuation of PORT 106. Prerequisite: PORT 106. LEC
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PORT 177: First Year Seminar: _____ (3 ) U
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in Portuguese. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC
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PORT 212: Intermediate Brazilian Portuguese I (3 ) U
A review of Brazilian Portuguese grammar, with practice in reading, composition, and conversation through the study and discussion of Brazilian prose selections. Prerequisite: PORT 108 or PORT 110. LEC
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PORT 216: Intermediate Brazilian Portuguese II (3 ) U
A continuation of PORT 212. Prerequisite: PORT 212. LEC
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PORT 220: Intensive Intermediate Brazilian Portuguese (3-6 ) U
Five hours of class and an additional hour in the language laboratory. The course is designed for students who began the study of Portuguese in PORT 106 and PORT 110, and for superior students in PORT 104 and PORT 108. The material covered is the same as in PORT 212 and PORT 216. Prerequisite: PORT 110, PORT 108 with a grade of A or B, or consent of instructor. Open only to members of the Summer Language Institute in Vitoria-Vila Velha, Brazil. LEC
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PORT 300: Brazilian Culture (3 ) HT H
Prehistoric and colonial Portuguese origins of Brazil and its independent development in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Key aspects of economic, political, and social factors; special attention to intellectual history. Readings in English. LEC
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PORT 320: Introduction to Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures (3 ) H/W
A more advanced reading course serving as an introduction to the study of Luso-Brazilian literature, with discussion in Portuguese of the material read. Prerequisite: A fourth semester course in Portuguese or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 340: Textual Analysis and Critical Reading (3 ) HL H
Introduction to Brazilian cultural and literary studies. Critical readings and interpretation of Brazilian cultural expressions with emphasis on acquiring the skills and vocabulary for discussing and writing critical analyses. Conducted in Portuguese. Not open to students who have taken PORT 540. Prerequisite: Grade of A or B in PORT 216 or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 347: Brazilian Studies: _____ (3 ) H
A topics course dedicated to the study of special historical moments, topics, authors, or themes in literary and cultural history. The course may cover multiple genres and periods. Course conducted in Portuguese and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Not open to students who have taken PORT 547. Prerequisite: PORT 216 or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 348: Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture for Business (3 ) H
Cultural studies approach to contemporary Brazilian society for students interested in business. Explores how Brazilians negotiate their place in a global cultural context and how they perceive business (negocios). Readings include selections from literature, history, journalism, social analysis, and popular culture. Exercises help English speakers develop analytical skills as well as vocabulary and communication skills related to business and professional life in Brazil. Conducted in Portuguese. Not open to students who have taken PORT 548. Prerequisite: PORT 216 or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 365: Studies in Brazilian Film: _____ (3 ) H
A theoretical and historical approach to Brazilian film with particular attention to thematic concerns, such as cultural and national identity, and of literary discourse. Given in Portuguese or English. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. Students will be expected to attend film screenings in addition to regular class meetings. Not open to students who have taken PORT 565. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 388: Intermediate Brazilian Portuguese Conversation (1 ) U
Two recitations weekly. Prerequisite: PORT 104 or PORT 106. LEC
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PORT 394: Special Readings in Brazilian Studies (1-3 ) H
Direct readings in (a) fields not covered by student's course work, and/or (b) field of student's special interest approved by the department. May be repeated for credit if content varies. Prerequisite: PORT 216 and three-hours upper-division credit in Portuguese, or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 471: Studies in Brazilian Culture and Civilization: _____ (1-3 ) H
A study of Brazilian culture with emphasis on one or more of the following aspects: history, politics, ethnology, anthropology, religious and secular traditions, issues of cultural identity, music, art, architecture, and popular culture. Available only to study-abroad participants. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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PORT 475: Studies in Brazilian Literature: _____ (1-3 ) H
A study of the literature of a particular author, group of authors, period, genre, region, or theme. Available only to study-abroad participants. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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PORT 488: Advanced Brazilian Portuguese Conversation (1 ) U
Two recitations weekly. More advanced than PORT 388. Prerequisite: PORT 108, PORT 110, or PORT 388. LEC
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PORT 490: Intensive Advanced Portuguese (3-6 ) H/W
Advanced composition, conversation, and stylistics, plus an introduction to Brazilian culture. Offered only during the Summer Language Institute in Brazil. Prerequisite: Four semesters of Portuguese, or consent of instructor. Open only to members of the Summer Language Institute in Vitoria-Vila Velha, Brazil. LEC
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PORT 509: Portuguese Phonetics and Phonology (3 ) H/W
A study of the phonology of the carioca (Rio de Janeiro) dialect of Brazilian Portuguese, and an introduction to other major Brazilian and Portuguese dialects. Prerequisite: Nine hours of Portuguese, or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 540: Textual Analysis and Critical Reading (3 ) HL H
A more intensive treatment of the content of PORT 340. Not open to students who have taken PORT 340. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 547: Brazilian Studies: _____ (3 ) H
A more intensive treatment of the content of PORT 347. Not open to students who have taken PORT 347. Prerequisite: PORT 216 or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 548: Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture for Business (3 ) H
A more intensive treatment of the content of PORT 348. Not open to students who have taken PORT 348. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 560: Survey of Portuguese Literature (3 ) H/W
Emphasis on Gil Vicente, Camoes, Eca de Queiroz, and Fernando Pessoa. Prerequisite: A fourth semester course in Portuguese or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 565: Studies in Brazilian Film: _____ (3 ) H
A more intensive treatment of the content of PORT 365. Not open to students who have taken PORT 365. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 611: Accelerated Basic Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (3 ) U
Contrastive phonological and morphological analysis of standard Spanish and the major dialect of Brazilian Portuguese, followed by a presentation of major grammatical and phonological stumbling blocks for Spanish speakers. Drills on grammar, syntax, and pronunciation emphasize those areas in which Brazilian Portuguese differs most significantly from Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate student status in Spanish. Undergraduates in Spanish may be admitted with consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 612: Accelerated Basic Portuguese for Spanish Speakers II (3 ) U
A continuation of PORT 611, with special emphasis on reading and writing skills. Prerequisite: PORT 611. LEC
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PORT 740: Survey of Brazilian Literature (3 )
A survey of Brazilian literature from 1500 to present. Prerequisite: A fourth semester course in Portuguese or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 742: The Brazilian Novel (3 )
The development of the novel in Brazil and analysis of representative works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Prerequisite: A fourth semester course in Portuguese or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 746: The Brazilian Short Story (3 )
The development of the short story in Brazil and analysis of representative works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Prerequisite: A fourth semester course in Portuguese or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 750: Brazilian Poetry (3 )
A study of the principal movements and an analysis of representative works from the colonial period to the present. Emphasis on modernists and post-modernists. Prerequisite: A fourth semester course in Portuguese or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 760: Contemporary Brazilian Literature (3 )
A survey of Brazilian cultural expressions and literature in the Twentieth Century. Conducted in Portuguese. Prerequisite: PORT 216 or consent of instructor. LEC
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PORT 780: Special Readings in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature (1-3 )
May be taken more than once; total credit not to exceed five hours. Directed private readings with conferences with instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of department. RSH
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PORT 785: Special Topics in Brazilian Cultural and Literary Studies: _____ (3 )
Topics vary by semester. The course may be taken more than once, with full credit, provided there is no duplication in the material covered. Conducted in Portuguese. LEC
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SPAN 100: Spanish Reading Course (3 ) U
A special course for candidates for advanced degrees designed to aid them in obtaining a reading knowledge of Spanish. Intensive study of the fundamentals of grammar, proceeding to the reading of material of medium difficulty. Open to graduate students and to seniors who are applying for entrance to a graduate school. The course does not satisfy any part of the undergraduate language requirement. This course is primarily for graduate students who are fulfilling their language requirement(s) for advanced degrees. LEC
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SPAN 104: Elementary Spanish I (5 ) U
For beginning students of Spanish. Not open to students who have had any previous study of Spanish. Active preparation and participation required. Classes conducted in Spanish. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Offered in fall semester. LEC
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SPAN 107: Elementary Spanish Conversation (1-4 ) U
Activities to improve elementary level conversation skills. Does not fulfill any portion of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences foreign language requirement. Available only to study abroad participants. LEC
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SPAN 108: Elementary Spanish II (5 ) U
Only for students who have completed SPAN 104 at the University of Kansas. This course prepares students for Intermediate level study of Spanish. Active preparation and participation is required. Classes conducted in Spanish. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Offered in spring semester. Prerequisite: SPAN 104. LEC
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SPAN 111: Intensive Elementary Spanish (5 ) U
For students who have had some previous study of Spanish, but who do not place into the Intermediate level. This course prepares students for Intermediate level study of Spanish. Active preparation and participation required. Classes conducted in Spanish. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisite: At least one previous high school or college course in Spanish. LEC
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SPAN 170: Hispanic Language, Culture and Civilization I-A: _____ (1-3 ) U
For students in their first year of language study or the equivalent. An intensive orientation to the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Includes elements of grammar, conversation, and composition. Available only to study abroad participants. Will not count toward the Spanish major nor the language requirement. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 171: Hispanic Language, Culture and Civilization I-B: _____ (1-3 ) U
A continuation of SPAN 170. For students in their first year of language study or the equivalent. An intensive orientation of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Includes elements of grammar, conversation, and composition. Available only to study abroad participants. Will not count toward the Spanish major nor the language requirement. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 177: First Year Seminar: _____ (3 ) HL
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, organized around current issues in spanish. May not contribute to major requirements in spanish. First year seminar topics are coordinated and approved through the Office of First Year Experiences. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC
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SPAN 212: Intermediate Spanish I (3 ) U
A fully integrated content-based and form-focused approach to intermediate-level Spanish. Students process and practice a wide range of vocabulary and grammatical structures in order to complete tasks that promote critical exploration of the Spanish-speaking world and the development of listening, reading, speaking, writing, and intercultural competencies. Classes conducted in Spanish. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 108 or SPAN 111 or placement. See departmental guidelines. LEC
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SPAN 213: Honors Intermediate Spanish I (3 ) U
Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 108 or SPAN 111 with grade of A, or permission of the department LEC
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SPAN 216: Intermediate Spanish II (3 ) U
A continuation of SPAN 212. A fully integrated content-based and form-focused approach to intermediate-level Spanish. Students process and practice a wide range of vocabulary and grammatical structures in order to complete tasks that promote critical exploration of the Spanish-speaking world and the development of listening, reading, speaking, writing, and intercultural competencies. Emphasis on process writing. Classes conducted in Spanish. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 212 or placement. LEC
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SPAN 217: Honors Intermediate Spanish II (3 ) U
Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 212 or SPAN 213 with a grade of A, or permission of the department. LEC
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SPAN 220: Intensive Intermediate Spanish (6 ) U
This course is designed for students who would like to acquire proficiency in Spanish more rapidly. The material covered in the course is the same as in SPAN 212 and 216. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Available only to study abroad participants in KU's Summer Language Institute in Barcelona, Spain. Prerequisite: SPAN 108 or SPAN 111, with a grade of A or B. LEC
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SPAN 270: Hispanic Language, Culture and Civilization II-A: _____ (1-3 ) U
For students in their second year of language study or the equivalent. An intensive orientation to the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Includes elements of grammar, conversation, and composition. Available only to study abroad participants. Will not count toward the Spanish major nor the language requirement. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 271: Hispanic Language, Culture and Civilization II-B: _____ (1-3 ) U
A continuation of SPAN 270. For students in their second year of language study or the equivalent. An intensive orientation to the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Includes elements of grammar, conversation, and composition. Available only to study abroad participants. Will not count toward the Spanish major nor the language requirement. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 300: Developments in Hispanic Cultures (3 ) HL H
The development of social and cultural patterns in the Spanish-speaking world, including the intersection of those patterns with issues related to politics, economics and/or personal values. Assigned readings may be in English or in Spanish. Does not count toward the Spanish major. Prerequisite: SPAN 108, SPAN 109, or SPAN 111; or two years of high school Spanish. LEC
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SPAN 302: The Spanish Inquisition (3 ) H
A broad historical study of the Spanish Inquisition from 1478 to its afterlife in modern culture, including its use in political debates and its depiction in popular culture. Topics include anti-Semitism, the nature of the inquisitorial investigation, the use of torture, censorship and the relationship between the Inquisition, the Spanish monarchy and other religious and lay authorities. Taught in English. Will not count toward the Spanish major. (Same as HIST 325.) LEC
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SPAN 322: Spanish Grammar: Form and Meaning in Context (3 ) U
Analysis of the most important morphological and syntactic phenomena with an emphasis on their form and function through a review of salient grammatical points in preparation for advanced work in Spanish. Recommended for students who have completed Spanish 216, 217, or 220 with a grade of C or higher, or placement through examination. Course does not count toward the Major. Prerequisite: Four semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent. Students who have taken Spanish 324 may take this course with the permission of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 323: Spanish Composition and Cultural Analysis (3 ) U
Systematic review of writing in Spanish, intensive study of vocabulary and stylistics for formal written communication, and development of essential writing and analytical skills for advanced courses in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 216, or SPAN 217, or SPAN 220, or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 324: Grammar and Composition (3 ) U
Systematic grammar review and development of essential writing skills for advanced courses in Spanish. Concurrent enrollment in SPAN 328 required. Recommended for students with a grade of B or better in SPAN 216, SPAN 217, or SPAN 220. Prerequisite: SPAN 216 or SPAN 217 with a grade of "C" or higher, or SPAN 220, or SPAN 322, or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 326: Spanish for Health Care Workers (3 )
This course is designed to provide students with the linguistic and cultural competencies necessary to communicate with and help treat Spanish speaking patients with limited English proficiency. Includes a general review of pertinent grammar, specific vocabulary groups relating to assessment and care of patients, vocabulary to establish rapport, and discussions leading to cultural competencies. Not open to students who have completed SPAN 424 or above. Prerequisite: Completion of Spanish 216 with a grade of C or better. LEC
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SPAN 328: Intermediate Spanish Conversation (2 ) U
Conversational reinforcement of topics presented in SPAN 324 with an emphasis on oral communication skills in a cultural context. Concurrent enrollment in SPAN 324 required. Two class meetings per week. Not available to study abroad participants. Prerequisite: SPAN 216 or SPAN 217 with a grade of C or higher; or SPAN 220; or SPAN 322; or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 329: Intermediate Spanish Conversation II (1 ) U
Two class meetings per week. Continuation of SPAN 328. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 328 or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 330: Service Learning Internship Spanish I (3 ) U
An opportunity for students to utilize and improve their Spanish language skills in an internship or volunteer work in business, schools, government, hospitals, churches, and various types of service organizations. Students must have approval of instructor to register and must provide written confirmation of acceptance for volunteer work in an agency that provides service to a Spanish-speaking public before the course begins. Periodic supervisor evaluations and a reflection journal in Spanish are required, in addition to other materials requested by the instructor. Class format may be an independent internship taken for variable credit under instructor supervision. Will not count toward Spanish major. Prerequisite: Students must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of Spanish in courses at the 200-level or above, and completion of SPAN 324 with a grade of B or better. LEC
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SPAN 340: Textual Analysis and Critical Reading (3 ) HL H/W
Critical readings and interpretation of Hispanic literatures, with emphasis on acquiring the skills and vocabulary necessary for discussing and writing literary analyses. Prerequisite: SPAN 323 or SPAN 324, or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 346: Transatlantic Hispanic Cultures (3 ) H
This course offers an introductory overview of Hispanic cultures, focusing on the political, economic, social, linguistic, and artistic development that shaped the historical and cultural bonds between Latin America and Spain. Enhances the cultural competence acquired in previous Spanish classes and prepare students for upper-level work in the major. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Span 324. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 324 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. Not open to students who have already taken SPAN 370, SPAN 371, SPAN 446, SPAN 447, SPAN 470, or SPAN 471. LEC
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SPAN 370: Hispanic Language, Culture and Civilization III-A: _____ (1-3 ) U
An intensive orientation to the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Also includes elements of grammar, conversation, and composition. Available only to study-abroad participants. Will not count toward the Spanish major. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 371: Hispanic Language, Culture and Civilization III-B: _____ (1-3 ) U
A continuation of SPAN 370. An intensive orientation to the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Also includes elements of grammar, conversation, and composition. Available only to study abroad participants. Will not count toward the Spanish major. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 390: Interpretation of Hispanic Literature (3 ) H
A study of selected works in literary theory that are pertinent to the field of Hispanism and of selected problems in literary interpretation and comparative literature methodology, designed to examine and apply systematically basic critical principles and approaches to the field of Hispanic literature. Discussion of these approaches is related to the previous study of literature and deepened through individual papers written by participants and presented to the group. Does not count toward the major in Spanish. Prerequisite: Completion of one junior-senior course in a language and literature department. LEC
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SPAN 424: Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar (3 ) H/W
Extensive practice in writing, with attention to vocabulary, grammar usage, and discourse structure. Thorough review of syntax and grammar. Conducted in Spanish. Concurrent enrollment in SPAN 428 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 428: Advanced Spanish Conversation (2 ) U
Emphasis on developing fluid expression of opinions, ideas, and points of view through discussion of selected texts and cultural materials. Two class meetings per week. Concurrent enrollment in SPAN 424 recommended. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of C or higher in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 429: Spanish Phonetics (3 ) H/W
An analytical and practical study of contemporary Spanish phonetics. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and SPAN 428, or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 440: Hispanic Studies: _____ (3 ) H/W
A topics course dedicated to the study of special historical moments, topics, authors, or themes in literary and cultural history. Readings may include selections from both Spain and the countries of Spanish America. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, or regions. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 441: Special Topics in Spanish Literature and Culture: _____ (1-3 ) H
A topics course dedicated to the study of special historical moments, topics, authors, or themes in Spanish literary and cultural history. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, or regions. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. This course may be used to partially or fully fulfill 400-level peninsular Spanish literature requirement. Prerequisite: SPAN 340. LEC
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SPAN 442: Special Topics Latin American Literature and Cultures: _____ (1-3 ) H
A topics course dedicated to the study of special historical moments, topics, authors, or themes in Latin American literary and cultural history. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, or regions. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. This course may be used to partially or fully fulfill 400-level peninsular Latin American literature requirement. Prerequisite: SPAN 340. LEC
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SPAN 446: Spanish Culture (3 ) H/W
A study of the development of Spanish culture with particular emphasis on history, customs and traditions, and literary trends and artistic tendencies that constitute Spain's specific contribution to Western civilization. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 447: Latin American Cultures: _____ (3 ) H/W
The description and interpretation of Latin American cultures, with particular attention to history, ethnology, folklore, and the arts. The course may focus on particular countries or geographical areas. Conducted in Spanish. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 448: Spanish Language and Culture for Business (3 ) H
Cultural studies approach to contemporary Spanish American societies for students with an interest in business. Explores how individuals from Spanish American countries negotiate their place in a new cultural context, and how different groups in Spanish America perceive business (negocios). Readings include selections from literature, history, journalism, social analysis, and popular culture. Exercises help non-native speakers develop analytical skills as well as vocabulary and communication skills related to international business and professional life. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 323 or SPAN 324, or consent of instructor. LEC
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SPAN 450: Medieval Spanish Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of Spanish literature and culture to 1500. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 451: Early Modern Spanish Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of Spanish literature and culture from 1500 to 1800. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 452: Nineteenth Century Spanish Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of the literature and culture of Spain of the 1800s. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 453: Twentieth Century Spanish Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of the literature and culture of Spain from 1900 to the present. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 460: Colonial Spanish-American Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of Spanish-American literature and culture from the Conquest to Independence, organized by topic. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 461: Nineteenth Century Spanish-American Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of Spanish-American literature and culture from Independence to 1900, organized by topic. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 462: Twentieth Century Spanish-American Studies: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of Spanish-American literature and culture from 1900 to the present, organized by topic. The course may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 463: National Traditions in Spanish America: _____ (3 ) H
Reading and analysis of Spanish-American literature and cultural history from the perspective of a selected nation or nations. The course explores the role of literature and cultural expression in constructing the modern nation and local traditions. Readings may cover selections from multiple genres, authors, and periods. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of "C" or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 464: Reading and Analysis of U.S. Latino/a Literatures: _____ (3 ) H
The course covers multiple genres, authors, periods, regions, or topics. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor. A grade of C or better in SPAN 340 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. LEC
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SPAN 470: Studies in Spanish Culture and Civilization: _____ (1-3 ) H
A study of Spanish culture with emphasis on one or more of the following aspects: history, politics, ethnology, anthropology, religious and secular traditions, issues of cultural identity, music, art, architecture, and popular culture. Available only to study-abroad participants. Maybe repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 471: Studies in Spanish-American Culture and Civilization: _____ (1-3 ) H
A study of Spanish American national or regional culture with emphasis on one or more of the following aspects: history, politics, ethnology, anthropology, religious and secular traditions, issues of cultural identity, music, art, architecture, and popular culture. Available only to study-abroad participants. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 474: Studies in Spanish Literature and Culture: _____ (1-3 ) H
A study of the literature and cultural production of a particular author, group of authors, period, genre, region, or theme. Available only to study-abroad participants. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 475: Studies in Latin-American Literature and Culture: _____ (1-3 ) H
A study of the literature and cultural production of a particular author, group of authors, period, genre, country, region, or theme. Available only to study-abroad participants. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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SPAN 494: Special Readings in Spanish (1-3 ) H/W
Directed reading in (a) fields not covered by student's course work, and/or (b) field of student's special interest approved by the department. Conferences. May be repeated for credit if content varies. Prerequisite: Twenty-five hours of Spanish. IND
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SPAN 496: Honors in Spanish (3 ) H/W
Honors seminar. May be repeated for credit. Required of all students working for a degree with honors in Spanish. IND
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SPAN 500: Hispanic Literature in Translation: _____ (3 ) H
A study of the literature in English translation of a particular author, period, genre, country, region, or theme. Discussion in English and frequent critical papers. May be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Will not count toward the Spanish major. Prerequisite: Completion of one junior-senior level literature course in any language. LEC
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SPAN 520: Structure of Spanish (3 ) H/W
A study of the Spanish language as it is spoken today, from perspectives of contemporary linguistics. Reading and analysis of recent publications in the field. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and SPAN 428, or consent of the instructor. LEC
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SPAN 522: Advanced Studies in Spanish Language: _____ (3 ) H/W
Extensive language analysis and practice on one topic such as stylistics, translation, conversation/spoken discourse, or creative writing. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and SPAN 428, or consent of the instructor. LEC
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SPAN 540: Colloquium on Hispanic Studies: _____ (3 ) H
An advanced course dedicated to the critical study of special historical moments, topics, authors or themes in literary and cultural history. This course is designed to provide sophistication, focus, and analytical depth in literary and cultural study through exploration of secondary sources as well as theoretical material. Reading may include selections from both Spain and the countries of Spanish America and may cover multiple genres, authors, periods, or regions. Course conducted in Spanish and may be repeated for credit as the topic varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and six hours of 400-level Spanish literature courses. LEC
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SPAN 550: Colloquium on Spanish Film (3 ) H
A theoretical and historical exploration of Spanish cinema with particular attention devoted to the films of Berlanga, Bunuel, Gutierrez Aragon, Saura, Erice, and Almodovar. Students will be expected to attend film screenings in addition to regular class meetings. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and six hours of 400-level Spanish literature courses. LEC
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SPAN 560: Colloquium on Latin American Film (3 ) H
An overview of Latin American cinema from its origins to the present with particular attention to thematic concerns, such as cultural and national identity, and of literary discourse. Students will be expected to attend film screenings in addition to regular class meetings. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and six hours of 400-level Spanish literature courses. LEC
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SPAN 566: Latin American Folklore (3 ) H
An examination of Latin American folk traditions, the ways they are used to give meaning to life and to define local and national identity. Folk literature, songs, music, dance, foods, fiestas, and material culture are looked at in the light of current folklore theory. Lectures and discussion are in English, some readings may be in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and six hours of 400-level Spanish courses. LEC
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SPAN 568: Spanish Ballads (3 ) H/W
A study of the various types of ballads; traditional, artistic, and popular. Prerequisite: A survey of Spanish literature through the Golden Age. LEC
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SPAN 570: Studies in Hispanic Linguistics: _____ (3 ) U
Theoretical and applied analysis of one or more of the following components of the Spanish language: phonology/phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics. May be repeated for credit if content varies. Prerequisite: SPAN 424 and SPAN 428. LEC
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SPAN 681: Language Teaching for Oral Proficiency (1 ) U
A summer course designed principally for secondary school language teachers. Provides an orientation to proficiency-based models in foreign language instruction, national standards in the rating of foreign language proficiency, and curriculum development sessions which address issues of articulation in foreign language curricula. (Not applicable toward a major or graduate degree in Spanish.) (Same as FREN 681 and GERM 681.) LEC
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Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Stuart Day, Chair
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
Rosalea Postma-Carttar and Amy Rossomondo, Co-Directors, Spanish Language Instruction
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Rob Bayliss, Chair, Undergraduate Studies
785-864-3851
rbayliss@ku.edu

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Jonathan Mayhew, Chair, Graduate Studies
785-864-0287
jmayhew@ku.edu
Jorge Pérez, Graduate Student Admissions
785-864-3851
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