SPAN 450R

Early Spanish-American Literature

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Indigenous literature (Maya, Nahuatl, etc.) and other texts written in Spanish Colonial America through eighteenth century.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Apply theoretical approaches

Learning Outcome

Apply a variety of analytical and theoretical approaches to the study of early Spanish American writings as literature and as a reflection of the early cultures of the Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas.

Title

Demonstrate textual knowledge

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a strong knowledge of a broad range of the important literary and historical texts of the early Spanish American period and of the historical and cultural contexts in which they were produced.

Title

Critically analyze literature

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate an ability to critically analyze early Spanish American literature through insightful in-class participation, oral presentations, and written assignments.

Title

Critically analyze literature

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate an ability to critically analyze early pre-Columbian literature through insightful in-class participation, oral presentations, and written assignments.