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SPAN 3006 - Latin American Literature and Society

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: SPAN 2102
Assumed Knowledge: Working oral & written knowledge of the Spanish language
Assessment: Participation 10%, Oral exchange 20%, Mid-term test 20%, 3000 word Essay 50%
Syllabus:

This course builds on the knowledge and skills students have acquired in the culture courses taught at second-year level. The main emphasis of this course will be on the reading and analysis of representative works of literature produced in Latin America in the 20th Century. Some of the authors to be included for study and analysis are Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jorge Luis Borges, Alejo Carpentier and Gioconda Belli. Reading literary material and reporting back to the class in oral form will be the key activity for students in this course. Students will be also introduced in full to the specific and most effective ways of conducting research on Hispanic literatures. Lectures and seminars will be conducted in Spanish and students will be expected to actively contribute to discussions in the Spanish language.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11848 LE01 30 17 6 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
1 May - 12 Jun Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11849 SE02 15 2 6 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Hughes, 323, Teaching Room
1 May - 12 Jun Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Hughes, 323, Teaching Room