SPAN 190 5 - Through the Spanish Lens: Contemporary Spanish Society and Culture Through Cinema
Through the Spanish Lens: Contemporary Spanish Society and Culture Through Cinema
This Tutorial will give students the opportunity to explore Spanish society and culture through a number of Spanish movies from the 90s to the present. Students will learn about major historical developments, such as the Spanish Civil War, the Postwar and the Franco dictatorship period, and they will gain a deeper understanding of the complex meaning of Spanish democracy today. To this purpose, students will watch movies in the four official languages in Spain: Basque, Catalan, Spanish, and Galician, and class will be devoted to the discussion of topics that are relevant to Spanish history in the global context.
Special notes: All movies will have English subtitles. Students will be required to watch the movies outside of class. All movies will be available in the library, in course reserve.
Group III Humanities. Diversity.