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An examination of myths that have defined Hispanic culture, through the study of literature, film and the visual arts.
Tales of discovery, myths of creation and sacred places, legends of invaders, heroes and the female divine: this paper explores all of these in the context of Hispanic culture.
|Paper title||Sacred Stories: Myths and Legends in Hispanic Culture|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 18 100-level SPAN points or 36 points
- SPAN 350
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Teaching staff
- Associate Professor Tiffany Trotman
- Course Reader
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global Perspective, Interdisciplinary Perspective, Cultural Understanding, Scholarship,
Environmental Literacy, Ethics, Lifelong learning, Research, Critical Thinking, Communication,
Information Literacy, Self-Motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts and principles of culture, including the role of myths and legends in the development of cultural identity
- Generate insights into social, cultural and historical dimensions of cultural and subcultural groups within the Hispanic world
- Express self-awareness through critical reflections on the influence of myths and legends within your own culture
- Demonstrate an ability to acquire, organise, analyse and evaluate information, taking into consideration the principles of academic integrity
- Demonstrate an ability to critically analyse a broad range of cultural phenomenon through research, writing and small group discussion