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SPAN341 Special Topic in Hispanic Studies

Are you interested in learning about polemical topics in the Latin American narrative? This paper discusses the phenomenon of machismo and its literary consequences for female characters; the discourses of sexuality in conservative societies; the sexual and racial diversity in the Latin American narrative; religious discourse; and the commercial and political implications of death.

Paper title Special Topic in Hispanic Studies
Paper code SPAN341
Subject Spanish
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $868.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Prerequisite
18 200-level SPAN points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
Suitable for undergraduate students interested in Latin American literature with previous experience. Texts and lectures will be in Spanish.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Convenor: Dr Adelso Y?ínez
Paper Structure
This paper is an analysis of various forms of narrative, from the early 20th century to the present day. Concepts such as intertextuality, enunciation, citation, communicative competence and subaltern studies will be used to discuss gender roles in the texts.
Textbooks
Y?ínez Leal, Adelso. Relaciones de poder en la literatura latinoamericana: muerte, sexualidad, racismo y violencia.Buenos Aires: BIBLOS, 2014

Readings as assigned on Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the most representative Latin American narrative writers published between 1937 and 2010
  • Identify significant literary techniques and themes within this corpus of texts
  • Demonstrate advanced communicative competence through reading, writing, speaking and listening in Spanish
  • Demonstrate an ability to reflect critically on readings
  • Undertake research and present a well-informed research essay
  • Demonstrate oral skills through a presentation in Spanish of their research topic

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Are you interested in learning about polemical topics in the Latin American narrative? This paper discusses the phenomenon of machismo and its literary consequences for female characters; the discourses of sexuality in conservative societies; the sexual and racial diversity in the Latin American narrative; religious discourse; and the commercial and political implications of death.

Paper title Special Topic in Hispanic Studies
Paper code SPAN341
Subject Spanish
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2019 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
18 200-level SPAN points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
Suitable for undergraduate students interested in Latin American literature with previous experience. Texts and lectures will be in Spanish.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Paper Convenor: Dr Adelso Yánez

Paper Structure
This paper is an analysis of various forms of narrative, from the early 20th century to the present day. Concepts such as intertextuality, enunciation, citation, communicative competence and subaltern studies will be used to discuss gender roles in the texts.
Textbooks

Yánez Leal, Adelso. Relaciones de poder en la literatura latinoamericana: muerte, sexualidad, racismo y violencia.Buenos Aires: BIBLOS, 2014

Readings as assigned on Blackboard.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the most representative Latin American narrative writers published between 1937 and 2010
  • Identify significant literary techniques and themes within this corpus of texts
  • Demonstrate advanced communicative competence through reading, writing, speaking and listening in Spanish
  • Demonstrate an ability to reflect critically on readings
  • Undertake research and present a well-informed research essay
  • Demonstrate oral skills through a presentation in Spanish of their research topic

^ Top of page

Timetable

Not offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard