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SPAN350 Sacred Stories: Myths and Legends in Hispanic Culture (Advanced)

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 (Advanced)
Paper code SPAN350
Subject Spanish
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $886.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Prerequisite
18 200-level SPAN points or 54 points
Restriction
SPAN 250
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
tiffany.trotman@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Tiffany Trotman
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts and principles of culture, including the role of myths and legends in the development of cultural identity
  2. Generate insights into social, cultural and historical dimensions of cultural and subcultural groups within the Hispanic world
  3. Express self-awareness through critical reflections on the influence of myths and legends within your own culture
  4. Demonstrate an ability to acquire, organise, analyse and evaluate information, taking into consideration the principles of academic integrity
  5. Demonstrate an ability to critically analyse a broad range of cultural phenomenon through research, writing and small group discussion

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-16, 18-22
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 9-16, 18-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 9-16, 18-22

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 (Advanced)
Paper code SPAN350
Subject Spanish
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Prerequisite
18 200-level SPAN points or 54 points
Restriction
SPAN 250
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
tiffany.trotman@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Tiffany Trotman
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts and principles of culture, including the role of myths and legends in the development of cultural identity
  2. Generate insights into social, cultural and historical dimensions of cultural and subcultural groups within the Hispanic world
  3. Express self-awareness through critical reflections on the influence of myths and legends within your own culture
  4. Demonstrate an ability to acquire, organise, analyse and evaluate information, taking into consideration the principles of academic integrity
  5. Demonstrate an ability to critically analyse a broad range of cultural phenomenon through research, writing and small group discussion

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 17, 19-22
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 17-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 17-22