Catalog Year: 2019-2020
Adjunct Teaching Staff Stockwell
The courses for this program are organized into the following categories:
An intensive language course that teaches the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. The course includes relevant cultural material. Intended for students whose first language is not English. This course is a credit-only course and enrollment is based on a placement exam.
This course provides a basic introduction to Japanese language and culture. In addition to developing basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, students explore aspects of the relationship between language and culture in Japanese society (etiquette and politeness, calligraphy, popular culture, etc). This course cannot be used to satisfy the LA language capacity requirement.
This class examines the existentialist trend in French theory and fiction. This course is taught in English and is cross-listed as FREN 202. Students enrolling in this course work entirely in English with the expectation that student knowledge of literary theory is at the second-year level.
A topics course on the Spanish language. This course can be repeated for additional credits as long as the section topics are different. Consult the online course schedule for information about the topics currently scheduled to be taught. Cross-listed as SPAN 390. Prerequisite: SPAN 210, or SPAN 220, or consent of instructor.
Students pursue in-depth exploration of a topic in literature that has been translated from its original language. The course, taught in one-hour weekly sessions, has a low faculty-to-student ratio (1:2 or 1:3) and stresses, writing, reading, peer critiquing, and oral presentation skills. It culminates in a group activity such as a field trip, student symposium, engaged-learning project, or gathering with other tutorial pairs.
This class examines the existentialist trend in French theory and fiction. This course is taught in English and is cross-listed as FREN 402. Students enrolling in this course work entirely in English with the expectation that student knowledge of literary theory is at the fourth-year level.
A topics course exploring an author, movement, or genre in depth. This course can be repeated for additional credits as long as the section topics are different Recent section topics include French Literature and Film, Women Writers of France, French Short Story. Readings may be done in translation. Consult the online course schedule for information about the topics currently scheduled to be taught. Cross-listed as FREN 460.
This course studies the various theories pertaining to the translation of literature. Cross-listed as FREN 461. Prerequisite: Students should have completed the LA language capacity requirement in any language.
This course studies the Spanish Civil War using films and texts set during this period. We study not only what happened in Spain from 1936-1939, but also the circumstances that led to the war and the long-term consequences of this conflict. Historical information from before, during and after the war as well as the ideologies of both sides as expressed in songs, anthems and propaganda are examined. Cross-Listed as SPAN 488
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