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LTL622S Cultural Texts & Traditions

Lead Faculty: Dr. Robyn A. Hill

Course Description

Literary and cultural history and traditions of Spain and Latin America. Examination of historical, social, and political influences on Spanish and Latin American literary movements and cultures. Comparison of Spanish and Latin American cultural traditions, perspectives, products, and practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the major movements, genres, writers, and works in Spanish literature
  • Describe the historical, social, and cultural influences on Spanish literature, as well as the influences of literary movements on culture
  • Analyze and interpret Spanish literary and cultural texts, including an evaluation of the use of language in those texts
  • Identify the major movements, genres, writers, and works in Latin American literature
  • Describe the historical, social, and cultural influences on Latin American literature, as well as the influences of literary movements on culture
  • Analyze and interpret Latin American literary and cultural texts, including an evaluation of the use of language in those texts
  • Describe the various political, social, and economic influences on the development and evolution of Spanish culture
  • Identify significant individuals, key eras, and major historical events and developments within the Spanish culture
  • Explain how Spanish cultural perspectives exemplify their cultural practices and cultural products
  • Describe the various political, social, and economic influences on the development and evolution of Latin American cultures
  • Identify significant individuals, key eras, and major historical events and developments within Latin American cultures
  • Explain how Latin American cultural perspectives exemplify their cultural practices and cultural products