SPN 3131: US Hispanic & Latinx Cultures (2023-2024)

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This course will examine the rich diversity of Spanish-speaking cultures within the US. Heritage Spanish and advanced students of the Spanish language will learn about the history, the cultures, and the linguistic diversity of spoken Spanish. Through the study of literary works, readings, podcasts, and films, students will be invited to discuss and analyze contemporary cultural and socio-political issues facing Hispanic and Latinx communities. Part of the coursework will involve service learning with non-profit groups like Casa Latina or outreach to a Spanish-speaking church group. Typically offered: Spring, Alternate Years. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Spring 41541 5 Vilma Illanes
1:00PM-2:20 PM
Otto Miller Hall 227
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Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Honors Course, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term

SPN 2101 can be taken concurrently: C- or better