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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPN 385 - Studies in Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film

4 credits (Spring)

This course examines Spanish narrative and film from the 20th and 21st centuries to explore the development of a modern, global Spain. Topics discussed include Franco’s dictatorship, the democratic transition, human rights, and the place of cultural production in social movements for “historical memory.”  Conducted in Spanish.

In Spring 2022 this course will be traveling to Spain during either spring break or late May post-commencement. Students interested in this course will need to complete an application Fall 2021 in addition to doing the normal registration process. The application materials are available on GrinnellShare  Academics>Centers>Center for International Studies>. Students selected will be required to pay a $400 participation fee (most other required travel expenses will be covered). This fee will be added to the student tuition bill and is due by the first day of  classes. If payment of this fee causes you financial concern, please contact Megan Jones in the Financial Aid Office to discuss loan options to cover this additional cost for attendance.

Prerequisite: SPN 311 , SPN 312 , SPN 314 , SPN 315 , SPN 317 , or SPN-295 on literature.
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Application and instructor permission required.
Instructor: Phillips