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The French language and French-speaking cultures. Open only to students who have fewer than two units of high school French. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. 
A continuation of Elementary French. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension.  Does not count for students with credit in FREN 1110 
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the French language for students with some background of high school French. Does not count for students with credit in FREN 1002
Speaking, listening, reading, and writing French at the intermediate level. Pronunciation, conversation, grammar review, reading of texts and compositions. Not open to native speakers. Not open to students with credit in FREN 2001E.
Speaking, listening, reading, and writing French at the intermediate level. Pronunciation, conversation, grammar review, reading of texts and compositions. Not open to native speakers. This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions, and student works are managed online…
Continuation of the basic curriculum of Intermediate French, with an emphasis on strengthening the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills of the intermediate student. Pronunciation, conversation, grammar review, reading of texts and compositions. Not open to native speakers. Not open to…
Emphasis is on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions, under the direction of the French Resident Language Coordinator. Given in French, in the University Language Community.
Course covers materials studied in Intermediate French. Emphasis on advanced readings and grammar review. Also prepares students to enter Culture and Communication I & II, Texts and Contexts, and Introduction to French Linguistics. Not open to native speakers. Not open to students with credit…
Grammar, idioms, and vocabulary; practice in translating moderately difficult technical and non-technical French. Intended to assist graduate students to satisfy reading knowledge requirement but does not carry graduate credit. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement. Not open…
Grammar, idioms, and vocabulary. Practice in translating moderately difficult technical and non-technical French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 2500 This course will be taught 95% or more online. Intended to assist graduate students to satisfy reading knowledge requirement, but does not…
Emphasizes conversational skills, reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Not open to native speakers. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement. Open only to students with two years' study in another Romance Language.
This course will cover various cultural manifestations of French or Francophone civilization in their immediate historical context. The course will cover a significant period of history, and examine the salient cultural features of that moment. Given in English.
Sharpen skills in speaking, reading, and writing French, while building cross-cultural competence for travel, study, and work abroad. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3010H
Sharpen skills in speaking, reading, and writing French, while building cross cultural competence for travel, study, and work abroad. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3010
Refine skills in speaking, reading, and writing French, while building cross-cultural competence for travel, study, and work abroad. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3020H
Refine skills in speaking, reading, and writing French, while building cross-cultural competence for travel, study, and work abroad. Taught in French. Offered every year.
Discover and debate literature, media, and art from the French-speaking world while building fluency in the French language. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3030H, FREN 3030E
Discover and debate literature, media, and art from the French-speaking world while building fluency in the French language. Taught in French.  Not open to students with credit in FREN 3030, FREN 3030H This course will be taught 95% or more online. Lectures, discussions, assignments, and student…
Discover and debate literature, media, and art from the the French-speaking world, while building fluency in the French language. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3030, FREN 3030E
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media, game studies, and digital humanities. Course given in French. Nontraditional Format:This…
Explore selected themes in French and Francophone culture, history, society, politics, media, and art. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3080E
Explore selected themes in French and Francophone culture, history, society, politics, media, and art. Taught in French. Not open to students with credit in FREN 3080 This course will be taught 95% or more online. Lectures, discussions, assignments, and student works are managed online, according…
The field of French linguistics, emphasizing such topics as the internal and external history of French; the sounds, forms, and vocabulary of modern French; and the linguistic variation within France and the French-speaking world. Offered every year.  Students of French benefit greatly from taking…
French business and its environment. Topics will include the creation of a business, banking, economic geography, interviewing, letter writing, advertising, communications, import-export, politics, and the European Union. Given in French. Business students should check with their advisor for…
Students will apply their French to the professional situations in international affairs by engaging in authentic tasks that promote accountability, delegation, and division of work. In addition to familiarizing students with international affairs in francophone contexts, the course will cultivate…
Explore the literature and culture of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern France. Topics may include feudalism, Christian-Muslim relations, courtly culture, the rise of the nation-state, Renaissance humanism, absolute monarchy, colonialism, gender dynamics, art and architechture. Taught in…
Study snapshots of French culture from the centuries before and after the French Revolution to explore moments of upheaval and the forming of new intellectual, economic, aesthetic, and political enterprises. Taught in French. Fall 2022 Course description
Explore major works of French-speaking cultures from the eve of WWI to decolonization and the independence of former colonies, from Metropolitan France to the Caribbean, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Taught in French.
Topics in French and Francophone studies: themes, movements, problems, artistic and cultural manifestations and their relationship to literary and intellectual developments. Topics can cover individual periods or several centuries, depending on instructor. Given in French. Fall 2022 with Dr. Bell (…
This is a course whose content changes each time it is taught; it is a split-level course where both undergraduates and graduate students are present. Past topics have included "Word and Image in French Literature" and "The Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century French Fiction." FALL 2022: Lingua franca…
French business and its environment. Topics might include creation of a business, banking, economic geography, interviewing, letter writing, advertising, communications, import-export, politics, the European Union. Given in French. Business students should check with their advisor for prerequisites…
Introduction to various Francophone regions of the world through the study of film and literature.
Topics in French and Francophone studies; themes, movements, problems, artistic and cultural manifestations, and their relationship to literary and intellectual developments. Topics can cover individual periods or several centuries. Given in English. Not open to students with credit in FREN 4180I
Topics in French and Francophone studies; themes, movements, problems, artistic and cultural manifestations, and their relationship to literary and intellectual developments. Topics can cover individual periods or several centuries. Given in English. Students do appropriate assignments in French.…
Designed for students with significant experience in French, this course will provide firsthand experience working in a French business. Students will work using their language and culture skills while performing tasks in one of several organizations. In order to complete the course successfully,…
Significant developments in the language, literature, and civilization of France from the eleventh through the fifteenth centuries. Discussions will consider writers and genres, linguistic theory, popular culture, and the arts with special attention to historical, social, and political context.…
Significant developments in the language, literature, and civilization of France during the Renaissance and Reformation. Discussions will consider writers and genres, linguistic theory, popular culture, and the arts with special attention to the historical, social, and political context. Given in…
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on the literary, storytelling, and poetry, including electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media and game studies. Course given in French.…
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on the literary, storytelling and poetry, including electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media and game studies. Course given in French.…
The French sound system in theory and practice. How French sounds are formed and how they reflect social class and geographical origin. Work on pronunciation in class and the language laboratory. Given in French.
The syntax of modern French through readings in descriptive analysis and examples of literary texts to see how word order contributes to meaning. Particular emphasis on levels of style and reflections of social class. Frequent compositions required. Given in French.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. Nontraditional Format:This…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. Nontraditional Format: These…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. Nontraditional Format:These…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or…
This is a course whose content changes each time it is taught; it is a split-level course where both undergraduates and graduate students are present. Past topics have included "Word and Image in French Literature" and "The Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century French Fiction." FALL 2022: Lingua franca…
The major areas of the Francophone world: North America, Antilles, Africa, Maghreb, and Indian Ocean. Literary works will be examined in their linguistic and cultural contexts.
Significant developments in the language, literature, and civilization of France from the eleventh through the fifteenth centuries. Discussions will consider writers and genres, linguistic theory, popular culture, and the arts with special attention to historical, social, and political context.…
Significant developments in the language, literature, and civilization of France during the Renaissance and Reformation. Discussions will consider writers and genres, linguistic theory, popular culture, and the arts with special attention to the historical, social, and political context. Given in…
Selected topics in French 17th-century literature, culture, and civilization, from approximately 1590 to 1715. References to the broader context of European history, culture, and civilization of the time will be brought to bear when appropriate. Fall 2022 Course description
Selected topics in French 18th-century literature, culture, and civilization, from approximately 1715 to 1789. References to the broader context of European history, culture, and civilization of the time will be brought to bear when appropriate.
Literary works and cultural artifacts in their contexts from the nineteenth century in France. Literary movements from Romanticism to symbolism may be studied, as well as the literary and social influences brought about by the wars, revolutions, and innovations of this period. Given in French. This…
Literary and non-literary works in their contexts from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in France. Literary movements from Dada to Poststructuralism may be studied, as well as the literary and social influences brought about by the wars and revolutions of this period. Given in French.
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on the literary, storytelling, and poetry, including electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media and game studies. Course given in French.…
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on the literary, storytelling and poetry, including electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media and game studies. Course given in French.…
French phonetics: the sounds of French as they relate to levels of language from the vernacular to literature. An examination of how sounds vary with relation to region and social class. Practice in class and in the language laboratory. Given in French.
Phonology of French as it determines the underlying forms of morphology with an application to the teaching of French to non-native speakers. Emphasis on the concepts of variation, acceptability, and cultural sensitivity. Given in French.
The syntax of modern French through readings in descriptive analysis and examples of literary texts to see how word order contributes to meaning. Particular emphasis on levels of style and reflections of social class. Frequent compositions required. Given in French.
The major changes in the history of the French language, with special attention to the interaction of linguistic and societal changes and to the representation of these changes in literary texts. Given in French.
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
An intensive, integrative, and contextualized study of a specific representative topic in language, literature, culture, and linguistics of the French-speaking world. Given in French.
Topics in medieval literature, language, and culture. Study of a particular problem, author, genre, or linguistic topic will be integrated into the larger cultural context of medieval France. Given in French.
Theories that have special relevance for understanding French literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. Readings, discussions, and assignments in French. Readings by Bal, Barthes, Baudrillard, Benveniste, Bourdieu, Genette, Irigaray, Jakobson, Kristeva, L‚vi-Strauss, Riffaterre. Emphasis on…
In-depth study of a major author or special topic related to the French Renaissance. Given in French.
Doctoral-level seminar in French seventeenth-century studies. Given in French.
Doctoral-level seminar in French eighteenth-century studies. Given in French. Spring '22 with Dr. Jonathan Haddad Les Droits de l’Homme: Une invention du XVIIIe siècle. Course description pdf attached below.
This is an advanced seminar in which a circumscribed topic is studied in depth. Topics in this course come from the literature of the 19th century. Topics have included "Hugo's Les Misérables," "Ekphrasis," and "Hugo and Baudelaire."
A major author, group of authors, theme, genre topic or movement in French or Francophone literature. Given in French.
In-depth study of one or several writers, representative of one of the major Francophone areas in the world: North America, Antilles, Africa, Maghreb, and Indian Ocean. Although the primary emphasis will be on literary works, they will be studied in their linguistic and cultural contexts.
Topics and issues in French linguistics. Possible offerings include Old French, French dialectology, French sociolinguistics, and French semantics and pragmatics. Given in French.
The Italian language and Italian speaking cultures. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar. Work in the language laboratory. Offered every year.
A continuation of Elementary Italian. Open only to students who took Elementary Italian or who have an appropriate placement score. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar; study of…
Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar and study of Italian culture. Work in the language laboratory.  
Accelerated course of the Italian language for students with a knowledge of another foreign language or with two entrance units of high school Italian taken within the past three years. This course covers the material in Elementary Italian. Given in Italian. This course includes one hour per week…
A continuation of the study of Italian at the intermediate level. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and expanded grammar study to include more advanced structures, including the conditional, the…
A continuation of the study of Italian at the intermediate level. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and expanded grammar study to include more advanced structures, including the conditional, the…
A continuation of Intermediate Italian. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and grammar review. Offered every year.
A continuation of Intermediate Italian. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and grammar review. This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions, and…
Emphasis on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions. Offered every year.
A continuation of Elementary Italian. Teaches conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing at intermediate level to students dedicated to intensive foreign language study. Offered every year.
Intensive study of the Italian language, culture, and society at the intermediate level through cultural activities (site visits, interaction with Italian community, living language workshops, conversation exchange, study and discussion of authentic content) which relate directly to material…
Italian culture through literature, sociopolitical history, and the arts. Italian history in a specific period as seen through a study of these three areas. Development of an integrated approach to culture, literature, and language. Given in English. Offered every year.
Intensive study of elementary and beginning intermediate Italian emphasizing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.  Satisfies Romance Language graduate research skills requirement, but not the undergraduate language requirement. Successful completion allows undergraduates to enroll in…
The emphasis is divided between oral and written expression. Composition and conversation are integrated into the context of Italian culture. Given in Italian. Not open to native speakers. Offered every year.
Selected Italian texts in their social and linguistic contexts. Given in Italian.  
The emphasis is divided between conversation and composition in order to promote students' abilities to express themselves accurately in both oral and written Italian. Activities are integrated into the context of Italian culture. Given in Italian. Not open to native speakers. Offered every year.
A study of selected works of Italian literature within the literary and cultural context of the period in which each work was written. Given in English. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. Course will be offered approximately every other year.  Not offered on a regular basis.
A study of selected works of Italian literature within the literary and cultural context in which each work was written. Given in English, with a significant portion of readings, presentations, and discussion in Italian. This course will be taught in an integrated format. Assignments, discussions,…
A study of the major periods and trends in Italian cinema combined with a critical analysis of selected movies by the major auteurs including, but not limited to, Rossellini, De Sica Visconti Fellini, Antonioni and Bertolucci. Given in English. This is a course on the recent history of Italian…
A study of the major periods and trends in Italian cinema combined with a critical analysis of selected movies by major auteurs. Given in English, with a significant portion of readings, presentations, and discussion in Italian. This course will be taught in an integrated format. Assignments,…
Selected poetry and prose from the Italian Middle Ages. Works include Dante's Vita Nuova, religious works by Umbrian writers, love poetry of the Scuola Siciliana and the Dolce Stil Novo, and narrative prose by Boccaccio, Marco Polo, et al. Given in Italian. Course will be offered approximately…
Italian Renaissance and Baroque texts, selected from lyric poetry, the epic, the pastoral, the theater, treatises, scientific prose, family writings and letters. Works by Ariosto, Poliziano, Boiardo, Tasso, Lorenzo, Alberti, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Sannazaro, Marino, Michelangelo, Leonardo da…
Intensive reading and analysis of the major works of representative Italian writers and study of main literary movements in Italian literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Given in Italian. Course will be offered approximately every three semesters.  Not offered on a regular basis…
Students will be matched with an organization in Siena, Italy, where they will become acquainted with the approach the Italians take to social problems while also improving their language skills. Students will earn one to three hour(s) of credit while perfecting their Italian language skills.…
Selected topics in Italian culture, civilization, language, literature, or literary theory. Given in Italian. Offered every year.
Commercial Italian, business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, intercultural communication, and situational practice. Given in Italian. Business students should check with their advisors for prerequisites.    
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a faculty member. Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. This course belongs to a…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. These courses belong to a…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. These courses belong to a…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or…
A study of selected works of Italian literature within the literary and cultural context of the period in which each work was written. Given in English. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. Course will be offered approximately every other year.  Not offered on a regular basis.
A study of selected works of Italian literature within the literary and cultural context in which each work was written. Given in English, with a significant portion of readings, presentations, and discussion in Italian. This course will be taught in an integrated format. Assignments, discussions,…
A study of the major periods and trends in Italian cinema combined with a critical analysis of selected movies by the major auteurs including, but not limited to, Rossellini, De Sica Visconti Fellini, Antonioni and Bertolucci. Given in English. This is a course on the recent history of Italian…
A study of the major periods and trends in Italian cinema combined with a critical analysis of selected movies by major auteurs. Given in English, with a significant portion of readings, presentations, and discussion in Italian. This course will be taught in an integrated format. Assignments,…
Selected poetry and prose from the Italian Middle Ages. Works include Dante's Vita Nuova, religious works by Umbrian writers, love poetry of the Scuola Siciliana and the Dolce Stil Novo, and narrative prose by Boccaccio, Marco Polo, et al. Given in Italian. Course will be offered approximately…
Italian Renaissance and Baroque texts, selected from lyric poetry, the epic, the pastoral, the theater, treatises, scientific prose, family writings and letters. Works by Ariosto, Poliziano, Boiardo, Tasso, Lorenzo, Alberti, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Sannazaro, Marino, Michelangelo, Leonardo da…
Intensive reading and analysis of the major works of representative Italian writers and study of main literary movements in Italian literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Given in Italian. Course will be offered approximately every three semesters.  Not offered on a regular basis…
Selected topics in Italian culture, civilization, language, literature, or literary theory. Given in Italian. Offered every year.
Topics in Italian literature, language, and culture. Study of a particular problem, author, genre, or linguistic topic will be integrated into the larger cultural context of Italian studies. Given in Italian. Offered every year.  
Extensive readings in the field of the student's program of study determined by the student's previous background, presuming that the student is capable of reading rapidly with comprehension. Nontraditional Format: This course would have a directed-study format. Offered fall and spring semester…
Fundamentals of language in general and Spanish in particular. Linguistic knowledge, language variation, and language contact phenomena. Representative Spanish sound systems, syllabic structure, sentence patterns, structure and meaning of words. Analysis of data from oral and written registers.…
Fundamentals of language in general and Spanish in particular. Linguistic knowledge, language variation, and language contact phenomena. Representative Spanish sound systems, syllabic structure, sentence patterns, and structure and meaning of words. Analysis of data from oral and written registers…
Conversation, fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing.  Not open to students with credit in PORT 1002.
Continuation of Elementary Portuguese. Teaches conversation, fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing.  Does not count for students with credit in PORT 1110
Accelerated course introducing basic principles of the Portuguese language to students dedicated to intensive foreign language study.  Does not count for students with credit in PORT 1002
Content-based review of Portuguese grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Portuguese.
A continuation of Intermediate Portuguese. Content based review of Portuguese grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. 
Emphasis on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions. Given in Portuguese.
A continuation of Accelerated Elementary Portuguese. Teaches conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing at intermediate level to students dedicated to intensive foreign language study. 
In this course, students will be introduced to how the rich cultural traditions of Brazil, Portugal, and Portuguese-speaking Africa and Asia are connected to the United States through immigration and cross-cultural relationships. Taught in English.
Primary emphasis is divided between conversation and composition skills. The two phases of the course are correlated to include the skills of reading and listening comprehension. Given in Portuguese. Not open to native speakers.
Emphasis is placed on literary and cultural skills to promote students' ability to read and analyze literary texts, while concentrating on expressing themselves accurately in both oral and written Portuguese. Given in Portuguese.
Linguistic, cultural, and literary structures in Portuguese-speaking societies. Emphasis is divided between students' abilities to express themselves fluently in oral and written Portuguese and to identify and contextualize main literary genres and movements. Given in Portuguese. 
Specific aspects of cinema, culture, and literature of the Portuguese-speaking world. Topics to be selected according to the needs and interests of the students. Taught in seminar fashion with extensive outside readings of primary and secondary sources. Given in English. 
Overview of prominent characteristics and movements in Brazilian culture, history, society, artistic and intellectual development, as seen in Brazilian cinema, literature, art, media, and historical texts. Given in Portuguese. 
Representative prose texts from Portugal, Brazil, and Lusophone Africa analyzed in their cultural, social, and political contexts. Given in Portuguese. 
Representative poetic texts from Portugal, Brazil, and Lusophone Africa analyzed in their cultural, social, and political contexts. Given in Portuguese. 
Representative plays from Portugal and Brazil analyzed with emphasis on drama as a literary genre, specific aspects of staging and performance, and socio-political context of theatrical production. Given in Portuguese. 
Studies in culture and literature of the Portuguese-speaking world. Selected topics of special interest in their cultural, social, and political context.  *Fall 2022* (cross-listed as an elective with Women’s Studies) TTH 2:20-3:35pm Dr. Cecília Rodrigues Women Short Story Writers of the Portuguese…
Students will acquire a working knowledge of commercial vocabulary, business practices, and commercial culture in the Luso-Brazilian world. The primary concentration will be on Brazil’s growing presence in a globalized economy. Of primary importance is creating a cross-cultural awareness. Given in…
Identification of the boundaries of Portuguese and their historic- political antecedents, study of the Portuguese language within the context of other romance languages, trace the development of Portuguese from Latin origins to modern, analyze texts from different periods illustrating stages in the…
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a faculty member. 
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or…
Linguistic, cultural, and literary structures in Portuguese-speaking societies. Emphasis is divided between students' abilities to express themselves fluently in oral and written Portuguese and to identify and contextualize main literary genres and movements. Given in Portuguese. 
Specific aspects of cinema, culture, and literature of the Portuguese-speaking world. Topics to be selected according to the needs and interests of the students. Taught in seminar fashion with extensive outside readings of primary and secondary sources. Given in English. 
Overview of prominent characteristics and movements in Brazilian culture, history, society, artistic and intellectual development, as seen in Brazilian cinema, literature, art, media, and historical texts. Given in Portuguese. 
Representative prose texts from Portugal, Brazil, and Lusophone Africa analyzed in their cultural, social, and political contexts. Given in Portuguese. 
Representative poetic texts from Portugal, Brazil, and Lusophone Africa analyzed in their cultural, social, and political contexts. Given in Portuguese. 
Representative plays from Portugal and Brazil analyzed with emphasis on drama as a literary genre, specific aspects of staging and performance, and socio-political context of theatrical production. Given in Portuguese. 
Studies in culture and literature of the Portuguese-speaking world. Selected topics of special interest in their cultural, social, and political context.  *Fall 2022* (cross-listed as an elective with Women’s Studies) TTH 2:20-3:35pm Dr. Cecília Rodrigues Women Short Story Writers of the Portuguese…
Identification of the boundaries of Portuguese and their historic- political antecedents, study of the Portuguese language within the context of other romance languages, trace the development of Portuguese from Latin origins to modern, analyze texts from different periods illustrating stages in the…
An intensive, integrative, and contextualized study of a specific topic in literature and culture of the Portuguese- speaking world. Given in Portuguese. 
Issues of language diversity and linguistic identity, with a special focus on the Romance Languages spoken in the United States. This course explores the history, demographics, and structure of French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish in the United States, adopting current techniques in…
Critical analysis of the literary, socio-linguistic, and cultural presence of representative Hispanic groups in the United States. Designed for non-speakers of Spanish. Given in English. 
Selected topics in culture, civilization, language, linguistics, literature, or literary theory. Given in English. 
The study of specific areas of major importance in the cultural, linguistic, and literary developments of ethnic Latino/a(s) in the United States. The approach will contextualize relevant literary examples within historical, philosophical, linguistic, political, and ideological issues. 
Selected topics in culture, civilization, language, linguistics, literature, or literary theory. Given in English.   Spring 2023: Dr. Rachel Gabara, "Retelling Colonization in African Fiction and Film" In her landmark Imperial Eyes, scholar Mary Louise Pratt defined the contact zone as “the space…
Representations of Africa and African American culture in Hispanic Literature by writers of African descent. By covering a variety of genres, the course will provide discussion about a cultural identity that is constantly in dialogue with dominant discourses. The course will incorporate critical…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio…
Mentoring and tutoring of undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages. Graduate students work directly with the students abroad in order to ease their transition, and tutor them in an assigned subject. Written final report required…
Selected topics in culture, civilization, language, linguistics, literature, or literary theory. Given in English.   Spring 2023: Dr. Rachel Gabara, "Retelling Colonization in African Fiction and Film" In her landmark Imperial Eyes, scholar Mary Louise Pratt defined the contact zone as “the space…
The scientific study of the nature and characteristics of human languages with a specific focus on the linguistic structures (phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic) of one or more Romance Languages and their use and variation, historical development, and acquisition. Given in English. 
Representations of Africa and African American culture in Hispanic Literature by writers of African descent. By covering a variety of genres, the course will provide discussion about a cultural identity that is constantly in dialogue with dominant discourses. The course will incorporate critical…
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members. 
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study. 
Professional development training for M.A. students. This course may not be used to satisfy a student’s approved program of study. Nontraditional format: Series of workshops and presentations regarding professional development skills and materials.
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor. 
Principles and methods of second language teaching applied to Romance languages. An analysis of techniques used to teach listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture, with an examination of current theories of language acquisition. Given in English. 
Specific aspects of Romance languages, linguistics, literatures, or cultures.  Fall 2022 Contemporary Comics in Romance Language Cultures course description
Extensive readings in the field of the student's program of study determined by the student's previous background, presuming that the student is capable of reading rapidly with comprehension. 
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.   
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study. 
Professional development training for Ph.D. students. This course may not be used to satisfy a student’s approved program of study. Nontraditional Format: Series of workshops and presentations regarding professional development skills and materials
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor. 
Open only to students with no prior coursework either in high school or in college. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish. This course includes one…
Open only to students with no prior coursework either in high school or in college. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish. This course will be…
A continuation of Elementary Spanish. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish. This course includes one hour of online…
A continuation of Elementary Spanish I. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish. This course will be taught 95% or more…
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the Spanish language for students with some background of high school Spanish. Given in Spanish. This course includes one hour of online coursework. Offered every year.
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the Spanish language for students with some background of high school Spanish. Given in Spanish. This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish. This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
A continuation of Intermediate Spanish. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
A continuation of Intermediate Spanish I. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish. This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions and student works are…
A continuation of Intermediate Spanish. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Emphasis is on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions, under the direction of the Spanish Resident Language Coordinator. Given in Spanish, in the University Language Community. Offered fall and spring semester every year.    
Emphasis on advanced readings and grammar review. Also prepares students to enter Spanish Cultural Dialogues, Writing Critically in Spanish, Texts in Global Contexts, and Introduction to Spanish Linguistics. Offered every year.
Issues of language diversity and linguistic identity, with a special focus on the emergence of Spanish in the United States. This course explores the history and structure of varieties of Spanish spoken in the United States, adopting current techniques in sociolinguistics and dialectology. Taught…
Grammar, idioms, and vocabulary; practice in translating moderately difficult technical and non-technical Spanish. Intended to assist graduate students to satisfy reading knowledge requirement but does not carry graduate credit. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement. Not open…
The literary, socio-linguistic, and cultural presence of representative Hispanic groups in the United States. Intended for Spanish speakers. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Spanish language, literature, and culture courses taught at study abroad programs of the University System of Georgia and non-University of Georgia programs. Offered summer semester every year.
Sharpen skills in speaking and reading Spanish, while building cross-cultural competence for globally-oriented travel, study, and work. Not open to native speakers. Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Sharpen skills in speaking and reading Spanish, while building cross-cultural competence for globally oriented travel, study, and work. Not open to native speakers. Offered every year.  
Accelerated practice in speaking, reading, and professional writing for native/heritage speakers of Spanish within a variety of global contexts. Nontraditional format: Student must be a heritage speaker of Spanish who is not a graduate of a secondary institution in a Spanish-speaking country, or…
Sharpen and refine critical thinking while discussing, researching, and writing about the Spanish-speaking world. Not open to native/heritage speakers. Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Sharpen and refine critical thinking while discussing, researching, and writing about the Spanish-speaking world. Not open to native/heritage speakers. Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Advanced practice in speaking, reading, and professional writing for native/heritage speakers of Spanish within a variety of global contexts. Nontraditional Format: Student must be a heritage speaker of Spanish who is not a graduate of a secondary institution in a Spanish-speaking country or for…
Explore, debate, and research literature, media, and art from the Spanish-speaking world while building fluency in the Spanish language. Offered fall and spring semester every year.  
Explore, debate, and research literature, media, and art from the Spanish-speaking world while building fluency in the Spanish language. This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Explore, debate, and research literature, media, and art from the Spanish-speaking world, while building fluency in the Spanish language. Offered every year.
Fundamentals of language in general and Spanish in particular. Linguistic knowledge, language variation, and language contact phenomena. Representative Spanish sound systems, syllabic structure, sentence patterns, structure and meaning of words. Analysis of data from oral and written registers.…
Fundamentals of language in general and Spanish in particular. Linguistic knowledge, language variation, and language contact phenomena. Representative Spanish sound systems, syllabic structure, sentence patterns, and structure and meaning of words. Analysis of data from oral and written registers…
Explore, debate, and research the linguistic and cultural contexts for medical and healthcare professions in the Spanish-speaking world while working to master the Spanish language. Offered every year.
Explore, debate, research, and write about the linguistic and cultural contexts for medical and healthcare professions in the Spanish-speaking world while working to master the Spanish language. This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include…
Preparation for and practice of Spanish-English medical interpreting, including roles of healthcare interpreters, ethics, healthcare interpreting skills, terminology, and vocabulary for interpreting and translation.  
Preparation for and practice of Spanish-English medical interpreting, including roles of healthcare interpreters, ethics, healthcare interpreting skills, terminology, and vocabulary for interpreting and translation. Includes structured practice in community settings and events (e.g., health fairs,…
An introduction to English-Spanish Translation Studies. Combines training in declarative knowledge, including canonical theories in Translation Studies, with procedural knowledge (i.e., their application in a range of textual genres). Highlights the multi-faceted skills that translators possess…
An introduction to English-Spanish Translation Studies. Combines training in declarative knowledge, including canonical theories in Translation Studies, with procedural knowledge (i.e., their application in a range of textual genres). Highlights the multi-faceted skills that translators possess…
Latinx culture through literature, film, and performance. Students will perfect their speaking and writing skills in Spanish through the critical analysis of Latinx poetry, fiction, memoirs, spoken word, and media. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.  
Develop advanced cultural knowledge, language, and research skills by exploring exceptional lives of the Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World through stories of knights-errant, beggars, saints, soldiers, and rebellious women. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Develop advanced Spanish skills through the study of literature, film, and culture from modern and contemporary Spain. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Students develop advanced reading, writing, and research skills in Spanish by pondering the earliest writings from the Americas both by Europeans and native Americans. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Students develop advanced reading, writing, and research skills by exploring how cultural and intellectual production in Latin America (after 1900) responds to various literary, political, and social movements. Alongside novels, stories, essays, and poems, this course also considers art, films, and…
Students develop advanced reading, writing, and research skills by exploring cultural contexts from all corners of the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish. Offered every year. Fall 2022: Diálogos híbridos hispanoamericanos:  Literatura,  cultura popular e intertextualidad  en el siglo XX y XXI…
Students hone speaking, reading, and writing skills by analyzing and debating Spanish films that explore gender, immigration, globalization, and Spain’s diverse cultures, in addition to creative questions related to humor, satire, and artistic creativity. Given in Spanish. Course offered…
Students hone speaking, reading, and writing skills by analyzing and debating films from Latin America that explore gender, immigration, globalization, and the region’s diverse cultures, in addition to creative questions related to humor, satire, and artistic creativity. Given in Spanish. Course…
Significant developments in Spanish and Latin American Digital Arts, with a focus on electronic literature and cyberculture. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media, cyber-cultural studies, and digital humanities. Course given in Spanish.…
Practical use of language skills and cultural awareness through community involvement. Students will work directly with approved study abroad providers or the Latino community of Athens in planned and systematic activities coordinated with a variety of community organizations. Each student will…
Advanced practice in the use of archives. Students will handle and interpret unique and rare objects in special collections. The course will culminate in the design of an exhibit, educational program, or project of cultural significance for a public audience. Course is given in Spanish. This course…
Provides students with the opportunity to apply their Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge in interdisciplinary courses or courses outside the Department of Romance Languages. Given in Spanish.  Offered every year.
Students will hone their language skills by engaging topics related to the cultures, language, or literature of the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Designed for students who participate in UGA Study Abroad programs. Students will attend a class in Spanish offered by the host university. Given in Spanish. 
Commercial Spanish and the environment of the Spanish-speaking business world. Business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and situational practice. Topics include economic geography of Spanish-speaking countries, company organization, management, banking, investment, personnel,…
Designed for students who have participated in an accredited study abroad program. Provides first-hand experience working in a Hispanic setting. Students will intern utilizing Spanish while performing their tasks in a wide array of organizations. Given in Spanish. In order to complete the course…
Designed for students who have participated in an accredited study abroad program. Provides first-hand experience working in a Hispanic setting. Students will intern utilizing Spanish while performing their tasks in a wide array of organizations. Given in Spanish. In order to complete the course…
Business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and situational practice necessary to be successful in today's Spanish-speaking business world. Key topics in grammar and vocabulary are also reviewed. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.  
Examination of the shared history of Christians and Muslims in Valencia, Spain, from the eighth to the seventeenth century, including the flourishing of Islamic civilization and the Catholic Reconquest. Studying this period of cultural exchange, evangelization, and persecution will shed light upon…
An introduction to the historical events that shaped the development of Spanish from Latin and the resulting linguistic evolution, including phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical, and semantic changes. Given in Spanish.
Speech organs and systematic description of Spanish sounds. Comparison of English and Spanish patterns of stress, pronunciation, and intonation. Examination of recurrent pronunciation errors. Description of major geographical and social dialects. Practice in pronunciation and transcription of…
Description and linguistic analysis of major syntactic structures, including morphological patterns of lexical creation and renovation. Offered every year.
Introduces students to the study of linguistic variation in Spanish. Among the topics to be covered are geographic, social, and linguistic factors in language variation and dialectology. Students will analyze specific cases of variation in present-day Spanish dialects in Latin America, Spain, and…
A description and formal linguistic analysis of the major syntactic structures in Spanish, including, but not limited to, the interfaces with morphology and semantics. Taught in Spanish. Offered every year.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. This course belongs to a…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. These courses belong to a…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats. These courses belong to a…
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or…
Advanced practice in the use of archives. Students will handle and interpret unique and rare objects in special collections. The course will culminate in the design of an exhibit, educational program, or project of cultural significance for a public audience. Course is given in Spanish. This course…
Representative texts from the Spanish Middle Ages through the Renaissance, including narrative fiction (poetry, prose, drama) and historiographic writings, such as chronicles and memoirs. Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis.
Students will hone their language skills by engaging topics related to the cultures, language, or literature of the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish. 
Students will hone their language skills by engaging topics related to the cultures, language, or literature of the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Representative texts from all genres of the late Renaissance through the Baroque, Spain's so-called "Golden Age." Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis.
Representative texts from all genres of the Spanish Enlightenment through the Spanish Civil War. Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis.
The scientific study of the nature and characteristics of human languages with a specific focus on the linguistic structures (phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic) of one or more Romance languages and their use and variation, historical development, and acquisition. Given in Spanish.  
Representative texts from all genres of contemporary Spanish literature from the post-Civil War period through Postmodernism. Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis. 
Introduction to sociolinguistics from a variationist perspective. Analysis of multiple levels of linguistic variation (e.g., phonetic, morphosyntactic) and examination of correlations between linguistic variables and social factors as observed in empirical data from different varieties of Spanish.…
Readings from a wide variety of texts, such as chronicles, letters and "relaciones," that articulate, reflect, and ponder upon New World encounters in the Early Modern Era. Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis.
The major linguistic changes in the history of the Spanish language, including the interaction of linguistic and societal changes and the representation of these changes in texts. Offered every year.
Selected readings from nineteenth-century Spanish America, with particular emphasis placed on the literatures of nationhood and independence. Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis.
The Spanish sound system using core concepts of linguistics in general and phonology in particular. Characterization and transcription of spoken Spanish. Analysis of important phenomena of language variation in the Hispanic world, including national, geographical, historical, and social dialects.…
Representative texts from all genres of Spanish American literature from the Modernist to the Postmodern periods. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Grammar and language usage in the study of the syntactic and morphological structures of Spanish. The syntax and morphology of the pronoun and verb systems, agreement phenomena, gerunds, comparisons, and modal and aspectual distinctions. Written self-expression on a variety of issues as practical…
Selected readings that articulate, contextualize, and define the complexities of Latina/o language, literature, and culture in the United States. Given in Spanish. Not offered on a regular basis.
Phonetic and morpho-syntactic structures that are problematic for the English-speaking student of Spanish. Ways in which culture is encoded in language. Implications of Spanish linguistics for the teaching and learning of Spanish and the linguistic education of language teachers. Given in Spanish.…
Semantic and pragmatic approaches to the study of meaning in Spanish. Differences between sentence meaning and speaker meaning. Analysis of types of discourse in Spanish such as narrative and free conversation. Given in Spanish.
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.  
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Foreign language teaching and learning applied to Spanish. Theories of second language acquisition. Techniques and strategies to teach listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture in context. Activities and procedures of classroom instruction. Issues in the professionalization of Spanish…
An intensive, integrative, and contextualized study of a specific representative topic in language, literature, culture, and linguistics of the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Poetry and poetics from Spain and/or Spanish America, which may include Latino/a poetry and poetics in the United States. Given in Spanish.  
The theories and practices that have shaped Hispanic literature, with particular emphasis on some of the central issues that animate theoretical debates among literary scholars today. Given in Spanish. Offered every year.
Fictional narrative discourses from Spain and/or Spanish America, which may include Latino/a texts written and conceived in the United States. Given in Spanish.
An analysis of different ways in which Spaniards and Spanish Americans have approached complex philosophical problems, such as self-definition and cultural identity. Given in Spanish.
Exploration of broad and flexible conceptions of theater, theatricality, and/or film in the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish.  
Topics in the study of sociolinguistics and dialectology, particularly related to Romance Languages. The topics covered in the course include (but are not limited to) quantitative methods in sociolinguistics and dialectology, language change/grammaticalization, sociophonetics, and language contact…
An exploration of how the interests of race, class, and gender are presented in Hispanic literatures. Given in Spanish.  
An in-depth study and critique of the scholarly literature and research on a representative topic or topics in the history of the Spanish language. Given in Spanish.
Students will work with current models of formal phonological analysis, including Optimality Theory and Exemplar Theory, as well as phonetically-informed approaches, to look at both synchronic and diachronic phenomena in the language. Data from both modern Spanish dialects and the historical…
Advanced-level description and formal linguistic analysis of major syntactic structures, particularly relating to Spanish and other Romance Languages. This includes, but is not limited to, the interfaces with morphology and semantics. Study will be undertaken within light of recent linguistic…
Survey of issues and theories in second language acquisition and examination of current research in the acquisition of Spanish as a second language. Critiques of both theoretical and applied studies and collection and analysis of empirical data. Given in Spanish. Offered spring semester every even-…
Topics in pragmatics and discourse analysis related to linguistic phenomena in Spanish and other Romance languages. Topics include inferential, cognitive, and socio-cultural pragmatic theories, discourse structure/organization, reference (anaphora, deixis), speech acts and politeness, and discourse…

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