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SUMMER 2020

SUMMER 2020 TERM I: May 26-July 20 all courses online

HUS 254 Latin America Today [taught in English]
An introduction to a global perspective on contemporary Latin American culture. Latin America's political, historical, and cultural developments of this century are studied. 3 credits
SBC: DIV; GLO; HUM. Online. Instructor: Zaida Corniel

HUS 271 U.S. Latino Literature/Culture [taught in English]
A topics course in English on the literature, cultures and histories of Latinos in the United States. May be repeated as the topic changes. May be used to satisfy comparative literature major requirements with permission of major department. 3 credits.
SBC: DIV; HUM; USA. Online. Instructor: Moisés Hassan

SPN 111.01 Elementary Spanish I
An introduction to spoken and written Spanish, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. Intended for students without any prior knowledge of the language. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency. 4 Credits
Online. Instructor: Mario Henao

SPN 111.02 Elementary Spanish I
An introduction to spoken and written Spanish, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. Intended for students without any prior knowledge of the language. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency. 4 Credits
Online. Instructor: María Medín-Doce

SPN 112 Elementary Spanish II
An introduction to spoken and written Spanish, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency. 4 Credits.
SBC: LANG. Online. Instructor: Martha Chávez Negrete

SPN 211 Intermediate Spanish I
A comprehensive review of the Spanish language in its global context. The course is intended to develop competence in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish through the study of grammar and interpretation of selected literary texts. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency. Prerequisite: SPN 112 or placement into 211. 3 credits
SBC: GLO; LANG. Online. Instructor: Miguel Magdaleno Santamaria

SPN 322 Practical Spanish
A course for students who wish to become more proficient in reading, writing, and translating Spanish, to be used in business, administration, and in other fields of everyday professional life. Emphasis is placed on the idiomatic peculiarities of the Spanish language and the relation of Spanish to the structure of English. Prerequisite: SPN 310 or SPN 311. 3 credits. This summer 2020, SPN 322 is valid for our MINOR and MAJOR.
SBC: HFA+. Online. Instructor: Paul Firbas


SPN 503 Spanish Linguistics MEDICAL SPANISH
This Medical Spanish course is intended for students studying or planning a career in health-related fields. It combines practice in speaking, reading, listening and writing in Spanish with vocabulary relevant to the healthcare field. 3 credits
Online. Instructor: Elena Davidiak

SPN 532 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Hispanic Studies
Topic: Hispanic Fiction and Resistance
This course will offer an in-depth analysis of Hispanic works of literature and film from 19th century until now, with a view to explore how these works function as vehicles of resistance to distinct forms of oppression such as economic injustice, racism, gender-based discrimination and ideological persecution.
Letter graded (A, A-, etc.) May be repeated for credit. 3 credits. Online. Instructor: Regulo Silva

SUMMER 2020 TERM II: Jul 6-Aug 15 all courses online

HUS 290 Latin American Cinema [taught in English]
A contextual introductory approach to the national cinemas of Latin America and their local politics in a global context. Students develop skills in film analysis and examine performance techniques and visual languages, while studying cinema in relation to national identity, the self, and the function of culture in society. Formerly offered as HUS 390; not for credit in addition to HUS 390. 3 credits.
SBC: ARTS; DIV; GLO [J]. Online. Instructor: Loreto Barranco

SPN 111 Elementary Spanish I
An introduction to spoken and written Spanish, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. Intended for students without any prior knowledge of the language. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency.4 Credits
Online. Instructor: Omar Lbadessi

SPN 112.01 Elementary Spanish II
An introduction to spoken and written Spanish, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency. Prerequisite: C or better in SPN 111 or placement into 112. 4 credits
SBC: LANG. Online. Instructor: Evelyn Cruise

SPN 112.02 Elementary Spanish II
An introduction to spoken and written Spanish, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. All entering students should take a placement exam to evaluate their proficiency. Prerequisite: C or better in SPN 111 or placement into 112. 4 credits
SBC: LANG. Online. Instructor: Carlos Vicens

SPN 212 Intermediate Spanish II
A comprehensive study of the Spanish language in its global context. The course is intended to develop greater competence in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish through continued study of grammar and interpretation of more advanced literary texts. Not intended for students of Spanish-speaking background. Prerequisite: SPN 211. 3 credits
SBC: GLO; HUM; LANG. Online. Instructor: Sara Martinez Navarro

SPN 542 Studies in Modern Spanish Literature
Major literary works of the 19th and 20th centuries will be read and analyzed in depth in relation to their broader cultural and historical content. Letter graded (A, A-, etc.) May be repeated for credit.3 credits
Online. Instructor: Isabel Murcia Estrada


FALL 2020

POR 111 Elementary Portuguese I

SPN 111 Elementary Spanish I. See Solar.
SPN 112 Elementary Spanish II. See Solar.
SPN 211 Intermediate Spanish I. TUTH 1:00 PM 2:20 PM. GLO; LANG
SPN 212 Intermediate Spanish II. MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. GLO; HUM; LANG
SPN 213 Interm Span for Span Speakers. MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. GLO; HUM; LANG
SPN 214 Intermediate Medical Spanish I. MW 4:00 PM 5:20 PM. DIV; LANG
SPN 310 Span Gram & Comp Hispanic-American Background. TUTH 11:30 AM 12:50 PM. DIV; HFA+; LANG
SPN 311 Spanish Conversationn & Composition. TUTH 11:30 AM 12:50 PM. DIV; HFA+; LANG
SPN 312 Intro to Literary Studies. TUTH 10:00 AM 11:20 AM. HFA+; SPK
SPN 321 Adv Spanish Grammar & Composition. TUTH 4:00 PM 5:20 PM. CER; HFA+; WRTD
SPN 393 Intro to Hispanic Linguistics. TUTH 10:00 AM 11:20 AM. SBS
SPN 395 Intro Latin American Lit I/Culture. MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. GLO; HFA+
SPN 397 Intro to Spanish Lit/Culture I. TUTH 1:00 PM 2:20 PM. GLO; HFA+
SPN 405 Issues in Hispanic Cultural Studies. Hispanic Visual Cultures. M 5:30 PM 8:20 PM. ESI; HFA+
SPN 415 Hispanic Cultures in Contact. Latin-American History through Fiction. W 5:30 PM 8:20 PM. ESI; HFA+
SPN 435 Topics Lat Am Lit Col-Present. Revolutionary Islands. TUTH 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. ESI; H

SPRING 2020

Courses Offered in English (no Spanish prerequisites)

HUS 254 Latin America Today. TUTH 11:30am- 12:50pm.  SBC:  DIV, GLO, HUM 
HUS 290 Latin American Cinema TUTH 2:30pm- 3:23pm and TU 3:24pm -5:30 (film screening).  SBC:  ARTS, DIV, GLO 

SPN 111 and 112 (see sections). SBC: LANG
SPN 211 Intermediate Spanish I. MW 2:30pm-3:50pm. SBC : GLO, LAN
SPN 212 Intermediate Spanish II. TUTH 11:30am-12:50pm. SBC : GLO, HUM, LANG
SPN 311 Spanish Conversation & Composition. MW 2:30pm-3:50pm. SBC : HFA +, LANG
SPN 312 Introduction to Literary Studies.TUTH 4:00pm-5:20pm. SBC : HFA +, SPK
SPN 321 Advanced Spanish Grammar & Composition. TUTH 10:00am-11:20pm. SBC : CER, HFA+, WRTD
SPN 396 Intro Latin Am Lit/Culture. MW 2:30pm-3:50pm. SBC : DIV, GLO, HFA+
SPN 399 Communication, Media and Journalism in Spanish. MW 4:00pm-5:20pm. SBC : GLO, HFA+
SPN 405 Issues in Hispanic Cultural Studies: Women and Power in Spanish 17th cent theater
11:30am-12:50pm. SBC : ESI, HFA+
SPN 415 Hispanic Cultures in Contact: Child and Young Adult Lit in Spanish. TH 5:30pm-8:30pm. SBC : ESI, HFA+
SPN 465: Topics in Hispanic Linguistics: Overview of Romance Languages. W 6:00-9:00pm. SBC : HFA+


WINTER 2020 (January 7-25, 2020)

HUS 254: Latin America Today (Undergraduate, 3 credits),  SBC : DIV; GLO; HUM [Dec: J]. ONLINE

An introduction to a global perspective on contemporary Latin American culture. Latin America's political, historical, and cultural developments of this century are studied. Course in taught in English. See poster

HUS 271: U.S. Latino Literature/Culture (Undergraduate, 3 credits),  SBC : DIV; HUM; USA [DEC: G]. ONLINE

A topics course in English on the literature, cultures and histories of Latinos in the United States. May be repeated as the topic changes. May be used to satisfy comparative literature major requirements with permission of major department. See poster.

SPN 503: Spanish Linguistics. Spanish for Medical Professions. (Graduate MA, 3 credits). ONLINE

Major issues related to the general structure of the Spanish language. The Spanish for Medical Professionals course is designed for healthcare providers or those working in a related area, such as medical technology or social work in the healthcare field. See poster for full description.

 


FALL 2019

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Courses Offered in English (no Spanish prerequisites)

HUS 254 Latin America Today. The Caribbean: Culture, Power and Aestetics [cancelled]

HUS 271 U.S. Latino Literature / Culture  [MW 04:00-05:20 PM]

SPN 111 and SPN 112: Elementary Spanish I and II [ schedules]

SPN 211: Intermediate Spanish I [MW 02:30-03:50 PM]

SPN 212: Intermediate Spanish II [TUTH 1.00-02:20 PM]

SPN 213: Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers [TUTH 1.00-02:20 PM]

SPN 310 Spanish Grammar and Composition for Hispanic American Background Students  [MW 02:30-03:50 PM]

SPN 311 Spanish Conversation and Composition [MW 02:30-03:50 PM]
A thorough review of Spanish grammar and of the active use of spoken and written forms

SPN 312 Introduction to Literary Studies [TUTH 01:00-02:20 PM]
Reading of selected passages of prose and poetry in class, with special concentration on improving students’ written and oral skills, and introducing them to the basic elements of literary analysis of Spanish and Latin American works.

SPN 321 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition [MW 02:30-03:50 PM]
A review of advanced Spanish grammar with emphasis on improving writing skills and increasing master y of Spanish syntax. Extensive practice in composition and in translation.

SPN 393 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics [MW 04:00-05:20PM]

SPN 395 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature I  [TUTH 01:00-02:20PM]
Readings in Spanish-American literature from the Colonial period 

SPN 397 Introduction to Spanish Literature I [TUTH 02:30-03:50PM]
Readings in Peninsular literature from the Medieval and Early Modern periods.

SPN 405 Issues in Hispanic American Cultural Studies. Disabled Bodies, National Politics  [W 05:30-08:30PM]

SPN 410 Theory in Context. Revolutionary Islands [Cancelled]

SPN 420: Topics in Spanish and Latin American Cinema. Mapping Latin American Migrations: Film and Personal Narratives  [T/Th 11:30-12:50 pm]

 


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SPRING 19: See all our SPN courses < here> and all CAS undergraduate offerings and schedules < here>

SPN 111 and SPN 112: Elementary Spanish I and II [ schedules]

SPN 211: Intermediate Spanish I [MW 02:30-03:50PM]

SPN 212: Intermediate Spanish II [TUTH 05:30-06:50PM]

SPN 311 Spanish Conversation and Composition [MW 02:30-03:50PM]
A thorough review of Spanish grammar and of the active use of spoken and written forms

SPN 312 Introduction to Literary Studies [TUTH 04:00-05:20PM]
Reading of selected passages of prose and poetry in class, with special concentration on improving students’ written and oral skills, and introducing them to the basic elements of literary analysis of Spanish and Latin American works.

SPN 321 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition [TUTH 11:30-12:50PM]
A review of advanced Spanish grammar with emphasis on improving writing skills and increasing master y of Spanish syntax. Extensive practice in composition and in translation.

SPN 396 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature II  [TUTH 02:30-03:50PM]
Readings in Spanish-American literature from the late colonial period to the present. 

SPN 398 Introduction to Spanish Literature II [MW 02:30-03:50PM]
Readings in Peninsular literature from the 18th century to the present.

SPN 399 Communication, Media and Journalism in Spanish [TUTH 01:00-02:20PM]
Reading, analyzing, writing, producing and publishing news and media material in Spanish. 

SPN 415 Hispanic Cultures in Contact [TUTH 10:00-11:20AM]
Topic: Domestic Work.

SPN 435 Topics in Latin American Literature from the Colonial Period to the Present [TUTH 11:30-12:50PM]
Topic: Introduction to Brazilian Literature.

 


Fall 2018:  undergrad SPN and HUS courses  or s implified list (PDF)

Spring 2018:  SPN and HUS courses 


¿Questions about SPN undergraduate courses?

Contact paul.firbas@stonybrook.edu

SPN 420: Topics in Spanish and Latin American Cinema

Mapping Latin American Migrations: Film and Personal Narratives  

POR 111 Elementary Portuguese I

 

SPN 111 Elementary Spanish I. See Solar.

SPN 112 Elementary Spanish II. See Solar.

SPN 211 Intermediate Spanish I. TUTH 1:00 PM 2:20 PM. GLO; LANG

SPN 212 Intermediate Spanish II. MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. GLO; HUM; LANG

SPN 213 Interm Span for Span Speakers. MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. GLO; HUM; LANG

SPN 214 Intermediate Medical Spanish I. MW 4:00 PM 5:20 PM. DIV; LANG

SPN 310 Span Gram & Comp Hispanic-American Background. TUTH 11:30 AM 12:50 PM. DIV; HFA+; LANG

SPN 311 Spanish Conversationn & Composition. TUTH 11:30 AM 12:50 PM. DIV; HFA+; LANG

SPN 312 Intro to Literary Studies. TUTH 10:00 AM 11:20 AM. HFA+; SPK

SPN 321 Adv Spanish Grammar & Composition. TUTH 4:00 PM 5:20 PM. CER; HFA+; WRTD

SPN 393 Intro to Hispanic Linguistics. TUTH 10:00 AM 11:20 AM. SBS

SPN 395 Intro Latin American Lit I/Culture. MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. GLO; HFA+

SPN 397 Intro to Spanish Lit/Culture I. TUTH 1:00 PM 2:20 PM. GLO; HFA+

SPN 405 Issues in Hispanic Cultural Studies. Hispanic Visual Cultures. M 5:30 PM 8:20 PM. ESI; HFA+

SPN 415 Hispanic Cultures in Contact. Latin-American History through Fiction. W 5:30 PM 8:20 PM. ESI; HFA+

SPN 435 Topics Lat Am Lit Col-Present. Revolutionary Islands. TUTH 2:30 PM 3:50 PM. ESI; HFA+