Spanish (SPDI)

SPDI 2200  Latin American Literature in English Translation  (3 Credits)  

English translations of Modern Latin American literature give students the opportunity to expand their canonical literary knowledge. Short stories and novels originally written in Spanish and Portuguese bring an added dimension to understanding oneself and others from Latin America. An additional focus includes how interpretation and translation are greatly affected by internal and external ideas and experiences. (SSDI)

SPDI 2250  The Latino Boom: A Survey of US-Latino Literature  (3 Credits)  

Designed to acquaint students with the stories, novels, poems, plays, and essays written in English and within the existing borders of the United States by Cuban-American, Nuyorican, Puerto Rican, Dominican-American, and Chicano writers. Readings, films, and online discussions are in English. Online course. (SSDI)