INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF HUMAN LANGUAGE Credits: 3
The course introduces and explores the areas of language acquisition, dialects, social variations of language, language and ethnicity, language and gender, and cross-cultural and multi-cultural perspectives of language. The student will get a broad understanding of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics in the context of English and its history.
MASTERPIECES OF HISPANIC LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION (XX CENTURY) Credits: 3
Focuses on translated works of contemporary Hispanic Literature written in Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Introduces students to the reading and interpretation of outstanding Hispanic writers from the Generation of 98 in Spain, and from Modernism in Spanish America to the present. Pursues various genres within prose, drama, and poetry. Major literary trends will be studied: modernism, criollismo, fantastic realism, magical realism, existentialism, neorealism, post-modernism, and feminist literature, among others. (Taught in English). This course does not fulfill the foreign language requirement.