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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Spanish (SPAN)
Medieval Iberia in the Modern World
Medieval Iberia in Mod World
Fall 2017
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Letter Grade

SPAN 3100

H. Bamford
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The presence of the Middle Ages in the modern world through study of texts and other cultural products. Topics may include multilingualism, contact and conflict between the three faiths of medieval Spain, creation of heroes, women, and sex.
After completing this course, students should be able to:

Employ strategies of close reading to analyze medieval texts
Identify and critique theses of critical texts and use them to formulate arguments about medieval primary texts
Historicize medieval primary texts and also articulate their relevance in present-day Spain
This is not a new course. We are only changing the title and course description to better reflect how the course has been taught over the last four years.
Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SPHHS-Humanities Courses

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