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  • SPS 502 - Spanish Caribbean Literature and Culture
    This course, taught in English, is intended to introduce students to the Spanish speaking Caribbean. Through the study of literature, painting, and cinema, students will have a broad overview of Hispanic Caribbean cultural traditions. Students will study three principal countries: Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Major authors to be studied may include Rosario Ferré, Miguel Piñero, Nicolas Guillen, Aida Cartagena Portalatin, Julia de Burgos, Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda and Lydia Cabrera.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Liberal Studies: UL
  • SPS 503 - Sex in the Early Modern City
    This course, taught in English, studies the construction of sex and gender in the literature and history of the Early Modern World. Students will read a selection of works on women and learning, gender politics, the development of medical studies, sexuality and disease, prostitution, and various forms of sexuality, among other issues. Studying gender relations and their literary and cultural manifestations, students will gain a better understanding of past and present cultural attitudes toward women.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Liberal Studies: UL