Spanish Women through Literature and Film (SPAN 230)

Spanish 230

Special topics in Identities and Intersections

Instructor: Nieves Romero-Diaz

Offered: Spring 2016 (topics change per semester)

This course explores the history of Spanish women from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. Topics include a variety of feminist issues, from domestic violence to maternity and equality. There is a strong emphasis on developing analytical strategies for reading and speaking, improving skills for (creative) writing, and designing pedagogical materials for teaching. Students will examines works by María de Zayas, Federico García Lorca, and Ana Rossetti, and movies by Icíar Bollaín and Bigas Luna, among others.