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ILAC 157: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Literatures

Survey of Iberian literature from the medieval and early modern periods. When covering texts in languages other than Spanish, translations into English or Spanish will be made available. Taught in Spanish; prerequisite: SPANLANG 13 or equivalen
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Barletta, V. (PI)

ILAC 193: The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar (ILAC 393)

Pedro Almodóvar is one of the most recognizable auteur directors in the world today. His films express a hybrid and eclectic visual style and the blurring of frontiers between mass and high culture. Special attention is paid to questions of sexuality and the centering of usually marginalized characters. This course studies Pedro Almodóvar's development from his directorial debut to the present, from the "shocking" value of the early films to the award-winning mastery of the later ones. Prerequisite: ability to understand spoken Spanish. Readings in English. Midterm and final paper can be in English. Majors should write in Spanish.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Resina, J. (PI)

ILAC 199: Individual Work

Open only to students in the department, or by consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ILAC 205: Medieval Iberia: Eight Centuries of Contact Between Christians, Muslims, and Jews (HISTORY 311K)

The course will approach medieval Iberia on the basis of fresh knowledge. An enduring cliché identifies medieval Iberia with contemporary Spain. Medieval Iberia consisted of several kingdoms: Al-Andalus, Portugal, Navarre, Castile, and the Crown of Aragon, itself a coalition of sovereignties including Catalonia, Aragon, Valencia, and Mallorca, each with its own laws, institutions and currencies. Moreover, medieval Iberia was neither a stage of permanent religious war --the Reconquista-- nor a haven of peace and tolerance among the three great religions that coexisted in the peninsula: Christians, Muslims and Jews. The historical reality is always more complex than the myths and platitudes that prevail in popularizing views of the past. And though the myths will be examined, as well as major historiographical disputes, the objective of the course is to study the interaction between the various Iberian societies, from conflict (conquest, colonization, destruction, captivity, slavery, forced conversion, persecution of dissidents) to coexistence. Instructor: Antoni Furió.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ILAC 242: Poetry Workshop in Spanish

Latin American and Spanish poetry approached through elements of craft. Assignments are creative in nature and focus on lyric subgenres (e.g. ode, elegy, prose poetry) and formal elements of poetry (e.g. meter, rhythm, rhetorical figures, and tropes). Students write original poems over the course of the quarter. No previous experience with creative writing is required. Authors include Dari­o, Machado, Jimenez, Vallejo, Huidobro, Salinas, Pales Matos, Lorca, Aleixandre, Cernuda, Neruda, Girondo. Course is offered every other year. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: 100-level course taught in Spanish, or equivalent. Enrollment limited to 10 students.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Santana, C. (PI)

ILAC 267E: Comparative Historical Development of Latin America and East Asia (HISTORY 205E, HISTORY 305E)

Analysis, in historical perspective, of similarities and differences between development of Latin America and East Asia from early modern times to the present. Focusing primarily on Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, on one hand, and China, Japan, and (South) Korea, on the other, topics include impact of colonial and postcolonial relationships on development of states, markets, and classes, as well as geopolitical, social, cultural, technological and environmental factors that shaped and were shaped by them.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Wolfe, M. (PI)

ILAC 272E: Clarice Lispector: Literature, Autobiography and Psychoanalysis

"If Kafka had been a woman. If Rilke had been a Jewish Brazilian born in the Ukraine. If Rimbaud had been a mother¿. If Heidegger had written the Romance of the Earth¿over there is where Lispector writes.¿ (H.Cixous.) From Near to the Wild Heart to her Complete Stories. In English, with Portuguese sections.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ILAC 278: Senior Seminar: Don Quijote

Focus is on a close reading of the original Spanish text of Miguel de Cervantes's prose masterpiece. The rise of the novel, written culture, empire, the rise of capitalism, Islam in the West, madness, reason and imagination, genius, and masochistic desire. (in Spanish)
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Barletta, V. (PI)

ILAC 299: Individual Work

Open to department advanced undergraduates or graduate students by consent of professor. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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