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Kristee K Boehm
SPAN 467
Seattle Campus

Spanish Women

Women's culture in Spain, focusing on women's experience during Civil War; persecution and censorship of women activists, artists, intellectuals during Franco years; changes in women's culture brought about by reintroduction of democracy; major issues addressed by contemporary Spanish feminists. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330; SPAN 321; SPAN 322; either SPAN 304, SPAN 305, SPAN 306, SPAN 307, SPAN 308, SPAN 319, SPAN 339, SPAN 340, SPAN 350, SPAN 351, SPAN 352, SPAN 394, or SPAN 395.

Class description

SPAN 467 Spanish Women (5) I&S/VLPA A study of women's literature and culture in Spain. The course will focus on Spanish women's experience during the Civil War, their role during the years of the Franco regime, changes in women's culture brought about by the reintroduction of democracy, and issues facing Spanish women at the start of the 21st century. The course will approach these themes primarily through the study of literary works by women writers of each period, although selected non-literary readings on Spanish women from 1936 to the present will also be included. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 322; one additional 300-level course above SPAN 303.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Kristee K Boehm
Date: 12/15/2004