Salem State University offers graduate-level courses in Spanish and Italian in spring 2013

Salem State University offers graduate-level courses in Spanish and Italian in spring 2013

These courses are open to students in the Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish (MAT-Spanish) program and any other students in a graduate program who need an elective, or to any other interested qualified individuals.

All graduate courses at Salem State University are worth 67.5 PDPs

SPN 706 Seminar in Peninsular Spanish Literature

When: Thursdays 4:30-6:50 pm, January 17-May 6

A study of Peninsular Spanish literature as interplay between artistic expression and underlying value schemes. Each work is examined to reveal essential aspects of a value system (faith, reason, passion, society, art, etc.) and their effect on literary expression. The readings exemplify various genres (poetry, essay, novel, drama, short story) and are representative of major periods from the medieval to the contemporary. Conducted entirely in Spanish.

ITL 706 20th Century Italian Short Story

When: Mondays, 5–8 pm, January 14–May 6

WhereOff-campus: Consulate General of Italy, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA  02210

This course features in-depth study of the 20th century Italian short story, its development and reflection of the historical political and cultural realities of contemporary Italian and European literary, philosophical and social trends. The reading selection includes a variety of linguistic styles, focusing on realistic, fantastic, and psychological short stories. In addition to literary texts, class material will include critical essays, films, music, and art. Conducted entirely in Italian.

All questions can be sent to the department’s graduate coordinator Dr. Kenneth Reeds (kreeds@salemstate.edu)

For more information about Salem State University’s MAT in Spanish use this link salemstate.edu/academics/schools/6646.php