Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

US 234 Representations of the Spanish Civil War


This University Seminar examines perceptions of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and their international implications. Topics discussed include the significance of the war, the political and social background of Spanish events and society, and how the conflict has been represented by Spanish, American, Canadian, English, and French writers and philosophers. Texts include journalistic perspectives as well as autobiographical accounts and poetic responses. Spanish and international films and documentaries are screened, covering topics such as women’s participation in the war and the origins of global responses to the war. This course is a bilingual course and is taught in both Spanish and English. Readings are in both Spanish and English.

Prerequisite: SP 102  
Note: US234.1 can count toward the History, International Studies & Spanish majors and minors.