SPAN-GA 4001 - Approaches to Narrative and Poetry (4 credits)
An introductory course, combining readings of writers' reflections on writing with readings in literary theory and criticism. The readings are not limited to an exclusively Spanish or Latin American corpus; class discussion, however, is in Spanish. Visiting Spanish, Latin American and Latino writers are invited regularly to lecture in the course. Taught once a year. Required of all students.
SPAN-GA 4002 - Forms and Techniques of Fiction and Non-Fiction Prose (4 credits)
The course assumes some familiarity with major fiction writers in Spanish. Students discuss fiction and non-fiction techniques in relation to assigned readings and explore various aspects of prose writing, including memoir, literary journalism, journals, and essays. Taught once a year. Required of all students working in prose.
SPAN-GA 4003 - Forms and Techniques of Poetry (4 credits)
This class introduces students to the craft of writing poetry through readings of Spanish and Latin American poets, encourages them to reflect on that poetry and to discover in it possibilities for their own writing. Taught once a year. Required of all students working in poetry.