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SPAN 7691: Seminar on Spanish American Literature: Welcome

Fall 2013

Professor: Dr. Diana Ruggiero
E-mail: dmrggero@memphis.edu
Office: Jones Hall 221
Office hours: MW 12:30-1:30 p.m. or by appointment
Office phone:  901-6782509

Class: T 2:30-5:30 pm Panhellenic Bldg 201    

Google phone (240) 342-­‐6210 *  

*I will also be online on

Course Requirements

  • Reacciones a las lecturas: 10%
  • Ensayo final (proyecto de investigación): 30%
  • fMidterm: 10%
  • Final: 25%
  • Presentación oral: 10%
  • Participación: 15%

Escala de clasificación

A

93-100

A-

90-92

B+

88-89

B

83-87

B-

80-82

C+

78-79

C

73-77

C-

70-72

D+

68-69

D

65-67

E

0-64.9

Descripción del curso

This course will study the development of Latin America Literature in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, focusing on some of the main literary works of the time.

The framework of the course is post-colonial theory, 

Final Project

Research Project: students will pursue a research project that will focus on a specific cultural practice chosen according to your interests but in consultation with the professor. It will be presented in two steps: first, a midterm draft (4-5 pages) see calendar for due date, in which the main topic and major lines of argumentation are discussed; it should include the bibliography. Second, the midterm should be reworked and edited as a final paper (8-10 pages) due on final. All written in Spanish.

Subject Guide

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Contact:
University Libraries

University of Memphis

126 Ned R. McWherter Library

Memphis, TN 38152

901-678-4288