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P. Pàmies, Susanna Academic Services Director


Research Areas research areas



  • catalunya,barcelona, catalan studies, literature, art, architecture, film, drama, comic, graphic novels


courses taught

  • SPAN 1020 - Beginning Spanish 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Continuation of SPAN 1010. Attendance at the language laboratory may be mandatory. Department enforced prerequisite: SPAN 1010 (min. grade C-). Credit not granted for this course and SPAN 1150.
  • SPAN 2110 - Second-Year Spanish 1
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019
    Grammar review. Emphasizes reading, writing, and speaking skills. Attendance at the language laboratory may be mandatory. Department enforced prerequisite: SPAN 1020 (min. grade C-). Degree credit not granted for this course and SPAN 2150.
  • SPAN 2450 - Catalan for Spanish Speakers
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Offers an intensive introduction to the Catalan language for those able to speak Spanish. By the end of the course students should be able to communicate well in all language-skills areas: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also have gained a better understanding and appreciation of the Catalan singularity. Recommended prerequisite: SPAN 3000 or placement or five semesters of college Spanish or department consent required.
  • SPAN 3250 - Catalan Culture 2: Contemporary Trends and Barcelona
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Introduces students to the contemporary social and cultural trends of Catalonia as they take place mainly in its capital Barcelona. Examines current developments in fields such as theatre, art, fashion, cooking, urban design or architecture. Department enforced prerequisite: SPAN 3000.
  • SPAN 3280 - Introduction to Catalan Literature & Film
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces students to the rich and diverse literary and film traditions of Catalonia, an economically vibrant area of the Iberian Peninsula with 10 million people and a distinct culture and language. Department enforced prerequisite: SPAN 3000 or equivalent. Course taught in Spanish.

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