Dickinson Study Center in Málaga
The following courses are offered only at the Dickinson Study Center in Málaga:
200 Málaga Summer Immersion
A five-week course in contemporary Spanish language and culture offered
at the University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain. Students will reside with
Spanish families, speak only Spanish during this five-week period, and
participate in intensive language and culture classes, special
lectures, and field trips arranged by Dickinson in cooperation with the
Cursos para Extranjeros of the University of Málaga. Prerequisite: 116 or equivalent and permission of the department.
251 Language Tutorial
Oral practice and written compositions on a variety of topics including
the students' first-hand encounters with key aspects of Spanish
society. This course functions as an intensive language laboratory on
location in the city.
371 Literary Analysis of Hispanic Texts
An in-depth study of texts of a specific period and/or genre. This
course often focuses on contemporary writers and includes class visits
by authors being studied.
372 Spanish Society and Culture
In-depth study of several aspects of Spanish cultural traditions and
values. Contrasts Andalusian culture with other peninsular cultures.
Oral and written reports concerning cultural aspects of life in Málaga.
Local field trips and interviews are an important part of the course.Offered in the fall semester.
373 Spanish and Hispanoarab Art
An overview of Spanish art followed by an emphasis on the Hispanoarab
art of Andalusia. This course requires students to visit many museums
and places of architectural importance. Includes on-site oral
presentations and research.
374 Spain and the European Union
An interdisciplinary course that focuses on the institutions of the EU
and how they impact Spain and the lives of Spaniards. Topics discussed
include immigration, tourism, and national identity. Attention also
given to bilateral and multilateral relations between Spain and other
EU member states. Does not count for credit towards the Spanish major.
381 Topics in Hispanic Studies
Study of significant cultural, literary, and historical topics
concerning the Spanish-speaking world. Peninsular and Latin American
topics may be offered. Specific topics to be announced.