2023-2024 / LROM0101-3

Hispanic cultures


30h Th, 3d FT Tr. Pr.

Number of credits

 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general5 crédits 
 Master in multilingual communication (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Kristine Vanden Berghe

Language(s) of instruction

Spanish language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course, in Spanish, studies a serires of important Spanish American cultural topics, from Conquest till the contemporary times. Special attention is given to the last decades.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The student should know the themes studied in the course and situate the important issues in the epistemology of the Spanish-American cultures.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Very good comprehension (both oral and written) of the Spanish language.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Ex cathedra.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

course teached in Spanish, second semester, Thursday 12-14

Recommended or required readings

Kristine Vanden Berghe, Temas de historia y civilización latinoamericanas. Plantyn, 2010, 3a edición actualizada.

Anthology. "Cultures hispaniques" 2021-2022.

The student should read the following books in an autonomous way and be capable of comment them in function of the issues studied in the course. 

Garro, Elena, Los recuerdos del porvenir.

Ariel Dorman, La muerte y la doncella

Leonardo Padura, Pasado perfecto.

Guadalupe Nettel, El cuerpo en que nací.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam in May/June on the course and the readings.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

From February till May, Thursday 12h-14h.



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