Units of Study

SPAN3624 - Spain: A Nation of Nations?

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kathryn Crameri

Description

Contemporary Spain is a very diverse country with several distinct cultural and linguistic groups. In some cases, this has given rise to minority nationalisms that challenge the sovereignty and hegemony of the Spanish state. This unit introduces students to the advantages and challenges of such diversity, including some of its political aspects. Specific topics include language planning, regional cultures, ethnicity, minority nationalism, and independence movements. No knowledge of Spanish is required to take this unit.

Assessments

1xoral presentation (equivalent to 1500wd) (30%), 1x500wd essay plan (10%), 1x4000wd research essay (50%), class participation (10%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

24 credit points at Junior level from Table A of the Table of Units of Study

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