FRIT-F 651: Contemporary France on Film

FRIT-F 651: Contemporary France on Film Offered primarily for middle- and high-school teachers of French, this interdisciplinary course uses recent French-language documentary and fiction films to reflect critically on social, cultural, and political issues crucial to...

FRIT-F 673: Topics in the Teaching and Learning of French

FRIT-F 673: Topics in the Teaching and Learning of French This course for in-service teachers focuses on the sources of grammatical errors in nonnative French. It discusses the status of second language knowledge in the mind/brain, processes of development, and the...

FRIT-F 561: Studies in French Civilization

FRIT-F 561: Studies in French Civilization As a marginal social space disproportionately inhabited by immigrants and minorities, the banlieues surrounding most major French cities have long served as a lightning rod for debates about poverty, (in)equality and critique...

FRIT-F 825: 21st/17th Century Francophone Theater

FRIT-F 825: 21st/17th Century Francophone Theater This theater history seminar will study how current productions from across the francophone world engage with French theater’s neo-classical past to shape francophone drama in different ways. Students can expect close...

FRIT-F 580: Applied French Linguistics

FRIT-F 580: Applied French Linguistics Broadly speaking, Applied Linguistics is the field of study that seeks to apply findings from core areas of linguistics to real-world issues. Our focus will be the application of selected findings in linguistics to the pedagogy...

SPAN-T 550: Hispanic Studies

SPAN-T 550: Hispanic Studies This graduate-level course highlights poetry from Spain and Latin America. Through readings, written analyses, short projects and tests, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to design high-impact activities using poems....

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions Spanish Through Cultural Expressions is a course specifically designed for current teachers of K-12 Spanish courses. Its goal is to explore the cultural expressions of the Hispanic world (narrative, art/visual media,...

SPAN-T 510: Second Language Acquisition for Spanish Teaching

SPAN-T 510: Second Language Acquisition for Spanish Teaching This course applies second/additional language (L2) research to maximize learning opportunities in Spanish L2 classrooms. Contextualizes Spanish in the U.S. and explores how L2 Spanish is acquired and what...

POLS-Y 661: American Politics

POLS-Y 661: American Politics This course examines one of the institutions central to our government – the presidency. The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the development of the institution of the U.S. presidency, its...

SPAN-T 560: Spanish Sociolinguistics

SPAN-T 560: Spanish Sociolinguistics This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts in sociolinguistics, with an emphasis on its application in the classroom. Sociolinguistics focuses on the symbolic value of language as an expression of group identity...

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions This course explores the cultures of Spain and Latin America. Through readings, discussions and projects, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to intentionally incorporate interculturality and global...

SPAN-T 520: Spanish Writing and Grammar

SPAN-T 520: Spanish Writing and Grammar The course places emphasis on students’ understanding of grammar and the development of writing techniques in Spanish. The primary goals of the class are to increase students’ comprehension of Spanish grammar and...

POLS-Y 580: Research Methods in Political Science

POLS-Y 580: Research Methods in Political Science Topics include discussions of the founda­tions of political research; alternative research strategies; problems of measuring political variables; and designs of research to test hypotheses. Please review the syllabus...

SPAN-T 510: Second Language Acquisition for Spanish Teaching

SPAN-T 510: Second Language Acquisition for Spanish Teaching How is Spanish acquired in the classroom? As a Spanish teacher, how do I use this knowledge to positively impact opportunities for acquisition and learning in the classroom? Using recent theories and...

POLS-Y 567: Public Opinion – Approaches and Issues

POLS-Y 567: Public Opinion – Approaches and Issues This course explores the structure and dynamics of American public opinion, providing a broad-based introduction to the forces that shape citizens’ social and political attitudes in the contemporary United...