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Relevant Courses

The following list includes some of the more commonly-taught courses with connections to DEI-related themes in the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures. It is not meant to be exhaustive, nor are these courses offered every semester. Rather, the list is intended to help students familiarize themselves with the kinds of courses we teach.

Subject Course Title Topic Instructor LSA Race & Ethnicity (R&E) Requirement
FRENCH 270 French and Francophone Literature and Culture Being Queer in Modern France and in Modern French Blake Gutt  
FRENCH 270 French and Francophone LIterature and Culture Literature and Justice Michèle Hannoosh  
FRENCH 270 French and Francophone Literature and Culture Black France Annette Joseph-Gabriel  
FRENCH 272 French and Francophone Film, Media, and Culture La Guerre d’Algérie au cinéma George Hoffmann  
FRENCH 274 French and Francophone Societies and Culture Humor, Satire, and Islam(ophobia) in France Adi Saleem Bharat  
FRENCH 360 French Asia Pacific The French Pacific, Artificial Paradise George Hoffmann Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Fall 2018.
FRENCH 374 Problems in Society and Social Theory "Unequal Lives" David Caron  
 
ITALIAN 240 Italian Mafia n/a Karla Mallette Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Fall 2020.
ITALIAN 311 Making Difference in Italy n/a Paolo Squatriti  
ITALIAN 325 Italian Novels and Films n/a Vincenzo Binetti  
ITALIAN 340 Contemporary Italian Culture Intellettuali e societa: dal dopoguerra ai nostri giorni Vincenzo Binetti  
ITALIAN 415 Topics in Italian Studies Italy and the Muslim World Karla Mallette  
ITALIAN 415 Topics in Italian Studies Shades of Black: Italians and Race Giulia Riccò Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Winter 2021.
ITALIAN 470 Advanced Topics in Italian Studies I movimenti politici degli anni '60 e '70 in Italia: testi e contesti Vincenzo Binetti  
 
PORTUGUESE 301 Topics in Afro-Luso-Brazilian Cultures The Multi-Ethnic Roots of Brazilian Popular Culture: From Margins to Center Paulina Alberto  
PORTUGUESE 301 Topics in Afro-Luso-Brazilian Cultures Domestic Workers in Latin America Victoria Langland  
PORTUGUESE 471 Literature in the Portuguese-Speaking World The Literature of Race in Brazil Paulina Alberto  
PORTUGUESE 474 Advanced Topics in Afro-Luso-Brazilian Cultures Comparative Topics in Spanish and Portuguese: Stories and Histories of Race in Brazil and Argentina Paulina Alberto  
 
SPANISH 355 New World Spanish Spanish in the U.S. Teresa Satterfield  
SPANISH 373 Topics in Hispanic Studies iGol!: The Culture of Soccer in Latin America Nilo Couret  
SPANISH 373 Topics in Hispanic Studies Youth Culture in Critical Times: Technology, Politics, and the Arts (1920-1940) Juli Highfill  
SPANISH 373 Topics in Hispanic Studies Bilingualism in the Spanish-Speaking World Teresa Satterfield  
SPANISH 375 Topics in Hispano/Islamic/Sephardic Cultures Race and the Representation of Muslims in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature Ryan Szpiech Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Fall 2021.
SPANISH 385 Race and Ethnicity in the Hispanic World Immigration and Discrimination in Spain: Race, Ethnicity, Religion, and Gender Javier Entrambasaguas Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Winter 2017.
SPANISH 385 Race and Ethnicity in the Hispanic World Language of Reggaetón Teresa Satterfield Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Fall 2019.
SPANISH 385 Race and Ethnicity in the Hispanic World Race and "Blood Purity" ("Limpieza de Sangre") Ryan Szpiech Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Fall 2020.
SPANISH/
ROMLING
416 Spanish Sociolinguistics n/a Nicholas Henriksen  
SPANISH/
ROMLING
418 Spanish Second Language Acquisition n/a Lorenzo García-Amaya  
SPANISH 420 Latin American and Latino/a Film Studies Cine Latinoamericano: Desplazamientos Y Movimientos Sociales Alex Herrero  
SPANISH 423 Visual Cultures in the Hispanic World Our North is the South: Designing Latin America Ana María León  
SPANISH 426 Film Genres in the Hispanic World Film Genres in Modern and Contemporary Spain Cristina Moreiras-Menor  
SPANISH 430 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Culture and Society Writing Race and Nation in Latin America Paulina Alberto  
SPANISH 430 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Culture and Society Argentina in Fiction and History Paulina Alberto  
SPANISH 432 Gender, Sexuality, and Culture Feminisms in the Hispanic World Ana Sabau  
SPANISH 438 Political and Economic Thought in Latin America/Spain Economy, Politics, and Ideology in Latin America Javier Sanjinés  
SPANISH 440 Literatures and Cultures of the Borderlands: The Politics of Language n/a Lawrence LaFountain-Stokes  
SPANISH 445 Romance Studies: Introduction to French-Spanish Literary Relations The Black Radical Imagination Gavin Arnall  
SPANISH 458 Early Modern Narrative The Voice of the Other in Early Modern Spain Enrique García Santo-Tomás  
SPANISH 470 Colonial Latin America Racism and Colonialism in Latin America Daniel Nemser  
SPANISH 472 Indigenous Societies Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Gustavo Verdesio  
SPANISH 473 Colonial/Postcolonial Studies in Latin American Cultures Colonial Discourse and Postcolonial Theory Gustavo Verdesio  
SPANISH 473 Colonial/Postcolonial Studies in Latin American Cultures Latin American Wars Sergio Villalobos Ruminott  
SPANISH 476 Latin American Poetry Poesia Latinoamericana Kate Jenckes  
SPANISH/
ROMLING
487 Studies in Hispanic Linguistics Do You Speak Andalusian? Nicholas Henriksen  
SPANISH /
ROMLING
487 Studies in Hispanic Linguistics Mock Spanish: Language, Mockery, and Racism Teresa Satterfield Satisfies LSA R&E requirement.
Five-year approval, beginning Winter 2021.
SPANISH 488 Topics in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures Contemporary Limits: Human, Inhumane, Animal, Object Gareth Williams