SPAN 3920 Spain as a Cultural Crossroad in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SPAN 60.50.
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3 hours, minimum of 6 hours fieldwork and excursions; 6 credits

A consideration of the complex cultural heritage of medieval and Renaissance Spain. Turbulent relations versus peaceful coexistence between and among Christians, Moslems, and Jews. Birth of a nation and consecration of a language. Influence of Africa, European countries, and the New World. Study of history, literature, art, architecture, and music enriched by visits to museums. Excursions to cities and castles. All written work to be done in Spanish.

Prerequisite: Spanish 2020 [11.1] or 2030W or 3610 [17.50] or permission of the chairperson.


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