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SPA2502 - Hispanic Contemporary Literature

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written home exam with oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Written home exam with oral examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

The course focuses on a topic relevant to Hispanic literature or a hispanic author from the 20th and/or 21st Century. The focus may change from one year another. Relevant topics are short stories and flash fiction, multilingual literature and socially committed literature.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE

The candidate:

  • is expected to have knowledge about specific Hispanic authors
  • is expected to have detailed knowledge about a selection of Spanish speaking literary texts
  • is expected to have thorough knowledge about theory, terminology and analytical tools that are relevant for the given topic
  • has specialized within a determined area of Hispanic literature

SKILLS

The candidate:

  • is expected to be able to understand and interpret Spanish texts
  • is expected to be able to utilize his/her knowledge to reflect on and discuss important problems within Hispanic literature, both orally and in writing
  • is able to consider whether a piece information is trustworthy
  • is expected to gain further knowledge within this academic field

GENERAL COMPETENCE

The candidate:

  • is expected to be able to perform analytical reasoning
  • is expected to present and discuss problems, views and solutions, both orally and in writing
  • is expected to be able to talk to people with different backgrounds on a general level

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. The course demands a high degree of student activity, both through preparations at home and oral participation in lectures and seminars.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 written assignment (100-1200 words)
  • 1 oral assignment
  • 75% attendance in all teaching activities

Further on evaluation

Written home exam (7 days; 2500-3000 words). The final assessment is adjusted through an oral examination in Spanish of about 20 minutes. The oral examination will be cancelled if the written home exam has been failed by the examiners. Students who fail the exam must retake both parts.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The reading list will be announced at semester start.

More on the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Spanish

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Comparative Literature
  • Spanish
  • Language and Literature
  • Language Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written home exam with oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Written home exam with oral examination 100/100

Release
2022-12-08

Submission
2022-12-15


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Spring ORD Written home exam with oral examination 100/100 INSPERA
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  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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