Interim Courses Abroad

Off-campus courses, both international and in the United States, are offered during the January Interim. They vary from year to year. Details are available in the Off-Campus Interims brochure published each spring and in the Interims Announcement printed in mid-fall.

Common Programs

Spanish 240:Puerto Rican Politics & Environment

This academic civic engagement course explores the culture of Puerto Rico, including its politics, national identity, folklore, and the
environment. Students will travel to Puerto Rico (a territory of the U.S.A.), where they will read and analyze authentic materials in Spanish, participate in talks and discussions with local professors, college students and community leaders. Facebook page link here.

Spanish 270: Spain’s Cultural and Linguistic Legacy

This topics course explores a Spanish peninsular cultural, literary, and/or linguistic theme from a base in Spain through analysis and discussion of texts, guest lectures, excursions to appropriate cultural sites, field research, and related experiential activities. Sample topics include: Christians, Jews and Muslims in Spain, and Spain’s Autonomous Communities, Spain’s Multilingual and Multicultural Landscape. Taught in Spanish. Counts toward Latin American studies major. Prerequisite: SPAN 250.