Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

SPAN 351   Spanish Literature: Knights and Troubadours in Medieval Spain
RestrictionsStudents who complete a 400-level course may not register for this course.
Pre-Requisites At least four years of high school Spanish or SPAN 202
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

Offers an introduction to Spanish literature from its medieval origins through the 15th century, with emphasis on the relations among literature, culture, and civilization. Works from different genres are studied, including epic poetry, Hispano-Arabic poetry, folk ballads, early theater, historical works, and short stories. Students explore issues of authorship, as well as the cultural, religious, and historical contexts that produced each work. Language Placement Guidelines