ROMLANG 400 - Topics in Romance Languages and Literature
Section: 001 Mediterranean Encounters: Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Age of Empires (1453-1700)
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Romance Languages and Literatures (ROMLANG)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Other:
Minicourse
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Class Misc Info:

This class is taught in English.

This course counts toward the Spanish major requirements and as literature credit toward the Spanish minor. This course is not suitable for students to take in conjunction with SPANISH 308.

Other Course Info:
Course may be taught in a Romance language.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

The early modern period saw the rise of two great Eurasian empires, the Spanish Habsburgs and the Ottomans, who played out their universalist aspirations in the Mediterranean frontier. In this intense imperial competition (and perhaps propelled by it), a different set of actors — ambassadors, interpreters, soldiers, corsairs, merchants, renegades, and captives — negotiated spaces for interaction and exchange. Through a close reading of travel narratives, literary texts, ambassadors’ reports, soldiers’ tales, captivity stories, as well as biographies of merchants and go-betweens, this course will examine the politics of identity in the eastern, southern, western, and northern shores of the Mediterranean.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

No data submitted

Class Format:

This class is taught in English.

ROMLANG 400 - Topics in Romance Languages and Literature
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
30406
Open
6
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (REC)
P
30619
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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MW 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: This is a one-credit mini-course. Class dates are November 6, 11, 13, 18, and 20. This class does not count toward the Spanish major or minor requirements.
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ISBN: 0812222156
?The Bagnios of Algiers? and ?The Great Sultana? Two Plays of Captivity, Author: Miguel de Cervantes ; edited and translated by Barbara Fuchs and Aaron J. Ilika, Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press 1ST 2012
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