Winter '00 Course Guide

Courses in Portuguese (Division 452)

Winter Term, 2000 (January 5 April 26, 2000)

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Portuguese 102. Elementary Portuguese.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Niedja Fedrigo (niedja@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Portuguese 101. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Portuguese 100. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

A continuation of Portuguese 101. Composition and reading skills given more practice. Grade based on departmental exams, oral exams, quizzes, written assignments, and daily oral work.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Portuguese 150. First Year Seminar in Brazilian Studies.

Section 001 Breaking Gender and Racial Barriers in Brazil

Instructor(s): Niedja Fedrigo (niedja@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

R&E First-Year Seminar,

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~port150/

This interdisciplinary seminar critically examines contemporary Brazilian women's condition. Their struggle to gain cultural, economic, and socio-political equality. Our focus will be on questions and perspectives concerning both the literary and socio-economic aspects of gender, race and class inequality. Resistance, transformation, and options for self-empowerment. The format includes group discussions and activities, regularly assigned readings and papers. E-mail group discussions, in-class presentations, film screenings, and Internet/library research supplement class discussions.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 1

Portuguese 232. Second-Year Portuguese.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Niedja Fedrigo (niedja@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Portuguese 231. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Portuguese 230. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to develop fluency in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Portuguese and to provide a deeper understanding of the literature, history, culture, outlooks, and habits of Portuguese-speaking peoples. Course grade is based on exams, designed to assess ability to speak, understand, read and write Portuguese, plus periodic written work (including compositions) and oral class participation.

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Portuguese 350. Independent Study.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Portuguese 232. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course exists to enable students who have begun work on some author or topic to carry their study further under a professor's guidance. The work to be done should not be the same as that done in a regular course offering. A description of the project and the required exercises to be completed, as well as a list of pertinent bibliography must be submitted to the instructor no later than the second week of the term, for the approval of the Spanish Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (Proposal forms are available in the Department Office.) The Committee is to receive a copy of any lengthy paper submitted in the course.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Portuguese 450. Independent Study.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of department. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The work to be done should not be the same as that offered in a regular course. A written description of the project together with an appropriate bibliography must be submitted for initial approval to the proposed instructor of the course and then to the Concentration Advisor for final approval prior to the beginning of the term during which the independent study is to be undertaken.

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Portuguese 489. Directed Readings in Portuguese.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of department. (2-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course exists to enable students who have begun work on some author or topic to carry their study further under a professor's guidance. The work to be done should not be the same as that done in a regular course offering. A description of the project and the required exercises to be completed, as well as a list of pertinent bibliography must be submitted to the Concentration Adviser no later than the second week of the term, for the approval of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (Proposal forms are available in the Department Office.) The Committee is to receive a copy of any lengthy paper submitted in the course.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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