Francisco Javier Fernández Urenda, PhD

Current semester


Spanish 330: Culture and Civilization of Spain consist in a wide perspective of Spain, its culture and its people. History and present of Spain will be reviewed and discussed while focusing in different aspects like art, music, gastronomy, politics, literature and other cultural issues. Special relevance will be given to contemporary Spain and how different civilizations have influenced the 21 st century complex Spanish society. Films, music, writing and discussion will improve your Spanish language skills while learning more about that interesting European country. This class will provide you a strong background to take SPAN 341 in next Fall semester.



Spanish 320: Advanced Spanish. This class is intended to provide the required skills to students who are planning to take advance level classes in both literature (SPAN 340, SPAN 350) and culture (SPAN 330, SPAN 331). You will learn how to properly analyze different texts including narrative, poetry, theater, cinema, comics, TV commercials, and advertisements. A term project summarizing what has been learned will be required.



Spanish 201: intermediate Spanish I. (Sections 07 and 08) A class devoted to keep practicing with stuctures, vocabulary, and culture issues that will help students to improve their abilities to communicate in Spanish. 
Don Quixote in his library, G. Doré









Fco. Javier Fernández Urenda - 2017