Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Nicolas Shumway


Professor EmeritusPh.D.-Spanish Language and Literature, University of California, Los Angeles

Nicolas Shumway

Contact

  • Office: BEN 2.116
  • Office Hours: TW 2:30-4
  • Campus Mail Code: B3700

Interests


Spanish-American literature, Intellectual History.

Biography


Professor Shumway's scholarship explores Latin-American history and culture with particular emphasis on Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. He has experience lecturing to academic as well as community groups.

Courses


SPN 322K • Civilization Of Spanish Amer

47600-47625 • Spring 2010
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM CAL 100
GC (also listed as LAS 370S)

Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries.

SPN 322K • Civilization Of Spanish Amer

48055-48080 • Spring 2008
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MEZ 1.306
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries.

HIS 306N • Key Ideas & Iss In Lat Amer

40165 • Fall 2006
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM CBA 4.328
(also listed as LAS 301)

 

 

SPN 352 • Intro Spanish Amer Short Story

47105 • Spring 2006
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM BEN 1.104
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Major writers and works of Spanish and Spanish American literature.

Topic 1: Spain in 1492.

Topic 2: Literature of the Spanish Civil War.

Topic 3: The Latin American Short Story. Examination of the most representative Latin American authors as a course of study in the art of storytelling, literary history, individual poetics, and narrative theories.

Topic 4: Contemporary Caribbean Literature.

 

SPN 322K • Civilization Of Spanish Amer

45445-45480 • Spring 2005
Meets TTH 9:30AM-11:00AM GAR 1
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries.

SPN 322K • Civilization Of Spanish Amer

44090-44125 • Spring 2003
Meets TTH 9:30AM-11:00AM GAR 1
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries.

SPN 352 • 20th-C Latin Amer Short Story

44300 • Spring 2003
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM BAT 307
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Major writers and works of Spanish and Spanish American literature.

Topic 1: Spain in 1492.

Topic 2: Literature of the Spanish Civil War.

Topic 3: The Latin American Short Story. Examination of the most representative Latin American authors as a course of study in the art of storytelling, literary history, individual poetics, and narrative theories.

Topic 4: Contemporary Caribbean Literature.

 

LAS 698A • Thesis

36595 • Spring 2002

Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in Latin American studies and consent of the supervising professor and the graduate adviser; for 698B, Latin American Studies 698A.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class.

SPN 322K • Civilization Of Spanish Amer

43810-43845 • Spring 2002
Meets TTH 9:30AM-11:00AM GAR 1
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries.

LAS F679HA • Honors Tutorial Course

85565 • Summer 2001

For honors candidates in Latin American studies. Individual reading of selected works for one semester, followed in the second semester by the writing of an honors thesis.

Prerequisite: For Latin American Studies 679HA, Latin American Studies 359H, admission to the Latin American Studies Honors Program, and written consent of the Latin American Studies Honors Program adviser; for 679HB, Latin American Studies 679HA.

SPN 322K • Civilization Of Spanish Amer

43565-43590 • Spring 2001
Meets TTH 9:30AM-11:00AM WEL 2.246
(also listed as LAS 370S)

Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries.

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