Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

SP 321X - Across the Atlantic: Arabic Roots from Spain to Spanish-America


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Examines the geographic significance of the Berber-Arab-Jewish-Morisco and Spanish speaking worlds on a variety of levels.  Starting from the historic heritage from the al Andalus era (711-1032 AD), the course moves to the intersection of the "developing" and "developed" world in Spanish-America.  Focus on the relationship of Islamic diasporas, from the perception of terrorism, to the new left ideology in Spanish-America. Prerequisite(s): one 300-level Spanish course. Civilizations & Cultures Course (X).