Language and Cultural Diversity of Southern Spain

HISP-X 395 — Spring 2020

Ancient cathedral in Murcia, Spain
Murcia, Spain
Days and Times
May 11 – 25 (2 CR.)
Course Description

2 Credits

In this course, you’ll conduct research at the University of Murcia as well as in the community, focusing on the linguistic landscape of Murcia and the linguistic differences between genders. Discover how language is used through city signs, paying attention to official vs. non-official signs, language used, etc., while understanding the historical and demographic configuration of the city. You will use your data collection to complete a perception project about language attitudes. You’ll also visit historical and touristic landmarks.

Manuel Diaz-Campos, Spanish and Portuguese

Application deadline
November 1

Course fee
Includes academic fees, housing, some meals, excursions, and health insurance. Student is responsible for flights, personal expenses, and vacation travel.


Eligibility requirements
Must have completed HISP-S 326 or its equivalent; must be enrolled in HISP-S 495 for the spring 2020 semester; have a 3.0 GPA.

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