The language of instruction for all courses listed will be in English or Spanish, depending on student needs and enrollment. Course numbers indicate the approximate equivalent University of Virginia courses. Course availability is subject to student interest (a minimum of 5 students is normally required for each course). The schedule for special courses will be fixed when the regular Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya schedule is published. All courses offered during the corresponding Summer Session are open to Spring Term students. Brief descriptions of the contents of those courses and of courses listed below only by their titles can be found under the Summer Session Curriculum section.
ANTH 3520: ANDEAN AND AMAZONIC ANTHROPOLOGY
HILA 3150: PERUVIAN HISTORY: PRE-INCA TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
HILA 3160: CONTEMPORARY PERÚ: HISTORY, POWER, AND SOCIETY
PHIL 2755: ETHICS AND FILM
SOC 2415: PERUVIAN SOCIAL REALITY
An introduction to the study of Peruvian social movements, processes, and structures in the 20th century. Students will be introduced to sociological concepts and theories. A familiarity with introductory level sociology is suggested but not required.
SOC 2420: CONTEMPORARY PERÚ: HISTORY, POWER, AND SOCIETY
SOC 3430: GENDER ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY PERÚ
An introduction to the study of the place of women in contemporary Peruvian society. The course will study the changing legal and socio-economic relations between men and women in Peruvian society. The course will deal with a variety of issues involving gender, from labor and the public sphere, to abortion and the family. Previous course in sociology required.
SPAN 4870: LATIN AMERICAN FICTION OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY IN TRANSLATION
A survey of some of the most important Latin American and Peruvian fiction of the twentieth century, with concentration on notable authors such as Alejo Carpentier, Jorge Luis Borges, Juan Rulfo, José María Arguedas, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Gabriel García Márquez. All works are read in translation.
SPAN 4990: CONTEMPORARY PERUVIAN POETRY AND FICTION DIRECTED READINGS (in Spanish)
Term Sessions Spanish Language Courses
The Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, in conjunction with the UVa Program, is able to offer instruction in Spanish as a foreign language at all levels, modeled exactly on the courses offered at UVa, down to the textbooks and materials, adding the experience of professional language teachers and the environment of a Spanish-speaking country. All Spanish language courses are worth 3 credits each, except SPAN 1010 and SPAN 1020, which are worth 5 credits each. Our program, which emphasizes exposure of real-life linguistic interaction, offers the following courses in Spanish language. Brief descriptions of the contents of those courses listed only by their titles and schedule can be found under the Summer Session Curriculum section. All Summer Session courses are open to Spring Term students. See the descriptions for these courses under the Summer Session curriculum earlier in this brochure.
SPAN 1010, 1020: BEGINNING SPANISH
SPAN 2010, 2020: INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
SPAN 3010: ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR REVIEW
SPAN 3030: ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION
SPAN 3330: INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY ANALYSIS
Term Sessions Intensive Complete Immersion Spanish Language Program
Term Session students may also take an exclusive Spanish-language course load, starting at their corresponding Spanish-language level, or an exclusive load of upper-level Spanish language courses and other courses in Spanish. Students will have access to the same facilities in the main campus (libraries, computer labs, etc) as all other students in the program. Students who register for an exclusive Spanish-language course load will be in a complete immersion language program and will be housed individually with Peruvian families who do not speak English. Students can complete more than two years of US-College Spanish during the Term Session of the UVa Program in Perú. Students who take the complete immersion program and an exclusive 1000- and 2000- level Spanish language load will be registered for a total of 14 credits and will complete the sequence from SPAN 1010 to SPAN 2020.