XESX003 Spanish Language and Latin American Art, Literature and Culture (3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Spanish, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2024-2025, 2025-2026, 2026-2027, 2027-2028


Course description

The main objective of the course is to gain an overview of the most relevant aspects of Latin American literature, art, and culture and engage in discussions and reflections on the content covered.

Main content

  • Revolutionary art

  • Latin American myths

  • Religious syncretism

  • Contemporary literature

  • Film

Learning outcomes

On the completion of the course, the student is expected to

  • understand the characteristics of Latin American cultures
  • be able to compare and discuss personal cultural views and experiences in Spanish
  • be able to discuss appropriately in Spanish the main contents of the course
  • understand a variety of cultural perspectives

Additional information

The course is available to all students from all faculties.

Description of prerequisites

A2- level in Spanish.

Recommended prerequisites

Study materials

All the course material will be found in the Moodle space of the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Active participation and passing all the course assigments.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Spanish, Finnish