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Portuguese

  • PORT 101  Elementary Portuguese I

    Description:
    Designed for students with little or no background in the Portuguese language. Portuguese 101 focuses on the acquisition of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills within a cultural framework. Weekly laboratory attendance and assignments required.   More Info

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  • PORT 102  Elementary Portuguese II

    Description:
    A continuation of PORT 101. Portuguese 102 focuses on furthering the acquisition of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills within a cultural framework. Weekly laboratory attendance and assignments required.   More Info

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  • PORT 201  Intermediate Portuguese I

    Description:
    Further development of language skills, with readings in Portuguese and Brazilian literature and civilization.   More Info

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  • PORT 202  Intermediate Portuguese II

    Description:
    A continuation of PORT 201. Further development of language skills, with readings in Portuguese and Brazilian literature and civilization.   More Info

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  • PORT 278  Portuguese for Heritage Speakers

    Description:
    This course addresses the linguistic needs of bicultural students who have a command of spoken Portuguese but who have had no formal instruction in the language. (Offered once a year.)   More Info

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  • PORT 279  Writing for Heritage Speakers of Portuguese

    Description:
    This course is conducted as a workshop on writing for Portuguese-heritage students. Topics include problems of style and geographic linguistic varieties. (Offered once a year.)   More Info

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  • PORT 304  Advanced Portuguese

    Description:
    This course offers intensive work in conversation and composition, and supports students in mastery of these skills.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • PORT 375L  Brazilian Civilization

    Description:
    A general survey of Brazil, tracing the evolution of cultural, economic, political, and social structures from colonial times to the present. The course discusses the distinctions and similarities in the development of Portuguese America and Spanish America. Readings include historical source material, novels, and modern studies on Brazil. Conducted in English. Fulfills a requirement for Latin American Studies Program. LATAM 375L and PORT 375L are the same course.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • PORT 479  Independent Study

    Description:
    For majors who wish to study a special subject not covered in regular departmental courses. The student must first present his or her idea to a member of the faculty. A detailed plan of study (including a reading list, scheduled consultations, and a statement about examinations and/or required papers) must then be presented by the faculty member for departmental approval before the registration period preceding the semester in which the student wishes to do the independent study. May be taken only once except where special permission is granted by the department.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • PORT 480  Studies in Luso-Brazilian Literature

    Description:
    This course examines the links between political literature and works of fiction in the Lusophone Atlantic. It explores how ideologies have traveled and been appropriated within the cultural triangle comprising Portugal, Lusophone Africa and Brazil, and how they have influenced cultural production (particularly novels, poetry and cinema)   More Info

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    • TBA