Lecture - Lecture1SpanM42 21:27 Discussion1SpanishM42...

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Lecture 1 Span M42 21:27 Discussion 1 Spanish M42 Email:  [email protected] Office Hours: 4314 Rolfe Hall, Thursday 3-4 PM *Quiz every 2 weeks in discussion (30% of final grade) *Watch film or movie related to Spain/Portugal for essay assignment  *Midterm – Oct 27 -slides with art, paintings, sculptures already seen in class  - essay topic, culture, history, etc. *Final – cumulative, 35% of grade Introduction – Iberian Peninsula Slide 1 – A Spaniard 32,002 BC Slide 2 – Map of Europe portions of Iberian Peninsula stick out as far as Ireland into West eastern coast is in Mediterranean and involved in that culture of the East very close to Africa very mountainous central plateau of Spain has a different more conservative culture; areas on  outside are more susceptible to outside influence Pyrenees mountains and Atlantic Ocean are barriers that keep peninsula  isolated Narrow gap between Africa and Iberian Peninsula was very important in both  historic and recent times Spain was one of first countries to explore in the Atlantic/discover New World
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2010 for the course SPAN M42 taught by Professor Degenais during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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