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SPAN 522 Barcelona: From Hercules to the Olympic Games (Humanities Elective)

Prerequisites: Five courses in Spanish at the 200 level or above, or departmental approval. (3 credits)

An exploration of the city since its classical origins, with the emphasis on the 20th century, through its history, architecture, folklore and urban mythology. Use of text, image and music to illustrate the triple role of Barcelona as a Catalan, Spanish and European capital.