Through a study of selected works in fiction, poetry, film, and drama, this course traces images and examples of Spanish culture and relevant issues through various landscapes, comparing current and post-war issues as well as literary conversations and connections to American and European literature. The emphasis is on contemporary works. It is available in an online format. (Prerequisite: ENGL 101C or equivalent, or permission of the department chair. An introductory-level literature course is highly recommended.) Students interested in an enrichment travel experience related to this course should contact the English department chair. The travel portion of this course is not required. Students should note that the cost of the trip to Barcelona is not included in the tuition for this course. Students are responsible for all costs of this trip.