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Crystal Chemris

Lecturer, General Faculty
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
SPAN 3010: Grammar and Composition I
Credits: 3
This course seeks to develop advanced literacy in Spanish through extensive reading, writing, analysis, and discussion of authentic literary texts and videos. Emphasis is placed on how grammatical forms codify meaning and how grammar and meaning interact to construct the language and textual structure expected in the following academic genres: the critical review, the persuasive essay, and the research paper.
SPAN 3020: Grammar and Composition II
Credits: 3
This course seeks to develop advanced literacy in Spanish through extensive reading, writing, analysis, and discussion of authentic literary texts and videos. Emphasis is placed on how grammatical forms codify meaning and how grammar and meaning interact to construct the language and textual structure expected in the following academic genres: the comparative essay, the argumentative essay, and the research paper.
SPAN 3400: Survey of Spanish Literature I (Middle Ages to 1700)
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: SPAN 3010 and 3300, or departmental placement.
SPAN 3430: Survey of Latin American Literature II (1900 to Present)
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: SPAN 3010 and 3300, or departmental placement.
SPAN 4980: Distinguished majors colloquium
Credits: 3
The Colloquium allows DMPs in Spanish to meet regularly with the DMP coordinator to discuss research strategies, documentation styles, and structure and style in extended expository writing as they are working independently on a thesis. It also provides a forum for presenting and discussing work-in-progress. Pre-requisite: Acceptance in DMP
SPAN 4989: Distinguished Major in Spanish Thesis
Credits: 3
Distinguished majors in Spanish will meet individually with their thesis advisors to discuss progress and revise drafts of their theses. At the end of the semester, they will present the results of their research in a public forum.