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Lec # TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS KEY DATES
1 The Franco Years

Time Line

1950's

Berlanga: "Bienvenido,
Mr. Marshall"
Read: Otero, Celaya, Figuera

See: Cuéntame, episodios 1 and 2

Write Response
2 The 1960's, OPUS DEI

The Technocrats

The Grooming of Juan Carlos

Discuss: Cuéntame,
Otero, Celaya, and Figuera
Read: Handouts from Paul Preston: Juan Carlos

See: Cuéntame : Episodios 7 and 8
Written response due
3 Discuss:
The Grooming of Juan Carlos
Cuéntame : Episodios 7 and 8
See: Cuéntame episodios, 10 and 13

Read Articles on The Death of Franco
Written response due
4 Discuss: The Death of Franco La transición See: DVD 1 and 2 on "La transición"

Read: El Dueño through Chapter IV

Read Articles on transition
Written response due
5 Discussion: El Dueño through Chapter IV

Discussion: The New Constitution of 1981: The Major Debates

The Case of the Labor Lawyers: What did it Mean in Terms of Spanish History?
See: "¿Qué he hecho"

Read Articles on Almodóvar

Read El Dueño, 5 and 6
Written response due
6 Discuss: Almodóvar, "Qué he hecho?"

Discuss: El Dueño, Chapter 5 and 6
Finish El Dueño

Read Articles on Autonomous Regions and ETA

Portfolio - 2 Items
Written response due
7 Discuss: El Dueño

Discuss Autonomous Regions and ETA
See "Ley de deseo"

Read Articles on "La Movida"

Portfolio - 2 Items
Written response due
8 Discuss: "La Movida"
"Alaska" Diccionario Cheli

Sex Roles and the Church
Read: Historias Del Kronen

Articles on Changing Family Values

Portfolio - 2 Items
Written response due
9 Discuss: Historias

Discuss Articles
Read Articles on Gay Marriage in Spain

Read: Historias

Portfolio - 2 Items
Written response due
10 Discuss: Historias

Presentations
Finish Historias

Read Articles on Immigration
Written response due
11 Discuss: Historias

Discuss Immigration

Presentations
See Film: Historias

See Film: El Poniente
Written response due
12 Discuss Both Films

Presentations
13 Presentations

Final Discussion
Portfolios are due 3 days after Lec #13