Courses: Iberian Orientalism and the Nation (SPANH266A01)

Fall 2009

This course examines cultural production in the frontier cultures of medieval Iberia and the patterns of collaboration and violence among Islamic, Christian, and Jewish communities. Other topics include Christian "reconquest and the construction of Spanishness as race and nation; foreign depictions of Spain as Europe’s exotic other; internal colonialism and Morisco resistance; contemporary African migrations. Class conducted in English

Prerequisites: Freshman Writing or Span 102 or consent.

Fulfills: HU


Spanish (Web site)

Taught By

Israel Burshatin (Profile)


Haverford, Hall 106

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00