The role played by literature and film in the construction and expression of distinctive Iberian identities and realities. Features distinguished authors of Spanish literature from medieval Spain to the present and emphasizes the multiple identities that comprise the idea of Spain. Readings draw from a variety of genres and regions, which are be placed in dialogue with canonical and thematically-affiliated films from Spain to deepen student understanding of key questions, moments and movements in Spain’s history, and culture. SP Sem, every other year, odd years. Prereq: SPAN 2100, or permission of instructor.