Borders & Languages Learning Outcomes

  1. Relationship Between the Individual and Society. Differentiate a personal trouble from a public social problem. Recognize the role of human beings in the construction of the social world.
  2. Social Construction of Borders. Students will become familiar with the main theoretical and historical aspects of border literature, culture and language. Students will explore theoretical aspects of borders, especially related to the political, geographical, biological, and ideological issues. Students will develop critical insights on how gender and ethnicity is constructed in cultural representation across borders.
  3. Critical Cultural Studies. *Students will learn to use literary texts, literary criticism, and works of cultural representation to express critiques and analyses of modern society. * Students will demonstrate an understanding of various cultural traditions and perspectives of the target language.
  4. Language Proficiency. * Students will demonstrate competency in reading, writing, listening comprehension and speaking in the target language. * Students will develop linguistic proficiency essential for the communication in professional matters of the target language.