Level of study Second Year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules None.
Other pre-requisites Students must have an advanced knowledge of Spanish language in order to access the set text and films.
This course will study a range of films and novels about violence in Spain. The key aim of the course is to assess how `personal¿ violence (e.g. domestic aggression against women, fraud, workplace harassment, murder, involvement in terrorist acts) can be read as symptomatic of a wider, structural ¿ political and economic ¿ violence that underpins many societies.
Teaching and learning methods
Some use of lecture-style presentations by the tutor, but mainly student-led EBL-based seminars and presentations.