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Björklunden, en español
Spend a weekend retreat enjoying games, films, a talent show, and more with your classmates. The catch? Everything is in Spanish.
Latin American & Spanish Film Festival
International cinema takes center stage at Lawrence for a weekend full of screenings of new Spanish language films.
The Chandler Senior Experience
The Spanish department's Senior Experience consists of a multimedia portfolio that provides measurable evidence of the academic work, cultural competence and communication skills required of you as a Spanish major. The portfolio also serves as a measure of your steady progress towards those goals by allowing you to compare your early and more recent academic work.
Recent Senior Experience projects include:
- Fantasy and Stereotype: The Witches of Lima as Colonial Identity
- La personificación en el pre-Boom: Los objetos y La noche del féretro
- Perceptions of Identity within Latin America: Beards, Collective Memory, and Nervous Breakdowns
Dive in to immersive language learning
Off-campus Spanish study enhances your fluency and understanding of Spanish-speaking culture, and it is prioritized as part of your Spanish education at Lawrence.
One of the world’s most popular languages is also one of the most popular courses of study at Lawrence, making it a versatile base for a variety of career paths.
Placement & Language Requirement
If you intend to take Spanish, you must take the placement test unless you have AP/IB or relevant transfer credit.
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