History and Culture of Spain

Spain poster
Start Date
May 12, 2020
End Date
May 25, 2020

Culture and History of Spain, a USD faculty-led program led by Prof. R. Turner will walk students through the rich history and vibrant culture of Spain. Students will have the opportunity to see many of the defining works of art and architecture of Spain; including the Royal Palace, historic Toledo, and the pilgrimage site Santiago de Compostela. Visits to major museums such as the Guggenheim, Riena Sofia, and the Prado are also part of the trip. Students will also have the chance to see important historic and religious sites, participate in the food and culture of the various regions and learn what it means to be Spanish in the 21st century.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the history of Spain
  • Explain the cultural evolution of Spain
  • Be able to name and discuss important Spanish artists


Course Title(s)
Culture and History of Spain: MFL 192 (3) (Modern Foreign Language course)
Cultura e historia de España (Culture and History of Spain): Span 392
Rob Turner

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