For students with advanced or native Spanish, a gateway to the Spanish major focusing on global humanities in Spanish. Key humanistic contributions in peninsular, Latin American, and Latinx contexts, as organized around comparative themes, regions, and eras. From colonial /indigenous encounter to border studies, Cervantes to José Martí and Rosario Castellanos to Sandra CIsneros, political economy to food studies, and natural history to decolonial arts and literatures. Novels, films, poems, and paintings, as well as critical and historical writing—in digestible bites. Frequent, diverse writing assignments and group work. A foundation for lifelong cultural navigation/enrichment in Spanish. Recommended prerequisite: native speaker status, AP Spanish exam score of 5, or other advanced Spanish training.