Michael Scham  portrait

Michael Scham

Professor of Spanish
Degree
Ph.D., Princeton University
M.A., Middlebury College
B.A., Boston University
At St. Thomas since 2001
Office
OEC 320C
Hours
MW: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm and by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5160
Fax
(651) 962-5266
Mail
#4021

Specialties/Interests

Cervantes
Picaresque literature
The Rise of the Novel
Literature and Law
Argentine Tango and Poetry

Selected Publications

Lector Ludens: The Representation of Games and Play in Cervantes. University of Toronto Press (September 2014).

“Dialogue and Exemplarity in Montaigne and Cervantes” (Artistic Excess during Absolute Monarchy: Franco-Iberian Views on the Seventeenth Century. Ed. Carrie L. Ruiz. Special issue of Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies vol. 5 (2009)).

Don Quijote and Lolita Revisited” (Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America, vol. 26 no. 1-2, 2006 [2008]).

Guzmán de Alfarache in Light of San Antonio de Padua: Another Look at Alemán’s Cosmovisión” (Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Vol. LXXXIII, No. 2, 2006).

Spring 2016 Courses

Spring 2016 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPAN 211 - L01 Intermediate Spanish I M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 319
CRN: 20346 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael S. Scham Designed to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Intensive review of grammatical structures of Elementary Spanish I and II. Continued exposure to Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better

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SPAN 211 - L05 Intermediate Spanish I M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 319
CRN: 20350 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael S. Scham Designed to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Intensive review of grammatical structures of Elementary Spanish I and II. Continued exposure to Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better

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SPAN 331 - 01 Spanish Culture & Civil - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 305
CRN: 21156 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael S. Scham A study of the evolution of the civilization of Spain from the time of early human settlements through the present. This course examines socio-economic developments, political movements and artistic creations within an historical context. Prerequisites: Successful completion of SPAN 300, 301, 305 or their equivalent with a C- or better in each course.

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