Intersection of cultures, religions, languages, & peoples through history, poetry, music, architecture, & philosophy in Spain. Cultural flourishing from the contact—and sometimes clash—of European, Spanish, Islamic, Arab, African, Middle Eastern, and Jewish civilizations and Arabic, Spanish, and Hebrew languages. Ends with Andalusian culture in modern music, poetry, art, dance, & architecture at the crossroads of civilizations. Includes travel to Spain over spring break so students witness firsthand the coexistence of different religious traditions and cultures. Instructor consent required.