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SPANISH

SPAN-456 Spanish Topics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Courses taught in Spanish on such topics as: Latin American film, Mexican-U.S. border, urban cultures in Latin America, indigenous people of Latin America, Hispanics in the United States, Caribbean cultures, and the Latin American short story. Meets with SPAN-656. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: SPAN-353 or placement test.

SPAN-456 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Latin American Women Writers
From Sor Juana to Alejandra Pizarnik and Elena Poniatowska, the work of female writers has too often been censored or dismissed as minor within the male-dominated canon. This course challenges such perspective by analyzing how the work of Latin-American women writers provides a critical approach that questions official narratives. Meets with SPAN-656 001.
SPAN-456 002
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Documentary Genre in Latin America
This course traces the development of the documentary genre in Latin America from the 1960s to the present. Drawing from theater, film, and photography, the class analyzes the way documentary works shape new modes of self-expression, unsettle divisions between fact and fiction, and engage discourses of history, human rights, and the law. Meets with SPAN-656 002.
SPAN-456 003
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
This course aims at exploring the different and diverse indigenous cultures of Latin America from an historical perspective, such as: Aymara and Quechua (Andean region); Mayan, (Southern Mexico and Guatemala); Mapuche (Chile); Guarani (Paraguay); and Nahuatl (Mexico). Course materials include film, literature, testimonials, textiles, music and dance. Taught entirely in Spanish, with emphasis on the politics of indigenous language use. Meets with SPAN-656 003.
SPAN-456 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
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SPAN-456 002
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
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SPAN-456 003
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
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