Queering Latin America: Contemporary Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Literature and Film|
FGSS 294, LAST 294|
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Queer Studies|
This course studies important and groundbreaking films, novels, and poetry by contemporary gay, lesbian, and transgender artists. It focuses on their strategies to survive, respond to, and defy the changing socio-political Latin American landscape of the last 80 years. We will introduce some key critical concepts and debates from queer theory to guide our discussions. Some of the artists we will study include: Alejandra Pizarnik, Lucía Puenzo, Manuel Puig, Pedro Lemembel, Karim Aïnouz, Lorenzo Vigas, Rosamaría Roffiel, and Norma Mosgrovejo, among others.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(HISP)(LAST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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Novels and films by Alejandra Pizarnik, Lucía Puenzo, Manuel Puig, Pedro Lemembel, Karim Aïnouz, Lorenzo Vigas, Rosamaría Roffiel, and Norma Mosgrovejo, among others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three 4-page papers. Daily written forum.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
SPAN 294 is intended for students who have completed SPAN 221 or the equivalent with a B- or better. Students who have not done so should consult with the professor before pre-registering. Reading and writing are the best ways for adult learners to improve their spoken Spanish. You will therefore improve all of your language skills in this course.
|Instructor(s): Diaz,Carolina Times: .M.W... 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: RLANB2; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 8||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: -2||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 1||JR non-major: 2||SO: 1||FR: 1|
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