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Survey of Latin American Literatures, Cultures, and Ideas

SPAN 270
Spring 2020
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 226
Certificates: International Relations, International Relations Minor, Caribbean Studies Minor
Course Cluster: Caribbean Studies Minor

A close study of texts from the colonial period to the present will serve as the basis for a discussion of some of the major ideas, and cultural and political debates that have emerged in modern Latin America to this day. Thinkers include Las Casas, Sor Juana, Bolívar, Sarmiento, Martí, Neruda, Borges, García Márquez, Menchú, and Bolaño, among others. For purposes of understanding context, students will also read selected chapters from works by historians and cultural critics and will watch several films. (Please note that this course was previously called "Spanish American Literature and Civilization.")
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CGST-MN)(HISP)(LAST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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