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Queering Latin America: Contemporary Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Literature and Film

SPAN 294
Spring 2021
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: 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.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(HISP)(LAST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

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