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SPAN 6673 The Politics of Latin American Culture (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will look at the Spanish American essay from the nineteenth century to the present following the historical evolution of the notion of the Americas. We will examine the process of Nation building vis a vis the political and intellectual challenges that defined the continental history of Latin America. The readings include a series of essays from Domingo Faustino Sarmiento and José Marti to Beatriz Sarlo and Carlos Monsivais in order to explore among others the notion of cultural Identity. Readings in English and Spanish.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ernesto Livon-Grosman

Prerequisites: Contextos, concurrent enrolment in Contextos, or permission of instructor

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish. Fulfills post-1800 Latin American requirement for major. Elective for Hispanic Studies major or minor


Last Updated: 04-May-17