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SPAN 6696 Mystery Films of Latin America (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course explores Latin American mystery films in order to expose shared concerns about politics, race, and culture. Special attention will be given to the rhetorical construction of suspense as well as the acquisition of film criticism. Readings will be mostly in Spanish with some in English. This course requires that, in addition to critical readings, students watch movies twice outside of class time in preparation for class discussion.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ernesto Livon-Grosman

Prerequisites: Contextos or permission of instructor

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish. Fulfills post-1900 requirement in Latin American literature for Hispanic Studies majors.


Last Updated: 17-Feb-15