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SPAN 9920 The Spanish Civil War in Words and Images (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course critically examines representations of the Spanish Civil War across various media including propaganda posters, photography, film, television, and literature. Students will analyze texts produced during the Spanish Civil War as well as posterior cultural production, focusing in particular on the intersections between art and ideology, and examining how representations of the civil conflict serve political, religious, or feminist ends. Secondary readings will draw upon a range of theoretical frameworks, including Marxist, feminist, and trauma theory.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Wan Tang

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish. Open to undergraduates with permission of instructor.


Last Updated: 26-Jan-17