LATINOAM 440 - Topics in Latina/o Studies - Spanish Language
Section: 001 Travestismos latinoamericanos
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Latina/o American Studies (LATINOAM)
Department: LSA American Culture
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324 and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399.
Other Course Info:
Taught in Spanish.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

What are the specificities of drag and trans experience in Latin America and the Caribbean? This course will focus on literature, film, and performances that portray drag and trans (including loca, muxe, travesti, transformista, transsexual, transgender, cross-dressing, and drag queen) identities and cultural practices. General discussions will be framed in the context of U.S. Latina/o/x, Latin American, and women-of-color feminism, transgender studies, the queer of color critique, and LGBTQ activist struggles. We will focus on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico. Some of the artists studied will include Adela Vázquez, Claudia Rodríguez, Giuseppe Campuzano (Museo Travesti del Perú), José Donoso, Manuel Ramos Otero, Mayra Santos-Febres, Naty Menstrual, Pedro Lemebel, and Las Yeguas del Apocalipsis. Key films will include Madame Satã, Mala Mala, Mariposas en el andamio, Una mujer fantástica, and Viva.

This course counts as literature credit for the Spanish minor.

LATINOAM 440 - Topics in Latina/o Studies - Spanish Language
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 9789681902643
El lugar sin li?mites, Author: Donoso Ya?n?ez, Jose?, 1924-1996., Publisher: Alfaguara 2005
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9788439704607
Sirena Selena vestida de pena, Author: Santos-Febres, Mayra, Publisher: Mondadori 2000
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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