SPANISH 420 - Latin American & Latino/a Film Studies
Fall 2019, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen from: SPANISH 279 and 399 or two RCLANG 324; and six credits chosen from SPANISH 279 and 399.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This class is a study of Latin American movies, short novels, short stories, and poetry, focusing on gender, race and state violence. The focus will be on the cinematographic texts, but the short novels and short stories will allow us to better understand state violence and/or terrorism and its relationship with gender and race discrimination. We will analyze the films in relation to questions of history, gender, race, social and political issues and national subjectivities. Through filmic, cultural and theoretical readings on film and culture, the class will examine the role of film and literature in history and society.

This course counts as literature credit toward the Spanish minor.

Schedule

SPANISH 420 - Latin American & Latino/a Film Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
28147
Closed
0
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (REC)
 In Person
35065
Open
2
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (REC)
 In Person
35110
Open
3
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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