PORTUG 461 - Brazilian Culture
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Portuguese (PORTUG)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
PORTUG 287 or its equivalent to prove advanced proficiency in the Portuguese language.
May not be repeated for credit.
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In this survey course taught in Portuguese we will look at Brazil from theoretical to interpretive works, from classic authors like Gilberto Freyre and Darcy Ribeiro to audio-visual material, and then use this background to analyze varied Brazilian cultural expressions from the 20th and 21st centuries. Students will examine topics like race and nation, social class, gender and sexuality, religion and regionalism through encounters with cultural products including music, popular celebrations, cinema, sports, television and news media, cuisine, and online culture. By the end of the course students will have a better understanding of Brazil and how political, social, and racial tensions have shaped Brazilian culture and society.


PORTUG 461 - Brazilian Culture
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001 (REC)
 In Person
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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