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Latin American Studies Seminar - Islands, Literature and History in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sample reading list:
Bartolomé de Las Casas, Brevísima relación de la destrucción de Indias
José Martí, El presidio político en Cuba
Antonio S. Pedreira, Insularismo
Julia de Burgos, El mar y tú
Fernando Ortiz, El huracán: su mitología y sus símbolos
C. L. R. James, The Black Jacobins
See instructor for complete list
Readings: approximately 150 pages per week. Writing assignments: midterm paper, 10-12 pages; final paper, 15-20 pages. Three or four evening film screenings. In-class oral presentation.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 30%
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students Only.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
200-level Spanish class or permission of Instructor. Open to juniors and seniors. Graduate students are encouraged to enroll..
The course will be taught in Spanish. Readings and discussion in Spanish and English. Participation in seminar discussion is important. Papers may be written in English but Spanish concentrators wishing to count the course as a departmental must do the readings and written work in Spanish. Program in Latino Studies certificate students must write their papers on topics that engage the US perspective and provide copies of the papers to LAO in order to receive certificate credit.
Juniors Only 5
Open to Graduate Students Only 8
Open to Graduate Students Only 5
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