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Contemporary Issues in Spain and/or Latin America
The course focuses on current political, social, and cultural issues in Argentina, including social movements, the long-term effects of the 2001 financial crisis, new developments in film, tango and rock, environmental policy, international tourism, and economic changes. The course will give students an introduction to present day events and trends, mostly through a perusal and analysis of pieces from the local press, recent scholarly research, websites, short fiction, and film and documentaries.
Sample reading list:
Santiago Mitre, El estudiante (film)
Albertina Carri, Los rubios (documentary film)
Nicolas Prividera, Tierra de los padres (documentary film)
David Rock, Argentina, 1516-1987
Marcos Novaro, Historia de la Argentina (1955-2010)
Elizabeth Jelin, Los trabajos de la memoria
See instructor for complete list
30-40 pages reading in Spanish per week; three 2-3 page reports; one 8 page final paper.
Paper in lieu of Final - 35%
Papers - 45%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
SPA 207 or instructor's permission..
Freshmen and Sophomores Only 20
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