* POR 405 / SPA 405 / LAS 415 (LA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Latin American Essays
Sample reading list:
Gilberto Freyre, Casa-grande & Senzala
José Enrique Rodó, Ariel
Richard Morse, O Espelho de Próspero
Silviano Santiago, As Raízes e o Labirinto da América Latina
Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones, Sobre los Principios
Chantal Zabus, Tempests After Shakespeare
Readings will be in Portuguese (mainly), Spanish and English. An average of 100 pages per week. Classes will be composed by a first section in which the main texts will be analyzed, and a second section in which we will entertain a discussion based on questions prepared by students. A midterm short paper and a final take-home exam. Papers can be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 30%
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Graduate students can choose to substitute the midterm and the final take-home exam with a final paper.
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