Mapping Mexico

HISP-S479 - Prof. Cohn — fall 2022

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Instructor
Deborah Cohn
Location
BH 331
Days and Times
TR 11:30A - 12:45P
Course Description

Prerequisite:  HISP-S 328 or equivalent.

This course will explore key trends and texts in twentieth- and twenty-first century Mexican literature and cultural production.  Topics include representations of the Mexican Revolution and critiques of its failure; debates over Mexican identity; changing conceptions of gender and sexuality; countercultural and student movements of the 1960s; depictions of a Mexico City ravished by plagues and human-wrought violence; questions of power and political control, and the globalization of Mexican culture, among others.  We will read and analyze fiction, films, graphic novels, essays, poems, murals, criticism, and more.  Daily reading assignments, attendance, active participation, and frequent study questions are required, as well as other assignments (papers, midterm exam, etc.).  The course will be conducted entirely in Spanish.  

This course carries CASE A&H credit.

HISP-S #32056    11:30A - 12:45P      TR             BH 331            Prof. Deborah Cohn

Note:  This class meets with HISP-S 498 #32204. 

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