Portuguese Honors Seminar

HISP-P498 — Spring 2022

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Instructor
Estela Vieira
Location
SW 220
Days and Times
TR 1:15P-2:30P
Course Description

Variable Title:  Thinking in Portuguese:  Essay, Criticism, Theory

Prerequisite:  By permission only. E-mail kallgood@iu.edu

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Portuguese. This HISP-P 498, #31782 meets with HISP-P 495 #11835.  If you are leaning toward Literature for your background on your honors thesis, you may want to consider taking this HISP-P 498 course.

HISP-P 498   #31782    1:15P-2:30P    TR    SW 220    Prof. Estela Vieira

Note:  Above class is open to Portuguese Honors Students only.
Note:  Above class meets with HISP-P 495 and HISP-P 695.
Note:  Above class carries CASE Arts and Humanities credit and CASE GCC credit.

The course description for HISP-P 495 is as follows:
This course surveys the writing of some of the most influential thinkers, literary historians, and cultural critics in the Lusophone tradition, including two major figures of the Portuguese Enlightenment, Ribeiro Sanches and Luís António Verney, and others such as Joaquim Nabuco, Gilberto Freyre, Antônio Cândido, Silviano Santiago, Roberto Schwarz, Alfredo Bosi, Jorge de Sena, Eduardo Lourenço, Boaventura Sousa Santos. Alongside these canonical thinkers we also read women-authored essays and manifestos. Our task will be to study the aesthetic debates and the sociopolitical contexts informing these texts, reflect on how these intellectual and philosophical traditions have shaped Lusophone literaryhistory and culture, as well as to reflect on their form and methods.

Interested in this course?

The full details of this course are available on the Office of the Registrar website.

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