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Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies - CEA Courses

 

LAS360 PATAGONIA IN LITERATURE: TRAVELERS, EXPLORERS & THE WRITING OF MYTH

You embark in this course on a literary exploration of the history, culture and mythologized creation of the region know as Patagonia, in Southern Argentina, through a critical reading of novels, historical documents and travel writing. Throughout the course, you will analyze cultural difference and explore the myths and realities of identity formation through travel narratives. Prerequisites: One 200 level course in Latin American studies or English literature. Language of Instruction: English. Credits: 3. 


LAS361 THE DIRTY WAR IN ARGENTINA:STATE VIOLENCE, CULTURAL RESISTANCE & COLLECTIVE MEMORY

This course examines the history of the Dirty War in Argentina during the military dictatorship of 1976 to 1983 and chronicles the cultural resistance and collective memory it generated. Prerequisites: One 200-level course in Latin American Studies or related subject in history or political science. Language of Instruction: English. Credits: 3.