SPANISH 421 - Cinema From Spain
Spring 2015, Section 101 - The Question of Immigration Through Film and Literatura
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Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Class Misc Info:

This course counts as literature credit toward the Spanish minor.

Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324 and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Rackham credit requires additional work.
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Description

From the 1980s to the present the arrival and establishment of large communities of immigrants of North African, Latin American, and Northern European origin has transformed the Spanish geopolitical and cultural map forever. In this class, we will examine film and some literature as a means to analyze the historical construction of Spanish national identity along with its radical renegotiation in the present. We will read works (mostly short stories) by contemporary authors such as Lourdes Ortiz, José María Merino (among others), and view films by Icíar Bollaín, Chus Gutiérrez, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón and Carlos Saura. We will also read some of the most important cultural and political thinkers working on questions of migration, race and identity.

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SPANISH 421 - Cinema From Spain
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