LATINOAM 440 - Topics in Latina/o Studies - Spanish Language
Winter 2019, Section 001 - Travestismos latinoamericanos
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Latina/o American Studies (LATINOAM)
Department: LSA American Culture


Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324 and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399.
Other Course Info:
Taught in Spanish.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:


What are the specificities of drag and trans experience in Latin America and the Caribbean? This course will focus on literature, film, and performances that portray drag and trans (including loca, muxe, travesti, transformista, transsexual, transgender, cross-dressing, and drag queen) identities and cultural practices. General discussions will be framed in the context of U.S. Latina/o/x, Latin American, and women-of-color feminism, transgender studies, the queer of color critique, and LGBTQ activist struggles. We will focus on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico. Some of the artists studied will include Adela Vázquez, Claudia Rodríguez, Giuseppe Campuzano (Museo Travesti del Perú), José Donoso, Manuel Ramos Otero, Mayra Santos-Febres, Naty Menstrual, Pedro Lemebel, and Las Yeguas del Apocalipsis. Key films will include Madame Satã, Mala Mala, Mariposas en el andamio, Una mujer fantástica, and Viva.

This course counts as literature credit for the Spanish minor.


LATINOAM 440 - Topics in Latina/o Studies - Spanish Language
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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