SPANISH 420 - Latin American & Latino/a Film Studies
Summer 2021, Section 201 - Cinema of Conflict & Violence in Colombia/Cine del conflicto y la violencia en Colombia
Instruction Mode: Section 201 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen from: SPANISH 279 and 399 or two RCLANG 324; and six credits chosen from SPANISH 279 and 399.
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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Este curso examina las tendencias más recientes en el cine colombiano contemporáneo que han surgido en las últimas décadas en el contexto de las negociaciones y la firma de los Acuerdos de Paz. Prestaremos atención a la articulación de la violencia, el conflicto y la reconciliación nacional estudiando las nuevas formas de representación visual propuestas por cineastas como William Vega, Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego, Jorge Forero, Oscar Ruiz Navia, Ángela Osorio, o Rubén Mendoza.

This course counts as elective credit toward the Spanish minor.

Intended Audience:

This course welcomes entirely online participation; no part of this course requires you to be on campus or present in-person.

Class Format:

As a DC (Distance due to COVID) course, all aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning. We will have biweekly discussion sessions that require synchronous participation. Materials for our discussion sessions will be also available asynchronously. Assessment for this course will be asynchronous and will consist of short essays to be submitted online during a designated time frame. Oral presentations will be synchronous and also posted for asynchronous access.


SPANISH 420 - Latin American & Latino/a Film Studies
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201 (REC)
MW 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: Course instruction is remote and synchronous. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during all scheduled class times.

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