SPANISH 488 - Topics in Hispanic Literature/History/Culture
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Left Politics and Indigenous Movements
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (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 between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324's and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course will consider the elective affinities, encounters, and missed encounters between Left politics and indigenous movements in Latin America. With special emphasis on the Andean region, we will explore how indigenous struggles for land, water, and autonomy shape and are shaped by debates occurring among anarchist, communist, feminist, and Marxist figures and organizations. Course material will range from political manifestos and philosophical essays to literature, painting, film, and photography.

This course counts toward the Spanish major or minor requirements as a 400-level elective.


SPANISH 488 - Topics in Hispanic Literature/History/Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
M 10:00AM - 11:30AM
W 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (REC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (REC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: For Fall 2021: During certain periods of the term, we will have an ?in-person day? with large discussions about the course content; during other periods of the term, we will have an "online day" where students collaborate in small-group activities via Canvas and Zoom.

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