LAS310H1: The Postcolonial Imaginary in Latin America

Hours

24L

This seminar style course explores the postcolonial status of Latin America as a controversial issue, through critical analysis of the Latin American social imaginary. The course considers works by Simón Bolívar, José Martí, Ernesto Guevara, Pablo Neruda, Rigoberta Menchú, Subcomandante Marcos, Sergei Eisenstein, Walter Salles, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, as well as films that illustrate the rich visual culture of the continent. Readings and seminar discussions are conducted in English.

Prerequisite
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)