LAS320H1: Latin American Thought

Hours

24L

This seminar-style course explores critical thinking about culture, history, politics, and society by some of the most influential Latin American intellectuals of the 20th and 21st centuries. Emphasis on theoretical contributions, in English translation, of Latin American thinkers such as Rodó, Vasconcelos, Mariategui, Zea, Dussel, García Canclini, Cornejo Polar, Quijano and Lugones. Topics covered include questing identities, cultural diversity, indigenism, liberation theology, colonialism, neocolonialism, postcolonialism, coloniality, and decoloniality. Readings and seminar discussions in English.

Prerequisite
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)