Contemporary Latin America in Literature and Visual Arts

This course studies contemporary Latin American and Caribbean literature and visual arts. Placing emphasis on the changing relationships between aesthetics and politics, it analyzes literary and visual genres and styles that emerge with new forms of imagining the relations between culture and politics since the sixties. Readings include critical texts on testimony, literature and arts dealing with different forms of violence in the configuration of the global world. Class taught in English; readings and written assignments can be done in English or Spanish.


L01 - Susana Draper

Tuesdays, 1:30-4:20 PM