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ILAC 320E: Renaissance Africa (AFRICAST 220E, COMPLIT 220, ILAC 220E)

Literature and Portuguese expansion into Africa during the sixteenth century. Emphasis on forms of exchange between Portuguese and Africans in Morocco, Angola/Congo, South Africa, the Swahili Coast, and Ethiopia. Readings in Portuguese and English. Taught in English.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5
Instructors: Barletta, V. (PI)

ILAC 321: Aljamiado Literature: Crypto-Muslim Culture in Early Modern Iberia

The history, culture, and literature of minority Muslim communities in Spain and Portugal from 1492 to the Morisco expulsions of 1609-14. Topics include: Islam and the West; Religious minorities in Europe; Inquisition and resistance; Gender and Islam; Law and Culture. Class discussions will revolve around selected works of Aljamiado literature (students will learn to read Arabic script), and the final project will involve the partial transcription and study of a sixteenth-century Aljamiado manuscript.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

ILAC 334A: Concepts of Modernity I: Philosophical Foundations (COMPLIT 334A, MTL 334A)

In the late eighteenth century, Immanuel Kant proclaimed his epoch to be "the genuine age of criticism." He went on to develop the critique of reason, which set the stage for many of the themes and problems that have preoccupied Western thinkers for the last two centuries. This fall quarter survey is intended as an introduction to these themes and problems. The general course layout draws equal parts on Koselleck's practice of "conceptual history" (Begriffsgeschichte) and on Jameson's of "cognitive mapping." After consideration of an important, if often under-appreciated precedent (the baroque), we turn our attention to the conceptual triad of subject, reason and critique, followed by that of revolution, utopia and sovereignty. Authors may include Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Weber, Freud, Lukács, and others. This course is the first of a two-course sequence. Priority to graduate students in MTL, ILAC, and English.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5
Instructors: Hoyos, H. (PI)

ILAC 350: Roberto BolaƱo's 2666

Roberto Bolaño's 2666 raises questions about the representability of sovereignty, neoliberalism, gender violence, and globalization. An unlikely global classic, it has become a de rigueur referent in contemporary literary studies. Graduate students taking this class will not only engage in a narratological examination of novel, but also survey the existing secondary bibliography, including forthcoming manuscripts with special permission from the authors. The goal of the seminar is to prepare graduate students to formulate their own contributions to the state of the discipline.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5
Instructors: Hoyos, H. (PI)

ILAC 371: Graduate Colloquium: Explorations in Latin American History and Historiography (HISTORY 371)

Introduction to modern Latin American history and historiography, including how to read and use primary sources for independent research.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Wolfe, M. (PI)

ILAC 373: Baroque Brazil

In this course we will read texts from and about seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Brazil, with special emphasis on the baroque aesthetic in literature, art, and music. Authors include António Vieira; Gregório de Matos; Bento Teixeira; Sebastião da Rocha Pita; Nuno Marques Pereira; Manuel Botelho de Oliveira; and Frei Itaparica.nReadings in English and Portuguese. Taught in English.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5
Instructors: Barletta, V. (PI)

ILAC 399: Individual Work

For Spanish and Portuguese department graduate students only. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit

ILAC 801: TGR Project

Terms: Aut | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit

ILAC 802: TGR Dissertation

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit
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