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ILAC 246: Critical Issues of Human Rights through Literature

This course seeks to explain some of the most relevant contemporary problems of contemporary human rights through the eyes of literature. Through novels, the course problematizes some issues of human rights that, from a legal perspective, are simplified or captured merely through legal forms i.e. rules. These novels highlight the social and political tensions involved in the rise of human rights and in some of its most urgent problems during their short history. Human rights legal forms generally simplify a wider array of tensions that this course brings to the foreground. Taught in Spanish. INSTRUCTOR: Jorge González-Jacome.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-SI

ILAC 270: Afro-Brazil: Oral Culture, Literature and Digital Media (ILAC 370)

The African-Brazilian population in the state of Minas Gerais and the ritual of the coronation of the kings and the queens of the Congo in the Devotion to Our Lady of Rosario. Texts by Antonio Vieira, Guimarães Rosa and others. Multimedia digital experiments with videos and the production of sonic textures. Taught in Portuguese.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

ILAC 277: Spanish and Society: Cultures of Salsa

Salsa is the soundscape of 20th century Latin America. How is it possible that salsa stands for Latin American music? How can we understand its origin and its musical expansion? We learn how salsa voices transformation and self-exploration of different places and moments in all of Latin America and the US and we analyze how it travels across the world. We discuss musical examples in relation to colonialism, globalization, migration, nationalism, gender and ethnicity. As a core course of the Spanish major, Cultures of Salsa emphasizes the analysis of Spanish in real-world contexts.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
Instructors: Briceno, X. (PI)

ILAC 278: Senior Seminar: Spanish Poetry

Open to seniors in ILAC and Spanish: others by permission of instructor. nnThis course will study the poetry of Lorca and his generation, the so-called Generation of 1927. We will concentrate on the rediscovery of the poetry of Luis de Góngora and its impact in revolutionizing poetic language in modern Spain. Special attention will be given to close stylistic analysis and to the historical and social conditions out of which arose the progressive intellectual and educational movement that gave rise to this renaissance of brilliant poetry. Taught in Spanish.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II | Repeatable for credit

ILAC 278A: Senior Seminar: Literatura y Antropología

Literature and Anthropology in Latin America (including Brazil. Amerindian perspectivism and the poetics of translation.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-ED

ILAC 280: Latin@ Literature (CHILATST 200, CSRE 200, ILAC 382)

Examines a diverse set of narratives by U.S. Latin@s of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, and Dominican heritage through the lens of latinidad. All share the historical experience of Spanish colonization and U.S. imperialism, yet their im/migration patterns differ, affecting social, cultural, and political trajectories in the US and relationships to "home" and "homeland," nation, diaspora, history, and memory. Explores how racialization informs genders as well as sexualities. Emphasis on textual analysis. Taught in English.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED

ILAC 282: Queer Film (FEMGEN 282)

Analysis of representations of queer lives in films from the Spanish-speaking world (including the U.S.). We will be looking at the meaning each film produces about a wide variety of queer experience, in relation to a specific national, historical and cultural context. We will also practice doing close readings of how each film produces meaning about queer experience, focusing on the formal features mise-en-scene, cinematography, sound, editing , narrative and style.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5

ILAC 299: Individual Work

Open to department advanced undergraduates or graduate students by consent of professor. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit

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.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5

ILAC 333: Spain and the Transatlantic

Course will address a variety of literary works from the 19th century to today, current debates on transatlantic studies, review of recent scholarship, and history. Taught in Spanish.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5
Instructors: Surwillo, L. (PI)
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