Faculty of Arts


LATINAM 320

Latin American Knowledges


Description

An examination of new knowledges produced in Latin America that have influenced sociopolitical theory and global epistemological paradigms but are subalternised as art, culture or politics. Therefore this course will examine the link between theory and practice in the creation of new knowledge.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda
Lecturer(s) Associate Professor Roberto Gonzalez-Casanovas

Reading/Texts

Keen, Benjamin and Haynes, Keith. A History of Latin America. Belmont: Wadsworth, 2009.

200-pages of reading material on topics such as: magic realism, liberation cinema, mestizaje, hybridity, pedagogy of the oppressed, border epistemology, Landless Workers Movement, and indigenous socialism.

A selection of audiovisual material.

Points

LATINAM 320: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from LATINAM 201, 216, POLITICS 234, SOCIOL 210, SPANISH 205

Restrictions

SPANISH 720


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