Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
AFST 220-07 Afro-Brazilian Culture
Instructor: Ramayana Lira de Sousa
Course Description:
Cross-listed with PORT 380-01 and LALC 200-01.This course explores elements of Afro-Brazilian culture in multi-racial Brazil and how such elements impact and often define Brazilian society and culture as a whole. The contents are organized around topics that aim at showing the relationship between culture and politics and the intricate web woven in the interplay between Africa, Brazil and the world and the multifarious processes of hybridization.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 213
Courses Offered in FLST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
FLST 310-02 Realism in Brazilian Film and Literature
Instructor: Ramayana Lira de Sousa
Course Description:
Cross-listed with PORT 380-02 and LALC 300-01. This course is organized in two parts. We will start by discussing the notion of Realism in literature and film and then we will spend the greater part of the course analyzing Brazilian film and literature and how Realism is (re)shaped in a diverse set of works. As we analyze the multifaceted realism of Brazilian film and literature, we will have the opportunity to discuss issues of gender, sexuality, ethnicity and class.
0930:MWF   BOSLER 208
Courses Offered in HIST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
HIST 131-01 Modern Latin American History since 1800
Instructor: Alan Dillingham
Course Description:
Cross-listed with LALC 231-01.
1500:MR   DENNY 311
Courses Offered in LALC
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
LALC 101-01 Introduction to Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies
Instructor: J Mark Ruhl
Course Description:
A multi-disciplinary, introductory course designed to familiarize students with the regions through a study of their history, economics, politics, literature, and culture in transnational and comparative perspective. The purpose of the course is to provide a framework that will prepare students for more specialized courses in particular disciplines and specific areas of LALC studies. Required of all LALC majors. This course fulfills the Comparative Civilizations graduation requirement.
1330:TF   DENNY 313
LALC 200-01 Afro-Brazilian Culture
Instructor: Ramayana Lira de Sousa
Course Description:
Cross-listed with PORT 380-01 and AFST 220-07. This course explores elements of Afro-Brazilian culture in multi-racial Brazil and how such elements impact and often define Brazilian society and culture as a whole. The contents are organized around topics that aim at showing the relationship between culture and politics and the intricate web woven in the interplay between Africa, Brazil and the world and the multifarious processes of hybridization.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 213
LALC 231-01 Modern Latin American History since 1800
Instructor: Alan Dillingham
Course Description:
Cross-listed with HIST 131-01.
1500:MR   DENNY 311
LALC 251-01 Latin American Government and Politics
Instructor: J Mark Ruhl
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 251-01.
1330:MR   DENNY 313
LALC 300-01 Realism in Brazilian Film and Literature
Instructor: Ramayana Lira de Sousa
Course Description:
Cross-listed with PORT 380-02 and FLST 310-02. This course is organized in two parts. We will start by discussing the notion of Realism in literature and film and then we will spend the greater part of the course analyzing Brazilian film and literature and how Realism is (re)shaped in a diverse set of works. As we analyze the multifaceted realism of Brazilian film and literature, we will have the opportunity to discuss issues of gender, sexuality, ethnicity and class.
0930:MWF   BOSLER 208
Courses Offered in PORT
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
PORT 231-01 Portuguese Conversation and Composition
Instructor: Carolina Castellanos
Course Description:
Advanced practice in oral and written Portuguese. In-class work focuses primarily on oral practice through presentations and class-wide discussions of these presentations, of current events, readings and films, as well as small group practice emphasizing everyday situations. Out-of-class work focuses on writing and revision of compositions with emphasis on both grammar and style. Prerequisite: 116, 115 or permission of the instructor.
0900:TR   BOSLER 306
PORT 380-01 Afro-Brazilian Culture
Instructor: Ramayana Lira de Sousa
Course Description:
Cross-listed with AFST 220-07 and LALC 200-01. Taught in English. This course explores elements of Afro-Brazilian culture in multi-racial Brazil and how such elements impact and often define Brazilian society and culture as a whole. The contents are organized around topics that aim at showing the relationship between culture and politics and the intricate web woven in the interplay between Africa, Brazil and the world and the multifarious processes of hybridization.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 213
PORT 380-02 Realism in Brazilian Film and Literature
Instructor: Ramayana Lira de Sousa
Course Description:
Cross-listed with FLST 310-02 and LALC 300-01. Taught in English. This course is organized in two parts. We will start by discussing the notion of Realism in literature and film and then we will spend the greater part of the course analyzing Brazilian film and literature and how Realism is (re)shaped in a diverse set of works. As we analyze the multifaceted realism of Brazilian film and literature, we will have the opportunity to discuss issues of gender, sexuality, ethnicity and class.
0930:MWF   BOSLER 208
Courses Offered in POSC
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
POSC 251-01 Latin American Government and Politics
Instructor: J Mark Ruhl
Course Description:
Cross-listed with LALC 251-01.
1330:MR   DENNY 313