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Seminar In Hispanic American Literature (SPA-422)

Capstone Course
Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0172-422-001
Instructor: TBA
Days: Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Status: Tutorial

Capstone Course

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Students focus more closely on a Hispanic American author, an aesthetic movement, a thematic thread or a literary genre. Topics are chosen at the discretion of the instructor, depending on the interests and needs of the students.

Learning Goals:   Analysis and discussion of thematic developments or of a Hispanic American author. This course presents a historic description of women's writings in Latin America from the XVI century to the present day. In it the students will explore several aspects of literary composition by the most important Latin American writers. All literary genres will be studied but not limited to-poetry, narrative fiction, essay and drama. The course will include feminist theoretical readings that pose questions about definitions of gender and offer students analytical and interpretive skills to use in their readings. Students will be asked to articulate their own responses to the readings and to reflect upon their responses:- To have an overveiw of women's personal and political struggles in Latin America and throughout the 20th and 21th centuries,as seen through the development of women's writing- To examine the different strategies employed by the Latin American Writers- To develop critical skills through reading and writing- Create awareness about feminism and genderThe student is introduced to different genres in order to explore:1. The content of the work of literature by female writers for its literal and figurative meaning.2. The structure of the literary selection.3. The author's aesthetic intention.4. The reevaluation of Latin American feminist literary criticism

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.


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