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    Vassar College
  Jan 17, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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HISP 229 - Postcolonial Latin America

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)

(Same as LALS 229 ) Studies in Latin American literary and cultural production from the emergence of the nation states to the present. Thematically structured, the course delves into the social, political, and institutional processes undergone by Latin America as a result of its uneven incorporation into world capitalist development.

Topic for 2017/18a: Latin American Literature and the Environment. The course explores the links between history, the environment, and literature in Latin America. It follows the environmental history of the continent from pre-Columbian societies to the present through its representation in salient works of Latin American literature, from Amerindian texts to  21st –century literature and film. Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert.


Prerequisite(s):  HISP 216  or HISP 219 .

Two 75-minute periods.

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