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PORT 365 A: Mapping Luso-Brazilian Cultures

Luso-Brazilian Apocalyptic Traditions

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Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
DEN 212
SLN: 
19448
Joint Sections: 
JSIS A 365 A
Instructor:
Rogério de Melo Franco

Additional Details:

This course will look at several cultural and literary representations of Portugal, Angola, and Brazil through Apocalyptic thoughts. We will explore the works of the Nobel prize recipient of Literature from Portugal, José Saramago, the Angolan writer Pepetela, and the Brazilian writer Ignácio de Loyola Brandão.

Catalog Description: 
Explores cultures of Brazil, Portuguese-speaking Africa, Asia, and Europe within the framework of cultural studies theory. Follows an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from readings, audio files (radio), films and documentaries in history, literature, arts and performances, anthropology, among others. Focuses on selected cultural aspects and countries. Taught in ENGLISH. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 365; Sp.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
December 4, 2021 - 2:55am
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