Introduction to the contemporary culture of Oaxaca, Mexico, particularly painting, folk arts, and Days of the Dead, in the context of recent Mexican politics and society.
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.