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Monday, July 30, 2012

Summer Course 2012: Spanish 448D. Literature, Popular Culture and Music in Contemporary Puerto Rico

Description:
This course will explore literary texts, which represents the complex relationship between music and literature. Specifically, the course will deal with the different ways a literary text uses and re-interprets several forms of popular music and oral poetry in a modern Puerto Rican context. Issues of identity, performance, race, gender, body and literary representation will be discussed. Furthermore, during this class the student will develop his/her own critical skills in reading texts or cultural objects written in a Hispanic Caribbean nation. Students will be expected to participate actively in class, write short essays and complete miscellaneous assignments. The course will be conducted in Spanish. {Will appear in FYI on Mar 5, 2012
Start Time:
6:00 PM
End Time:
9:15 PM
Room:
Other Contact Information:
Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia SPAP +1 301 405 6450 jcquinte@umd.edu http://www.languages.umd.edu/SpanishPortuguese/


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