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Salem, Oregon 97301

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SPAN 380 Latin American Cinema (1)

[Crosslisted with LAS 380]

This course examines films, features and documentaries, by and about Latin Americans. It focuses on the political, economic, social, and aesthetic tensions that characterize the region and contextualize cinematic production. It explores the constitution of Latin American cultural identity through film. Readings, written and oral work in weekly tutorials will be carried out in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or SPAN 352 or SPAN 353 or SPAN 355 or SPAN 356 or consent of instructor.

  • Offering: Alternate years in fall
  • Instructor:  Varas, Staff