Faculty of Arts


SPANISH 317

Hispanic Cultures in Cinema


Description

A study of Spanish and/or Latin American cultures and their representation in films. Emphasis on critical theories and cultural contexts of representation.

Objectives/Learning outcomes

This course aims to examine distinct film traditions from the Hispanic world and to offer an opportunity for reflecting on the representations of Hispanic cultures in cinema. Different cultural, social and political issues examined throughout the course include: transnational movements, migration and globalisation; formation of cultural identities in border cultures; the reconstruction of the past and the ways of dealing with traumatic historical experiences of war, exile, or dictatorship.

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Availability 2018

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Jose Colmeiro

Points

SPANISH 317: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

SPANISH 201 or 278 or 319 or 321 or 377 or 378 and 15 points from SPANISH 202 or LATINAM 201 or LATINAM 216

Restrictions

SPANISH 718


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