Latin American Icons: Political Economy of Otherness

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for SPANISH 729.


The ways in which Latin America as a place and a people has served as a site of otherness and exoticism providing economic and symbolic capital for the consumption and pleasure of colonial, neo-colonial, and neo-liberal powers. Latin American cultural studies texts offer students a way to read against the grain established by this process.

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Availability 2022

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda
Lecturer(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda


SPANISH 729: 30 points