Peoples and Nations: Topics in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Spanish-American Culture

The Hispanic Caribbean is the most populous region in the Caribbean and the one with the greatest diversity in political and social terms. In this course, and through a careful reading of short stories from Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico and their diasporas, we will analyze and discuss various aspects of Caribbean life in the 20th and 21st centuries, amongst them: migration, urbanism, rurality, gender, sexuality, the Cuban Revolution, its impact and aftermath.

Required readings: Readings will be provided by the instructor.

Prerequisite: SPAN 221
Corequisite: SPAN 302

Language of instruction: Spanish

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