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Seminar in Colonial Spanish American Literature: Women in Colonial Mexico

SPA 550/LAS 525

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This course explores women's lives and writing in Colonial Mexico. Primary readings include examples from relaciones, historias, diarios, and cartas. Topics include insurgency; marriage; indigeneity and maternity; Black authorship; convent life; translation; swindling; monstrosity. We read primary and secondary texts by Cortés, Franco, Martínez, Robles, Sahagún, Seed, and Tortorici.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: C
  • Enrollment: 0
  • Capacity: 0
  • Class Number: 41171
  • Schedule: T 01:30 PM-04:20 PM