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Topics in Latin American Modernity: Cultures of Modernity in Argentina

SPA 342S/LAS 342S

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This course studies the role of culture in Argentina's modernity and the social, literary, and artistic traditions it produced from 1810 to the present. The course is divided into 5 units, each of them organized around an artist, a filmmaker, a writer, or an art form. Topics include gaucho culture and national identity, the birth of tango, the artistic avant-gardes, the politics of memory, commodity culture, and gender and environmental politics. In addition to class discussions, the course includes class visits by local scholars and artists.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 6
  • Capacity: 15
  • Class Number: 10027