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POLT 269 - Latin American Politics Past and Present through Film

HC SSCI CD
2 credits
Introduction, screening, and discussion of films from contemporary Latin American cinema that explore political and social conditions of both the dictatorship past and the democratic present. Focus on films from Argentina and Chile, both feature and documentary films. The course encourages interdisciplinary connections in the study of Latin America, bringing cultural and artistic ‘texts’ of film into dialogue with social science themes. Assignments include writing weekly blogs and a final essay. Note the recommended course prerequisites.
Prerequisites & Notes: Previous coursework on politics, history or culture of Latin America is recommended, but not required.



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