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LIT 310 - Latin American Women Writing in the Margins: Theories of Gender and Margins: Theories of Gender and Sexuality


This course will analyze main narratives produced by Latin American women addressing issues of gender and  sexuality in the context of the globalization process –economic event initiated in the decade of 1980’s to the present–. The course focuses on the themes of gender and sexuality within the feminist debate as it takes place in Latin America. The course also offers the opportunity: to discuss theories of gender and sexuality as first proposed in the Western civilization; to assess the interpretation of feminist writers;  and to relate these discussions to specific literary productions by
women in Latin America. Readings will be accompanied by screening of videos, movies and Internet sites (blogs, etc.). Students will be encouraged to develop presentations utilizing multimedia resources. Course Codes: R. Women and
Gender Studies course.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: R. Women and Gender Studies course. Term cycle: variable; Yearly cycle: irregular offering.

Credits: 3



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