Race, Nation, and Popular Culture in Latin America
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Exploration of how Latin Americans see themselves through the lens of popular culture. Studying festivals, dances, theater, and a variety of forms of public performance serves the purpose of reflecting on the specific way Latin Americans have constructed race, gender, class, and nation. In addition, the course pursues the goal of introducing the students to different concepts and methodologies developed in the humanities and social sciences and applying them to specific Latin American cases.