Enero / 9  | 

Introduction: Historical Settings

Enero / 16  |   | Homework  | 

Martin Luther King. No class.

Enero / 23  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

US Latinos
  • Film: La ciudad/The City [David Riker, US, 1998]
  • Country Case; Argentina
  • TBA


Enero / 30  | 

US Latinos: Migrant Workers
  • Fiction: . . .y no se lo tragó la tierra / ...And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. [Tomás Rivera, 1964. Trans. Evangelina Vigil-Piñón].
  • Country cases: Bolivia


Febrero / 6  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Migrations: Argentina, Europe
  • Film: The Tango Lesson [Sally Potter, England, 1997]
  • Country cases: Paraguay, Colombia


Febrero / 13  | 

Paper Proposal, Thesis Statement and Working Bibliography Due.
Revolutions and Dictators:
  • Fiction: In the Time of the Butterflies [Julia Alvarez, USA/Dominican Republic, 1994]
  • Country cases: Dominican Republic, Haiti:
  • Reading TBA


Febrero / 20  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Brazil & Race:
  • Film: Black Orpheus/Orfeo Negro [Marcel Camus, Francia/Brazil, 1959] & Orfeu [Carlos Diegues, Brazil, 1999]
  • Country cases: Brasil, French Guyana, Surinam
  • Reading TBA


Febrero / 27  | 

  • No class.


Marzo / 1  | 

Last Day to Withdraw from Class

Marzo / 5  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Revolutions.
  • Film: Men with Guns/Hombres armados [Walter Salles, USA, 1997)
  • Countiy cases: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras
  • Readings: TBA


Marzo / 12  | 

Spring Break. No class.

Marzo / 19  |   | Homework  | 

Midterm exam


Marzo / 26  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Cuba and the Revolution
Film: Memories of the Underdevelopment/Memorias del subdesarrollo [Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, 1967].
  • Countiy cases: Cuba, El Salvador, Costa Rica.
  • Readings: TBA


Abril / 2  |   | Homework  | 

Cubans in the US
Fiction: Dreaming in Cuban [Cristina Garcia. Cuba/USA, 1993].
  • Countiy cases: Nicaragua, Guyana
  • Readings: TBA


Abril / 9  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Chile and Pinochet
Paper draft due
Film: Machuca/Machuca, [Chile & Spain, Andrés Wood, 2003].
  • Countiy cases: Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela
  • Readings: TBA


Abril / 16  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Sex and Human Trafficking
En la puta vida/In This Tricky Life [Beatriz Flores Silva, Uruguay, 2001].
  • Countiy cases: Uruguay
  • Readings: TBA


Abril / 23  |   | Homework  |    Film info (PDF file) | 

Paper Final Version due
Film: No se lo digas a nadie/Don't Tell Anyone [Francisco Lombardi, Perú, 1998]].
  • Countiy cases: Peru,
  • Readings: TBA