2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

LLS 223 Revolution and Social Change in Latin American Literature and Arts

3 hours 

This course focuses on the themes of revolution and social change in the literature and arts of Latin America during the "national" and "post-national" eras. Through examining the visual arts contemporary films music testimonial essays and literary narratives the course assesses the role and contributions of literature and the arts to our understanding of revolution and social change in Latin America since the early 20th century. Using literature and the arts the course aims to introduce students to such issues as indigenous rights the mass media the environment political power poverty human rights and social justice and the meanings of race class gender and sexuality in Latin America.




ENG 101


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program.