SPA480H1: Icons and Iconography in Latin American Culture

Hours: 
24L

Production, circulation and meaning of icons through Latin American literary and cultural contexts. Readings are selected from the period of independence to the present, and focus on the transformative ideological charge of cultural objects across geographic space and history. Focuses on political and socio-economic tensions between popular and elite spheres of cultural production, and on the risks and limits of iconographic representation. (Offered every three years)    

Prerequisite: 

At least one 300-series half-course in Spanish.

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)