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2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POR 2305 - Literature of Brazil and the Portuguese-Speaking World

Credits: 3 hrs.
This course is a study of selected literary works and related artistic products from Brazil, Portugal, and the former Portuguese colonies in Africa and Asia. The geographic scope is global, but a thematic emphasis is on the culture of Africa and of Brazilians of African descent. Attention is given to major genres, to socio-historical context, and to the intellectual, political and cultural values of the works studied. Readings, film viewings, lectures, and discussion are in English. No prior knowledge of the Portuguese language or the Portuguese-speaking world is required.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Reading
Area of Knowledge: Literature
Curricular Theme: Globalization