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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 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