TOPICS IN LUSOPHONE CULTURE - SOCIETY AND VISUAL ARTS

Elective Courses

CIMS 232 - TOPICS IN LUSOPHONE CULTURE - SOCIETY AND VISUAL ARTS

PRTG 240 | LALS 240
401 |SEM |Carlos Pio |MW 2-3:30pm |WILL 438

This course will analyze interdisciplinary themes of contemporary Brazil, Portugal, and African Portuguese-speaking countries culture through film production, music acts, fashion, architectural styles, and landscape architecture from the 1960s through 2015. The course intends to observe and analyze (1) specific movements of music and cinema in Brazil, Portugal, Guinea-Bissau, and Angola, (2) and also their social and historical settings, and (3) question the future challenges they pose. The different materials used in class discussions will enable students to understand the history, society, and culture of the said countries, and also build up vocabulary, develop critical thinking, and improve their communication (oral and writing) skills. Students will also be able to compare these topics to their own background and social experiences. The course will be taught in Portuguese. The prerequisite for this course is PRTG202.

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