LITERATURE AND FILM OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTION

Elective Courses

CIMS 397 - LITERATURE AND FILM OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTION

SPAN 397 | LALS 398
401 |SEM |Ashley Brock |TR 3-4:30pm |WILL 204

In addition to having generated a rich corpus of literature and film, the Cuban Revolution lies at the epicenter of what remain urgent questions surrounding the relationship between art and politics: What makes art revolutionary? How do literature, film, and photography contribute to the telling of history, the formation of ideology, and the idolization of political figures? What responsibility do writers, filmmakers, and artists have to engage with politics, and what freedoms must they be afforded in order to be effective agents of critique? These are some of the questions we will tackle as we analyze Cuban literature and film created on the island and abroad over the last sixty years. Course requirements include short written assignments, quizzes, an oral presentation, and a final research paper. This course will be conducted in Spanish.

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