SPAN 311

Migration Narratives

This course explores the human experience of migration, exile, and/or diaspora by offering an overview of some of the more significant migration processes within the Spanish-speaking world, and by exploring the social, political, historical, economic and intellectual implications of those processes. The class consists of close readings of literary works in several genres, including poetry, plays, short stories and essays, and the screening of several films. It also includes readings on cultural aspects of and theoretical approaches to this phenomenon. Readings and visual texts are in Spanish an/or English, and all discussion and testing is in Spanish.

Prerequisites: Any one of SPAN 203, 204, 205, 210, 211, 212, or equivalent.