SPAN-361   Latn Amer Lit: Colonial - Rom

The blending of indigenous, European, and African cultures during the colonial period formed and created Latin America. This course focuses on the literature of colonial Latin America (1492-ca. 1820), as well as the historical and cultural context that produced it. While many different genres and authors are examined, special emphasis is placed on the transatlantic and hybrid nature of colonial texts. An oral presentation and a research paper are required. Aside from the history text on colonial Latin America, all readings will be in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 308 and 309, or permission of the instructor.