Courses: Politics of Memory in Latin America (COMLH322A01)

Fall 2013

This course explores the issue of memory, the narration of political violence and the tension between truth and fiction. A selection of documents, visual archives and documentary films are compared with literary genres including testimonies memories, diaries, poetry, and fiction writing. This course also compares the coup and dictatorship of Pinochet, with the repression of the student movement of 68, and the guerrilla warfare in Mexico.

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Hall 006

Meeting Times

T 1:30-4:00