2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMLT 129 - Shock of the New: Revolution in Hispanic Culture

Explores the ways in which the arts (literature, cinema and painting) are both transformative and transformed by major changes in ideology, science and technology, psychology, and society at large. Shock and change also happen when cultures contact and collide. Examples of topics covered in this course could be: the birth of cinema, the influence of Marxism in figures like Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Pablo Neruda, Freud’s influence in Dali and the surrealists, Frida Kahlo as a feminist icon, and Africa’s influence on Picasso. Different topics and periods will be covered each semester. Taught in English.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: HP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically