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Proposal Summary: AS-01-37

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TitleCultural Politics in the River Plate
Submitting Dean
Submitting CollegeArts & Sciences -- Charles Monroe x8033
Departments Generating the ProposalMod
Objection DeadlineJanuary 18, 2001
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedMarch 06, 2001 by PR Nishant Awasthi
Effective DateFall 2001
Brief Summary of ProposalThis course will examine the military dictatorships of the seventies and eighties in Argentina and Uruguay. During the semester, we will look at the different ways in which these repressive governments affected cultural production and expression. During the semester we will have access to a variety of cultural artifacts (political speeches, essays, movies, documentaries, interviews, short stories, theater, novels and rock music) from this particular time period that will allow us to explore the "cultural politics" and the "politics of culture" of the River Plate. Class time will consist of lectures, discussions and student presentations. Outside work will involve readings from a course pack that will supplement the works of authors Mario Benedetti, Alicia Partnoy, Marta Traba and Luisa Valenzuela. In addition, students will be expected to write position papers for every reading assignment.
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedNovember 21, 2000 by GS asst to dean Dolli Markovich
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedNovember 16, 2000 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedNovember 17, 2000 by UL assc dean Roger Durbin
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedJuly 21, 2000

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