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SPAN6724

Coloniality & Emerg of Writing

Coloniality and the Emergence of Writing

Three-week course. first session

The objective of the course is to read and analyze key texts in colonial writing within the perspective of the coloniality of power, that is to say to consider the emergence of writing in the Americas as a phenomenon traversed by the epistemological and cultural parameters of writing in the European context before and after 1492. (1/2 unit)

Required Text: Popol Vuh. Las antiguas historias del Quiché ed. Adrian Recinos. (Any current edition in paper back.); Miguel León Portilla, ed. La visión de los vencidos. Relaciones indígenas de la conquista (any recent edition in paper back).
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2010

SPAN6724A-L10 Lecture (Castro-Klaren)