SPAN 6719

Jewish Latin American Writing

Jewish Latin American Writing
*Three-week course, second session*

This course is devoted to Jewish Latin American writing in the 20th-Century. It will cover a variety of texts from different countries, and in different genres. Basic information about Judaism will be provided; we will use as well some theoretical readings on a number of Jewish topics, including kabbalah and religion, alterity, diaspora, and errancy. Some of the writers to be discussed in class are: Alberto Gerchunoff, Isaac Goldemberg, Margo Glantz, Juan Gelman, José Kozer, Myriam Moscona, and Jacobo Sefamí. Some films will be used as supplementary materials. (.5 unit)

Required text: All texts will be available in the course website.
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:


Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 3 Week Session II

SPAN6719A-L15 Lecture (Sefami)

Summer 2010, LS 6 Week Session

SPAN6719A-L10 Lecture (Sefami)