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Life-writing, Gender, Performativity


Interdisciplinary research oriented seminar designed to engage students in the politics of unsettling modes of life-writing, gender, and representation. Life-writing theory and cultural analysis of contemporary Latin American/Latino fictional and non-fictional narratives.

A substantial final research project will be required. Conducted in Spanish.


Any two literature or culture courses. Limited to juniors and seniors. Priority will be given to majors, then minors. (Spring 2017)