21F.070 Latin America and the Global Sixties: Counterculture and Revolution (New)


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Close reading of issues, texts, cultural artifacts, and social actors of Latin America in the 1960s. Examines how culture and politics addressed the need to conceptually organize a series of events that were equally momentous and confusing. Questions the established stereotypes and assumptions about Latin America and the sixties that are portrayed in its contemporary, often nostalgic, revivals. Focuses on the ideas that defined Latin America's participation in, and contributions to, a global trend of political upheavals, emerging youth cultures, and demands for social justice. Taught in English.

This class has no prerequisites.

21F.070 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by P. Duong.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in 14N-225.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21F.070 was rated 5.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Course Library site.

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