21G.070 Latin America and the Global Sixties: Counterculture and Revolution
Close reading of political issues, cultural artifacts, and social actors of Latin America during and in the wake of the revolutionary 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 a global trend of political upheavals, emerging youth cultures, and demands for social justice. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.
This class has no prerequisites.
21G.070 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by P. Duong.
Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Wednesdays in 14N-225.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.
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