21L.639J Globalization and its Discontents: Spanish-speaking Nations
Studies new paradigms of cultural exchange that have shaped Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries. Examines how globalization is rapidly changing the identity of peoples and cultures in Spanish-speaking nations. Spotlights debates about human rights. Materials studied include film, fiction, essay, architectural archives, music and art. Students complete a research project about a specific aspect of Hispanic culture that has been shaped by contemporary forces in the global economy. Taught in Spanish with required readings and writing in Spanish.
This class has no prerequisites.
21L.639J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by Staff.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - Interdisciplinary Programs - Latin American and Latino Studies site.
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