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HISPANO-AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

CODE 68281
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 2nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 9918 LETTERATURE MODERNE E SPETTACOLO (LM-14) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9918 LETTERATURE MODERNE E SPETTACOLO (LM-14) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 3nd year of 8457 LETTERE (L-10) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/06
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER Annual
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    This course aims to introduce students to the knowledge of the history of Latin American ideas from the first part of the 19th century.  Significant cultural texts of the period will be analyzed which will make it possible to interpret the dialectic between discussions, concepts, ideas and history.  There will be particular emphasis on grasping a working knowledge of the topic and on your representation of: processes of institutionalization, theoretical-conceptual processes, text/content production.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The goal of this course is to introduce students to notable moments in the cultural and literary history of Hispano-American countries such as the Spanish conquest, the colonial period and independence

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    During this course, you will analyze the causes - cultural, political, ideological - that have determined the process of Hispanic-American cultural emancipation of the nineteenth century.

    The teaching aims to raise awareness of the salient moments of this history that lead the former colonies to question the problem of their own identity.  Students will acquire the knowledge of the cultural history of the period studied necessary for:

    -an analysis of the forms of Hispanic-American identity;

    -understanding the historical and social processes in which the Hispanic-American identity is manifested

    -achieve a theoretical method from the analysis of discussion that allows you to connect the social conditions of production, symbolic content and the forms of enunciation;

    -examine the ideological representations present in the body of the proposed texts through the configuration of themes, concepts, and argumentative scenarios;

    -analyze the context in which the knowledge is produced and the ways in which it is represented;

    -understand the meaning and importance of the culture of the period starting from a contemporary perspective;

    -identify significant moments in the cultural history of the period;

    -promote critical and argumentative reading on themes and problems of the culture of the period;

    -observe the style of writing in the proposed texts.

    PREREQUISITES

    None

    TEACHING METHODS

    54 lecture hours. The first 36 hours that correspond to 6 CFU9 will take place in the 1st semester. The last 18 hours will be held in the 2nd semester. During the course which includes cultural, social, historical and ideological insights, the student will be invited to actively participate in the analysis of the texts presented.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    During the lessons you will read and analyze significant texts of the most important intellectuals of the period, paying particular attention to the historical, political, and economic frame of reference.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Historia de América Latina, (Leslie Bethell, ed) t. 5, cap. I

    Historia de América Latina, (Leslie Bethell, ed) t.6, cap. I e II

    Historia de América Latina, (Leslie Bethell, ed) t. 8, cap. III

    Carlos Beorlegui, Historia del pensamiento filosófico latinoamericano, cap.4.

    Lecturer’s notes.

    Students not attending class in person must agree on the program with the Lecturer.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Lessons will start during the week beginning with Monday, October 3rd, 2022. The schedule will be provided in due time.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exams will consist of an oral interview covering the course contents.  In addition to the knowledge of the program, the exam will also evaluate the ability to expose the knowledge and the accurate usage of the language specific to this discipline.

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with special educational needs and disabilities cerftified by a formal statement from an official assessment body are kindly requested to contact the instructor at the beginning of the term in order to arrange a suitable testing format.