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Javier Fuentes
elo@arizona.edu
Phone
520-626-0789
Office
Harvill 135
Office Hours
Monday, 8-10 a.m.
Tuesday, 2-3 p.m.
Ore-Giron, Edgard L
Instructor

Currently Teaching

SPAN 160C1 – The Arts and Politics in Latin America

This course deals with the relationship between politics and cultural expressions in Latin America. These cultural expressions studied are literature, muralism, music, paintings, documentaries, escrache and cinema. How do these expressions relate to what was, and it¿s still happening in Latin American society? How do people in power shape systems? How do artists criticize or support governments? How do their art reflect their context?

Students will investigate and analyze how governments collaborate shaping the system, and explore how changes such as dictatorships, revolutions, conquests, etc., affect a society, and discuss how art helps us have a better understanding of our history and our role as global citizens.

This course deals with the relationship between politics and cultural expressions in Latin America. These cultural expressions studied are literature, muralism, music, paintings, documentaries, escrache and cinema. How do these expressions relate to what was, and it¿s still happening in Latin American society? How do people in power shape systems? How do artists criticize or support governments? How do their art reflect their context?

Students will investigate and analyze how governments collaborate shaping the system, and explore how changes such as dictatorships, revolutions, conquests, etc., affect a society, and discuss how art helps us have a better understanding of our history and our role as global citizens.

This course deals with the relationship between politics and cultural expressions in Latin America. These cultural expressions studied are literature, muralism, music, paintings, documentaries, escrache and cinema. How do these expressions relate to what was, and it¿s still happening in Latin American society? How do people in power shape systems? How do artists criticize or support governments? How do their art reflect their context?

Students will investigate and analyze how governments collaborate shaping the system, and explore how changes such as dictatorships, revolutions, conquests, etc., affect a society, and discuss how art helps us have a better understanding of our history and our role as global citizens.

This course deals with the relationship between politics and cultural expressions in Latin America. These cultural expressions studied are literature, muralism, music, paintings, documentaries, escrache and cinema. How do these expressions relate to what was, and it¿s still happening in Latin American society? How do people in power shape systems? How do artists criticize or support governments? How do their art reflect their context?

Students will investigate and analyze how governments collaborate shaping the system, and explore how changes such as dictatorships, revolutions, conquests, etc., affect a society, and discuss how art helps us have a better understanding of our history and our role as global citizens.

SPAN 160D1 – Issues in Latin American Society and Popular Cultures

This interdisciplinary course will examine popular culture as an approach to understanding 19th and 20th century Latin America.

This interdisciplinary course will examine popular culture as an approach to understanding 19th and 20th century Latin America.

SPAN 210 – Latin America on Film

Throughout its history, Latin America has witnessed a conflict of social, cultural and political differences. The challenges of defining Latin America have been arduous and at times difficult. Each academic discipline has taken a narrow prospective view of what is Latin America. Therefore, this class Introduces students to the concept and origins of popular culture and to social theories used to analyze its impact on self, culture in modern consumer societies and national and regional images of identity. Students will focus on understanding the history, politics, cultural, and social reality changes in Latin America.

Throughout its history, Latin America has witnessed a conflict of social, cultural and political differences. The challenges of defining Latin America have been arduous and at times difficult. Each academic discipline has taken a narrow prospective view of what is Latin America. Therefore, this class Introduces students to the concept and origins of popular culture and to social theories used to analyze its impact on self, culture in modern consumer societies and national and regional images of identity. Students will focus on understanding the history, politics, cultural, and social reality changes in Latin America.