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LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

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LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

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Anno accademico 2023/2024

Codice attività didattica
CPS0391
Docente
Sofia Venturoli (Titolare dell'insegnamento)
Corso di studio
Corso di laurea magistrale in Antropologia culturale ed etnologia (LM-1)
Master's Degree Course in Area and global studies for international cooperation
Anno
2° anno
Periodo
Primo semestre
Tipologia
Caratterizzante
Crediti/Valenza
6
SSD attività didattica
M-DEA/01 - discipline demoetnoantropologiche
Erogazione
Tradizionale
Lingua
Inglese
Frequenza
Facoltativa
Tipologia esame
Orale
Prerequisiti
Conoscenza base (comprensione testi scritti) delle lingue spagnola e/o portoghese.
Basic knowledge (comprehension of written texts) of Spanish and / or Portuguese languages.
The course will star on November 3rd in H5, Thursday and Friday from 2pm to 5pm
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Sommario insegnamento

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Obiettivi formativi

Where and What is Latin America? geographically but historically, culturally and politically? The course aims to provide students with an overview on Latin America from an interdisciplinary perspective, understanding and discussing different themes and approaches. Students will be introduced to some crucial questions and debates about Latin American history, society and culture. We will use a different materials including films, photographs, primary sources, people voices and essays tackling the complexity and heterogeneity of the region.   

Where and What is Latin America? geographically but historically, culturally and politically? The course aims to provide students with an overview on Latin America from an interdisciplinary perspective, understanding and discussing different themes and approaches. Students will be introduced to some crucial questions and debates about Latin American history, society and culture. We will use a different materials including films, photographs, primary sources, people voices and essays tackling the complexity and heterogeneity of the region.  

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Risultati dell'apprendimento attesi

At the end of the course, students should be able to address in a critical manner the various approaches and topics about of Latin American Studies in a interdisciplinary way. 

At the end of the course, students should be able to address in a critical manner the various approaches and topics about of Latin American Studies in a interdisciplinary way. 

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Programma

This course is an introduction to Latin America. Our efforts will be the understanding of Latin American culture and society from an interdisciplinary perspective: History, Anthropology, Politics, Sociology and so on. We will look at some major themes such as relationships between the colonial encounters, U.S and L.A. relationships, Latinos diasporas, Gender, Race, Feminisms, Social and Indigenous movements and others. We range in time from 1492 (and before) to the present.

This course is an introduction to Latin America. Our efforts will be the understanding of Latin American culture and society from an interdisciplinary perspective: History, Anthropology, Politics, Sociology and so on. We will look at some major themes such as relationships between the colonial encounters, U.S and L.A. relationships, Latinos diasporas, Gender, Race, Feminisms, Social and Indigenous movements and others. We range in time from 1492 (and before) to the present.

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Modalità di insegnamento

In addition to classroom lectures with .ppt presentations, movie and papers discussion which will be available online, students attending the course will be asked to participate in guided readings and discussions. The course will be designed and developed following open, collaborative and participatory educational practices. 

Knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is strongly recommended for attending the course.

In addition to classroom lectures with .ppt presentations, movie and papers discussion which will be available online, students attending the course will be asked to participate in guided readings and discussions. The course will be designed and developed following open, collaborative and participatory educational practices. 

Knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is strongly recommended for attending the course.

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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Evaluation will be based on student participation in classroom discussions, workgroups participation, and on presentation based on texts or researches produced during the course. Auto and reciprocal evaluation will be promoted among the sudents. 

Students will also sit an oral examination on the understanding and critical analysis of 3 books from the following references.

Students will be free to propose alternative readings (for PART II), by previous agreement with the teacher.

Students will be evaluated on their capacity of discussing thems proposed in class, and the ability to connect them with the main contents of the books; ability to express themeselves with critical thinking and theoretical rigor. 

International and Erasmus students may prepare for examinations and take them in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

Evaluation will be based on student participation in classroom discussions, workgroups participation, and on presentation based on texts or researches produced during the course. Auto and reciprocal evaluation will be promoted among the sudents. 

Students will also sit an oral examination on the understanding and critical analysis of 3 books from the following references.

Students will be free to propose alternative readings (for PART II), by previous agreement with the teacher.

Students will be evaluated on their capacity of discussing thems proposed in class, and the ability to connect them with the main contents of the books; ability to express themeselves with critical thinking and theoretical rigor. 

International and Erasmus students may prepare for examinations and take them in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

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Attività di supporto

Moodle platform will be used in order to implemet lectures with some visual and online material 

Guests will be invited to deepen specific topics.

 

Testi consigliati e bibliografia

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PART I Both Books are mandatory:

PART II Choose one book among the following: 

ATTENDING STUDENT WILL BE INFORMED ABOUT DIFFERENCES ON THE BIBLIOGRAPHY


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Note

Course will start on November the 2nd in Aula Azzurra (C.so Regina Margherita 60), Thursday and Friday from 2pm to 5pm

Moodle platform will be open later, around the end of october

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