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Module

LAS2028 : Diversidad Cultural en America Latina

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Nick Morgan
  • Lecturer: Professor Rosaleen Howard, Dr Fernando Da Silva Beleza Correia Pinto, Dr Josep Cru Talaveron
  • Owning School: Modern Languages
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

In consonance with the overall aims of the degrees offered in the School of Modern Languages, this module aims to introduce students to the study of cultural production in Latin America, introducing them to a range of relevant theoretical approaches and providing them with an in depth understanding of cultural diversity in a wide range of countries.

In addition, this module aims to make aspects of the above available to students from outside the degree.

Outline Of Syllabus

Lecture materials and synchronous teaching activities (both present-in-person and online) will introduce students to the knowledge and skills required for the comparative analysis and study of culture in context.
Case studies will be drawn from a wide range of countries (e.g. Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela) and will be used to exemplify the problems attendant on the study of the relationship between cultural diversity and the modern polities of the region.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable