Lit & Politics of Central Amer

Hispanic Studies 422

Usual Description

This course presents cultural and literary responses to Central America’s neocolonial status since 1898, including the CIA-sponsored Guatemalan coup in 1954, the Nicaraguan Sandinista Movement in the 1980s, guerrilla war in El Salvador and Guatemala, post-war indigenous struggles, and the narco wars. Readings will include Asturias, Cardenal, Cortázar, Belli, Castellanos Moya, and Rigoberta Menchu and the controversy around the genre of the testimonio. Taught in Spanish.

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Hispanic Studies 422
Hispanic Studies 422 Taught by Patrick O'Connor