Anna Klobucka

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Portuguese

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Liberal Arts 398H


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Critical study of representations of gender and sexuality in the literature of Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa from the Middle Ages to the present. Attention will be given to discursive and narrative construction of gendered and sexual identities; historically and culturally variable perspectives on gender and sexuality; and the roles played by gendered agents and sexual engagements in the historical processes occurring in the Portuguese-speaking world, with particular emphasis on colonial and postcolonial contexts and relations.

Critical study of representations of gender and sexuality in the literature of Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa from the Middle Ages to the present. Attention will be given to discursive and narrative construction of gendered and sexual identities; historically and culturally variable perspectives on gender and sexuality; and the roles played by gendered agents and sexual engagements in the historical processes occurring in the Portuguese-speaking world, with particular emphasis on colonial and postcolonial contexts and relations.

Survey of Portugal's most significant works from the medieval lyric to the chronicles of Fernão Lopes, the theatre of Gil Vicente, the poetry of Luís de Camões, and the sermons of Padre António Vieira. The objective of this course is to introduce students to the critical reading of complex Portuguese texts.

Continuation of POR 331, covering Portuguese literature from Romanticism to the present. Attention will be given to literary history and criticism.

Study of a selected topic, period or genre from a comparative perspective encompassing various literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world and including, if applicable, other Western and non-Western theoretical, literary and cultural readings. Literary texts, canonical and non-canonical alike, are discussed in a broadly cultural context and from a theoretically informed perspective. Focused written assignments and/or formal oral presentations contribute to the development of individual research projects pursued by the students.

Advanced study of a selected topic, period, or genre from a comparative perspective encompassing various literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world and including, if applicable, other Western and non-Western theoretical, literary and cultural readings. Literary texts, canonical and non-canonical alike, are discussed in a broadly cultural context and from a theoretically informed perspective. Students formulate and develop independent research projects exploring theoretical meanings and consequences of literary works and/or cultural phenomena.

Critical study of representations of gender and sexuality in the literature of Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa from the Middle Ages to the present. Attention will be given to discursive and narrative construction of gendered and sexual identities; historically and culturally variable perspectives on gender and sexuality; and the roles played by gendered agents and sexual engagements in the historical processes occurring in the Portuguese-speaking world, with particular emphasis on colonial and postcolonial contexts and relations.

Critical study of representations of gender and sexuality in the literature of Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa from the Middle Ages to the present. Attention will be given to discursive and narrative construction of gendered and sexual identities; historically and culturally variable perspectives on gender and sexuality; and the roles played by gendered agents and sexual engagements in the historical processes occurring in the Portuguese-speaking world, with particular emphasis on colonial and postcolonial contexts and relations.

Examination of systems of gender in other cultures as well as the lives and experiences of women outside the U.S. The course will include theoretical study of what "feminism" means in non-western cultures, empirical study of women's local activism, and an examination of the role of international agencies in the elimination of gender oppression.

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Online and Continuing Education Courses

Study of a selected topic, period or genre from a comparative perspective encompassing various literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world and including, if applicable, other Western and non-Western theoretical, literary and cultural readings. Literary texts, canonical and non-canonical alike, are discussed in a broadly cultural context and from a theoretically informed perspective. Focused written assignments and/or formal oral presentations contribute to the development of individual research projects pursued by the students.
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