Dario Borim

Associate Professor

Portuguese

508-910-6609

508-999-9272

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Liberal Arts 398K


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Continuation of POR 301.

The development of Brazil and its people from the colonial period to the present. Films, documentaries, textbooks and music studied through lectures, computerized instruction, in-class discussions, plus written and oral reports on significant aspects of Brazilian literary, social, political, economic, and artistic life.

Continuation of POR 333. A survey of twentieth century Brazilian literature. Emphasis on major authors and literary periods. Attention is given to literary history and criticism.

Continuation of POR 333. A survey of twentieth century Brazilian literature. Emphasis on major authors and literary periods. Attention is given to literary history and criticism.

A thematic study of cinematographic representations of gender identities and practices within social contexts. Fostering global awareness and artistic literacy, topics include construction of feminine and feminist identities; masculinity and power relations; sexuality and national identity; same-sex and other non-traditional relations of love and intimacy; and machismo, ethnic and socio-economic disparity and alienation in contemporary life under women film-makers' scrutiny.

Capstone study of a specific topic, author, or literary period from Portugal, Brazil and/or Lusophone Africa. May not be repeated.

The study of a specific topic, author, or literary period from Portugal, Brazil and/or Lusophone Africa. May be repeated with change in content.

Study of a selected topic, period, author or genre in Brazilian literature and culture. 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.

Study of a selected topic, period, author or genre in Brazilian literature and culture. 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, author or genre in Brazilian literature and culture. 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.

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Online and Continuing Education Courses

Study of a selected topic, period, author or genre in Brazilian literature and culture. 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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