Dario Borim

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Liberal Arts 398K

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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.

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.

Individual research leading to the production of a PhD dissertation pursued under the direction of a faculty advisor. This course continues as POR 762 and POR 763; initially graduate students receive the grade IP, which following completion of the sequence is changed to the grade earned in POR 763.

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.

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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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