|Winter Term 2019 Ruining the Imaginary of Paradise: Eco-Criticism in the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean - 1944 - ETST 515
Prerequisites/Notes: 400-level course in Spanish or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : This seminar examines the history and cultural expressions of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean--both the insular and the continental areas--from an eco-critical perspective. Parting from the so-called discovery, conquest and colonization and moving thorugh slavery, independence and postcolonial movements, the course provides an account of the exploitative processes of imperial powers that have imagined the Caribbean as a tropical paradise. Lecture/discussion with papers.
Attributes: Advanced Course