SPN 456 Negotiating Caribbean Identity (A,D,W)

Prerequisite: Any 300 level literature and culture course in Spanish.

Through the exploration of essays, poems, short stories and novels written by authors from Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, this course examines the process of nation building against imperial powers, racial politics and national identity, gender roles and equality, immigration and marginalization, political oppression and sexuality. 3 Cr. Spring.