SPA 364 Afro-Hispanic Identity: Race, Nation and the American African Diaspora

This class focuses on literature and cultural production of Afro-descendant writers in the Hispanophone world. It explores key themes in the origins and development of the African Diaspora as it is represented in the Americas: North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Through critical, historical, literary and visual texts students will explore discourses of black identity, the legacy of African slavery, and the links between race, marginality and national identity. Course themes will focus on strategies of survival, religious and cultural development and individual and collective development of identity.




SPA 230 and SPA 250