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2021-2022 Catalog

SPAN 344 Hispanic Caribbeans in NYC

This course examines several key features of the vibrant Hispanic Caribbean community and its continuing presence in New York City from the 19th Century to today. This diverse demographic is also an important facet of the ever-evolving Hispanic cultural identities of the wider United States. Course participants will explore the aesthetic dynamics of the U.S. Caribbean cultural products, practices and perspectives through the analysis of digital, textual and audiovisual narratives, food, dance, and music.

Prerequisite

SPAN 211 or 215 and at least 2 courses from Foundations in Hispanophone Studies (SPAN 300-339)

Instructor

Staff