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SPN4650 - Latin American Studies in Culture and Power

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Stewart King


Not offered in 2007


This unit will introduce the student to a variety of texts, both fictional and non-fictional, and audio-visual recordings which illustrate the intersection of processes of cultural production and consumption and how they intersect with structures of power in Latin American societies. The unit will have a historical as well as a social and cultural focus.


Two essays (2500 words each): 60%
Final test (3000 words): 30%
Participation: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 3 hour seminar) per week