PORT 629 Brazilian Cultural Studies

An advanced survey of Brazilian social and cultural critics of the twentieth century including Silvio Romero, Euclides da Cunha, Gilberto Freyre, Srgio Buarque de Hollanda, Guerrero Ramos, Roland Corbisier, Florestan Fernandes, Antnio Candido, Roberto Schwarz, Ferreira Gullar, Silviano Santiago, Luiz Costa Lima, Flora Sssekind, Renato Ortiz, Muniz Sodr, and Marilena Chau. The course foregrounds historic and contemporary debates in Brazil surrounding nationality, modernity, democracy, and citizenship.