PORT 6290 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 Cndido, Roberto Schwarz, Ferreira Gullar, Silviano Santiago, Luiz Costa Lima, Flora Sssekind, Renato Ortiz, Muniz Sodr, and Marilena Chaui. The course foregrounds historic and contemporary debates in Brazil surrounding nationality, modernity, democracy, and citizenship.