CampusHaverford
SemesterSpring_2016
Registration IDSPANH340B001
Course TitleThe Moor in Spanish Literature
Credit1.00
DepartmentSpanish
InstructorBurshatin,Israel
Time And DaysF 1:30pm-4:00pm
Room LocationHLL106
Lab Sections
Additional Course InfoClass Number: 1010
This course examines cultural production in the frontier cultures of medieval Iberia against a background of collaboration and violence among Islamic, Christian, and Jewish communities. Other topics include the myth of Christian "Reconquest”/ Reconquista; the construction of Spanishness as race and nation in the context of the first global empire; idealization of Moors in narrative and material culture; Moors and Jews in the discourses of gender and sexuality; internal colonialism and Morisco resistance; perceptions of Spain as exotic or abject other in the Northern European or US imaginary; contemporary African migrations and the “return of the repressed” of imperial Spain. This class is conducted in Spanish.; This course fulfills the “pre 1898” requirement. Humanities (HU)
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CampusHaverford
SemesterSpring_2016
Registration IDSPANH340B001
Course TitleThe Moor in Spanish Literature
Credit1.00
DepartmentAfricana Studies
InstructorBurshatin,Israel
Time And DaysF 1:30pm-4:00pm
Room LocationHLL106
Lab Sections
Additional Course InfoClass Number: 1010
This course examines cultural production in the frontier cultures of medieval Iberia against a background of collaboration and violence among Islamic, Christian, and Jewish communities. Other topics include the myth of Christian "Reconquest”/ Reconquista; the construction of Spanishness as race and nation in the context of the first global empire; idealization of Moors in narrative and material culture; Moors and Jews in the discourses of gender and sexuality; internal colonialism and Morisco resistance; perceptions of Spain as exotic or abject other in the Northern European or US imaginary; contemporary African migrations and the “return of the repressed” of imperial Spain. This class is conducted in Spanish.; This course fulfills the “pre 1898” requirement. Humanities (HU)
Miscellaneous LinksLink to Departmental Homepage
Book Prices




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