Jewish Latin American Writing
*Three-week course, second session*
This course is devoted to Jewish Latin American writing in the 20th-Century. It will cover a variety of texts from different countries, and in different genres. Basic information about Judaism will be provided; we will use as well some theoretical readings on a number of Jewish topics, including kabbalah and religion, alterity, diaspora, and errancy. Some of the writers to be discussed in class are: Alberto Gerchunoff, Isaac Goldemberg, Margo Glantz, Juan Gelman, José Kozer, Myriam Moscona, and Jacobo Sefamí. Some films will be used as supplementary materials. (.5 unit)
Required text: All texts will be available in the course website.
- 12:00pm-12:50pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jul 20, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015)
- McCardell Bicentennial Hall 417