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Courses for Summer 2021

  • Digital Dreams: Brazil Cinema on the World Stage

    This course focuses on contemporary Brazilian cinema. New Brazilian Cinema emerged in the mid-nineties to international critical acclaim with films such as Central Station (Salles 1998) and City of God (Meireles/Lund 2002). Subsequently, Brazilian cinema has contended at the Oscars with Neighbouring Sounds (Filho 2012), The Second Mother (2015), documentaries: The Edge of Democracy (Costa 2019), Waste Land (Walker 2010), and controversial non-selected Aquarius (Filho 2016). This course posits Brazilian in its context socio-historical context and broaches social and political questions such as race, gender, urban space... Class is conducted in English and films have English subtitles.
    POBS 0281 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Lehnen
  • Accelerated Portuguese

    This course serves as an accelerated introduction to Portuguese, one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. It is also an introduction to the diverse cultures of Portuguese-speaking societies. Specifically, the course will look into the ethnic, racial, social, and gender diversity in these cultures. Designed for students who have no prior knowledge of Portuguese, POBS 0105 meets five hours per week.
    POBS 0105 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Lehnen
    POBS 0105 C01
    Primary Instructor
    Lehnen
    Schedule Code
    C: Discussion Section/Conference
    POBS 0105 C02
    Primary Instructor
    Lehnen
    Schedule Code
    C: Discussion Section/Conference
    POBS 0105 C03
    Primary Instructor
    Lehnen
    Schedule Code
    C: Discussion Section/Conference
  • On Both Sides of the Lens: Latin American Women Filmmakers (GNSS 1070)

  • Colonial Encounters in the Early Atlantic (HIST 0673A)

  • Reading and Guided Study

    Section numbers vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course.
    POBS 1970 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Lehnen
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research