Brazilian Women

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UMass Amherst
Mixing biography, literary criticism and cultural history this course will explore women's experience through Brazilian history as well as introduce the achievements and contributions of women to the cultural and intellectual history of Brazil. Moreover we will discuss not only what Brazilian women have achieved but also how fundamental issues in Brazilian history have hinged on specific notions of gender. From Anita Garibaldi to Chiquinha Gonzaga and Nise da Silveira among others, the present course will examine the role of women in Brazilian history and culture, discuss the ways in which women have shaped Brazil's past and present, and analyze some of the ideas and experiences of women in Brazil. (Gen. Ed. SB)
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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Brazilian Women
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Tal Goldfajn TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM Herter Hall room 113