Close study of history and criticism of Portuguese literature, focusing on a specific group of writers, a movement, a theme, a critical or theoretical issue, or an analytic approach. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Taught in Portuguese.
Faculty: Dominique, Nilma

Prereq: 21G.804 or permission of instructor.

Topic for Fall 2016: The Beat of Brazil: Brazilian Society through its Music

The course will explore the language, culture and history of Brazil through the study of a set of rhythms developed in the country, including Samba, Forró, Choro, Bossa Nova, MPB, Sertanejo and Funk. Conducted in Portuguese

Syllabus available soon.


Enrollment limited to 18 for pedagogical reasons.  Preference is given to pre-registered students. Continuing students get first priority, followed, in order, by declared concentrators, juniors, sophomores, freshmen, seniors, grad students, pre-registered students who did not show up for the first two days of class without warning.