Afroambiente: Escritura negra y medio ambiente

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Course Number



B. Fra-Molinero

Course Long Title

Afroambiente: Escritura negra y medio ambiente

Cross Listed Courses


This course studies the response of black writers and intellectuals of the Spanish-speaking world to issues related to the natural environment. In several countries, including Colombia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, and Equatorial Guinea, from colonial times to the present, modernity has brought serious challenges to notions of economic progress, human rights, and national sovereignty as well as individual and communal identity. Course materials include written texts from local newspapers and magazines as well as other sources of information such as websites that present issues related to the environment and the arts. All readings are in English. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): one 200-level Hispanic studies course above 211. Only open to juniors and seniors.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Africana: Diaspora)

INDS Program Relationship

IDAF - AFR Program, IDAM - AMST Program, IDLS

GEC This Course Belongs To


Class Restriction

Exclude First Years, Exclude Sophomores