Latin American Popular Cultures
This course examines popular culture in Latin America. Topics include religious rituals and symbols; secular festivals; dance; food; and sport. Introductory historical and theoretical frameworks provide analytical tools for examining tensions between elite and popular cultures; popular cultures as oppositional and national identities; production and consumption of popular cultures; and the meanings that cultural symbols acquire in Diaspora.
Pre Requisites: Pre-req: Junior Standing (60 or more credits)