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Hispanic Film and Culture

Study of contemporary cultural, historical, and aesthetic issues through narrative film, documentary, and other media from Latin America and Spain.

PrerequisitesSPAN 261 or 267


Instructor: Prof. Abel Muñoz-Hermoso

Survey course on Hispanic cinema with a focus on the representation of Hispanics in the USA and in their own countries. Students will reflect on the similarities and differences between the representation of the Latino population in the films produced in different regions. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of social opinions, attitudes, and biases when watching films in Spanish.

Previously Offered:

Maymester 2016, Fall 2016, Maymester 2017, Maymester 2018, Fall 2021