Fall 2007

Motherhood in the Americas

Listed in: Spanish, as SPAN-81


Lucia M. Suarez (Section 01)


Motherhood offers a foundational trope of resilience, pioneering, resistance, vision, and hope. This course will examine the numerous roles women play in both the private and public sphere in contemporary culture (1950-present). Through readings of poetry, fiction, essays, autobiography, and viewings of films,students will understand the roleof mothers in changing Latina American history. Conducted in Spanish. Requisite: Spanish 07 or equivalent. Limited to 20 students. First semester. Professor Suarez.