Spanish and Portuguese | Portuguese Honors Seminar
P498 | 16698 | Professor Darlene Sadlier


HISP-P 498  Portuguese Honors Seminar  (3 credits)

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Portuguese.  This
HISP-P 498, section 16698, meets with HISP-P 495 Luso-Brazilian
Colloquium, Topic:  African Literature in Portuguese.

P498 #16698 PERMISSION 4:00P-6:30P T BH 222 Professor Darlene Sadlier
Note:  This course meets jointly with HISP-P 495 and HISP-P 695.
Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission.
kallgood@indiana.edu

See course description for P495, Luso-Brazilian Colloquium below:

HISP-P 495  Luso-Brazilian Colloquium
Topic: African Literature in Portuguese

This course will introduce students to representative authors from
Lusophone Africa. Discussions will focus on topics such as the
relationship between oral culture and the written word; colonial and
postcolonial attitudes toward race and social class; and gender
issues. Primary readings include novels, poetry and short fiction.

Tentative List of Readings:

José Eduardo Agualusa,NACAO CRIOULA
Mia Couto, O ULTIMO VOO DO FLAMINGO
Pepetela, O DESEJO DE KIANDA
Lília Momplé, NEIGHBOURS
Luís Bernardo Honwana, NOS MATAMOS O CAO-TINHOSO (selection)
Alda do Espírito Santo, E NOSSO O SOLO SANGRADO DA TERRA (poetry
selections)
Germano Almeida, ESTORIAS CONTADAS (selection)

All students will write a final exam. Undergraduate students will
write two short papers on readings. Graduate students will produce
an annotated bibliography and write a research paper (12-15pp) on a
topic to be discussed with the instructor.