Spanish and Portuguese | Portuguese Honors Seminar
P498 | 27093 | Professor Darlene Sadlier
HISP-P 498 Portuguese Honors Seminar (3 credits)
1st Eight Week Class
This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Portuguese. This
HISP-P 498, section 27093 meets with HISP-P 415 and HISP- P 515
Women Writing in Portuguese.
HISP-P 498 #27093 PERMISSION 4:00P-6:30P TR SY 002
Professor Darlene Sadlier
Note: This is a 1st Eight Week Class.
Note: Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission.
See course description for P415, Women Writing in Portuguese below:
This 8-week survey will focus on writings by women from Portugal,
Brazil and Lusophone Africa. Although women produced occasional
texts in the medieval period, our primary readings will begin with
selections by the 17th -century Portuguese poet, Maria Violante do
Céu. Readings will alternate between Portugal and Brazil as we move
forward in time.
Selections to be read include poetry, theater, fiction, essay and
didactic works or “how to” guides for young women. The last weeks of
the course will include women’s writings from Lusophone Africa.
Topics to be addressed include feminism, motherhood, idealized and
erotic love, race, and political oppression in a transnational
context. We will also consider why certain women were included in
the literary canon while others were not.
Requirements include an exam and a research paper.