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Spanish 280Winter Term II 2019Revolutionschallengethe status quo.Revolutionaryleaders thinkdifferently.They imaginechangein times ofconflict.SPAN280is an introduction to majoricons,concepts,practices,anddiscoursesofrevoltandrevolutioninLatinAmericafrom1910-present.We willread accounts of “Revolution” writtenbyandaboutsome of the most prevalent rebelleaders – Pancho Villa, Che Guevara,Gioconda Belli, Omar Cabezas, and therebel formerly known asSubcomandante Marcos- while studying the intersections of literary,political, and cultural production inMEXICO,Cuba, andNICARAGUA.This literatureprovides clues as to how to solve real-worldproblems today and in the future.Snapshots of (Successful?)Revolution in Latin America(1910 - present)Lecture: 2-2:50 pmM | WMATHX 1100FORCH4074Course Website:[SPAN 280]Course YouTube channel: Subscribehere!Course Instructor:Brianne Orr-Álvarez ([email protected])#804 Buchanan TowerCourse TAKaren O’Regan ([email protected])I warmly welcome students into my office during thefollowing days | times or by appointment!Tuesdays12-1pmWednesdays9:30-10:50 amRequired Texts (available at theUBC Bookstore)1)The Country Under My(Gioconda Belli)2)SPAN 280 Course Package*Other digital texts and resources available onCanvas*Course Information
2Span 280 Winter Term II 2019CLASS SCHEDULESchedule of readings, presentations,assignmentsPAGES 3-4Desired Learning OutcomesWhy study revolution and why today?(Some words of wisdom from former SPAN 280 students.)~ “Revolution is the pathway to self and societal awareness and action in the 21stcentury.”~ “I think that it is important to challenge societal norms and to think freely and differently.”~ “Growing up, I was only ever encouraged to learn about my own cultural and political background.I want toexpand my horizons; I want to see what shapes Latin American cultures and political practices and I want to bepart of peaceful change in the future right here in Vancouver.”~ “I simply want to wrap my mind around why people have historically needed violence to make change.I wantthis course to answer this:isn’t there another way?”“Everything for everyone andnothing for ourselves.”~Subcommander MarcosTIPS and EXPECTATIONSTips, Evaluation, practices, andexpectations of coursePAGE 5-6(andCanvas)PARTICIPATE:Active student involvement in the design,execution, and discussion of class topics helps to create a comfortableand safe learning environment where students are invited to sharetheir thoughts, concerns, and new approaches to readings andwritings with the help and encouragement of the instructor and peers.REFLECT:Students will reflect (often!) on their evolving view ofrevolution (as well as what seems to work and what doesn’t!) throughpersonalized readings and interpretations of major issues presented ineach work and movement studied.

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