LATIN AMERICAN JEWISH CULTURE

Instructor: Susana Skura

Classes on Mondays

Students Level of Spanish: Advanced

Classes are online synchronic via Google Meet, once a week, 1.5 hours each. The first class is for free.


Course description:
The Jewish experience in Latin America, whit its conflicts and challenges has inspired a significant volume of literary, theatrical, film, musical and visual arts expressions, and its presence ranges from the media to academic writing. This course proposes the approach of diverse sources such as the novel by Edgardo Cozarinsky El rufián moladvo, works by the visual artist Mirta Kupferminc, poems and essays by Tamara Kamenszain such as El círculo de tiza del Talmud y Toda literatura es argentina y Judía (Argentina); Margo Glantz´s Las Genealogías, the novel Novia que te vea, by Rosa Nissan and its transposition into the cinema by Guita Schyfter (Mexico); Signor Hoffman, by Eduardo Halfon (Guatemala), the short stories Rojl Eisips, by Teresa Porzecanski (Uruguay) and Stolperstein, by Eliah Germani (Chile); among other. The course includes oral and written Spanish practice.

About Susana Skura:

 Susana Skura, Anthropologist and Mg. in Discourse Analysis at the University of Buenos Aires, Professor of the Anthropology and Letras Department, she founded and coordinates the Research Area in Jewishness and Performing Arts (JADE) and the Semestral Course in Practices and Poetics of Argentine Jewishness. Lives and teaches in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 2010, he has directed research projects on Yiddish language in everyday life, literature, and theater.

 

Students Level of Spanish: Advanced

Classes are online synchronic via Google Meet, once a week, 1.5 hours each. The first class is for free.

 

 

Course description:
The Jewish experience in Latin America, whit its conflicts and challenges has inspired a significant volume of literary, theatrical, film, musical and visual arts expressions, and its presence ranges from the media to academic writing. This course proposes the approach of diverse sources such as the novel by Edgardo Cozarinsky El rufián moladvo, works by the visual artist Mirta Kupferminc, poems and essays by Tamara Kamenszain such as El círculo de tiza del Talmud y Toda literatura es argentina y Judía (Argentina); Margo Glantz´s Las Genealogías, the novel Novia que te vea, by Rosa Nissan and its transposition into the cinema by Guita Schyfter (Mexico); Signor Hoffman, by Eduardo Halfon (Guatemala), the short stories Rojl Eisips, by Teresa Porzecanski (Uruguay) and Stolperstein, by Eliah Germani (Chile); among other. The course includes oral and written Spanish practice.

 

 

About Susana Skura:

 Susana Skura, Anthropologist and Mg. in Discourse Analysis at the University of Buenos Aires, Professor of the Anthropology and Letras Department, she founded and coordinates the Research Area in Jewishness and Performing Arts (JADE) and the Semestral Course in Practices and Poetics of Argentine Jewishness. Lives and teaches in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 2010, he has directed research projects on Yiddish language in everyday life, literature, and theater.

OUR METHOD

We teach culture with solid, fun, and experienced faculty. Learn Latin American literature, art, music, and society with the best professors in a relaxed and casual atmosphere where you can practice and improve your language skills while having a good time.

Each #online workshop  is designed for students with intermediate or advanced knowledge of Spanish. It is organized around four abilities: reading (fiction, poetry, essay, non-fiction); listening (films, videos, songs, and podcasts); speaking through in-class discussion; and the practice of writing and translation.

 

Classes are online synchronic via Google Meet, once a week, 1.5 hours each. The first class is for free.

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