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Miquel Bota Burgues

Visiting Lecturer in Iberian and Latin American Cultures, 2014-15

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ILAC 110 Spanish Society in the 21st Century Through Film

Open to undergraduates with an interest in 21st Century Film and the social reality of Spain nowadays. Explores how Spain has evolved from being one of the most undeveloped European countries to become a first mover in social issues such as gay marriage or women's public role. Topics include racism, migration, the reconstruction of the past and the vision of the other. Themes are analyzed through movies directed by Spanish and American filmmakers such as: Cesc Gay, Bollain, Bigas-Luna, González-Iñárritu and Woody Allen. Class taught in Spanish, readings both in Spanish and English.