2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SN 391 - Travel Writings of the New World

(3.00 cr.)

Examines the role of travel in colonial Spanish America and how it contributed in the creation of the idea of the New World. Special attention is placed on the "ways of seeing" of the authors who represented colonial territories and their inhabitants. Primary texts include works from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries, by authors with diverse backgrounds-military men and women, bureaucrats, businessmen, and scientists-like Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Catalina de Erauso "The Second Lieutenant Nun," Antonio de Ulloa, and Alexander Von Humboldt.

Prerequisite: SN 203  or SN 217 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IL

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