Ideology in the Hispanic World (SML1067)

15 credits

Ideology, as a system of ideas and ideals, shapes politics and societies. We all have ideologies we believe in and share, which influence our interactions with others and how we view the world around us. In this module you will explore what ideology means and study some of the interrelated belief systems which have shaped the Hispanic world from the colonial period to the present day: nationalism, colonialism, race ideologies, and neoliberalism. Through the study of political speeches, essays, letters, films and other sources, you will learn about how the influence of these ideas in Spain and across Latin America

Texts will be provided in English translation. Quoting in Spanish is not necessary.