COML 4040

COML 4040

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Fictions of dictatorship, as termed by scholar Lucy Burns, denote both the narratives and spectacles produced by authoritarian governments and the performances, events, and cultural objects that work against these states of exception. This course will critically examine histories of dictatorships, through both documentary & creative forms (i.e. novels, memoirs, and performance) and with a geographic focus on Asia and Latin America, in order to understand authoritarian returns in our present historical moment.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS, GLC-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  • 16765 COML 4040   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Balance, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person