2023-2024 Catalog

SPAN 340 Latin American Crime Fiction

This course will explore the influence of the crime fiction genre in contemporary Latin American literature. Students will develop an understanding for the varying ideological perspectives the genre offers in different cultural contexts, its influence on narrative form, as well as its possibilities for social critique.


SPAN 211 or 215 and at least 2 courses from Foundations in Hispanophone Studies (SPAN 300-339)