Bossa Nova & Brazilian Culture

Schools of Public Engagement: Foreign Languages

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Bossa Nova & Brazilian Culture

Fall 2018

Taught By: Tobias Nascimento

Section: A

CRN: 7219

Credits: 3

This course offers a cultural and linguistic journey through contemporary Brazilian culture, from Bossa Nova, the renowned music genre, and film and media, including Cinema Novo, to contemporary filmmaking practices. The course also embarks on analyzing the prominence and importance of Brazilian TV soap operas and social media pertaining to a wide-range of topics, including ethnicity, gender, and class. Although taught in English, the course introduces basic lessons on rudimentary Brazilian Portuguese (in English).

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Foreign Languages (NFLN)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:06pm 2/18/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 304

Date Range: 8/29/2018 - 12/12/2018