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HAVC 191B - 01   The Virgin of Guadalupe: Images and Symbolism in Spain, Mexico, and the U.S

2020 Summer Quarter

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Class Details

Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
70974
Type
Seminar
Credits
5 units
General Education
 
Status
Open
Available Seats
75
Enrollment Capacity
100
Enrolled
25
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

Focus on the histories of miraculous images of La Virgen de Guadalupe de Extremadura (Spain) and La Virgen de Guadalupe de Tepeyac (Mexico). The foundations and growth of the cult of the Mexican Guadalupe during the colonial period is examined along with the multivalent symbolism of her image. Considers contemporary appearances of the Virgin of Guadalupe, from the miraculous images on a tree in central California and the compositions of Chicano artists, to mass-produced kitsch.

Class Notes

This course is completely online.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
Online Field,T.A. 07/27/20 - 08/28/20
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