Chilean Literature, Democracy and Social Change 

This course was offered January 2018


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The course (ARHU 350)  included a community engagement with a school in Valparaiso, as well as in-depth look at selected works by poet Pablo Neruda and other Chilean literary texts in light of their impact on the reconstruction of democracy after Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship; visits to Neruda’s houses; visits to representative sites of repression and to main museums; and attendance at seminars led by renowned Chilean writers.

Read a student’s reflection paper!

For more information please contact Vivianne Salgado at or 301-405-0675.