COD 2022 - D729

Webinar - Cultural Programme - Reading and Media Breakfasts: Maid: a memoir by Stephanie Land and Netflix adaptation "Las Cosas por Limpiar"

Literature lovers and fans of miniseries

1 sessions, start: 23-Apr

Course detail

Year: 2022
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Julia Fernández Armendariz, Mrs. Maria Victoria Llera
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 2200.00
Non affiliate
ARS 2200.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 23 April 2022 10:00 am 11:30 am


Julia Fernández Armendariz

Julia Fernández Armendariz graduated as an English teacher from IES en Lenguas Vivas Juan R. Fernández, where she also completed specialisation courses in English Literature and British History. She holds a BA in Education from Universidad Nacional de Quilmes and a Postgraduate Certificate in English Studies from The University of Nottingham, England. Her areas of specialty include Postcolonial Studies, Border Theory and Historical Fiction. She teaches Literature II at IES en Lenguas Vivas "Juan R. Fernández", and English Literature IV, British Culture I, II and III at ENS en Lenguas Vivas "Sofia B. Spangenberg". She also works at Secondary school level both in CABA and the province of Buenos Aires.

Maria Victoria Llera

Victoria Llera is a Graduate Teacher of English from I. E. S en Lenguas Vivas "J. R. Fernández" and holds a BA in English Language from the University of San Martín. She is currently specializing in English Literature II and Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century at the I.E.S.L.V. “Juan Ramón Fernández” while teaching IGCSE/AS at Colegio Jesus Maria, Recoleta. She has taught IB Language B and has been working at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Philosophy and Letters, teaching language and delivering courses on Postcolonial Literature for the last six years.
Literature lovers and fans of miniseries
- To introduce the memoir as a genre and important notions of feminist theory as a framework to better understand the protagonist's struggle.
- To comment on the miniseries' adaptation of the novel, its narrative structure and symbolic scenes.
- To read and analyse key extracts from the literary work.
- Review of Stephanie Land's life and career.
- Analysis and commentary of the main aspects of the novel and the adaptation into a miniseries.
- Analysis and commentary of the success behind the Netflix production.
- Participants who enroll in this course will be sent the pdf version of the novel to read. They are also advised to watch the miniseries beforehand.
- Guided group discussion will be provided in order to analyse and enjoy the literary text and the miniseries.
Gamble, S. (2006). The Routledge Companion to Feminism and Postfeminism. New York: Routledge.
Genette G. (1989) Palimpsestos, la Literatura en Segundo Grado, Madrid: Taurus.
Land, S. (2019) Maid: Hard work, low pay and a mother's will to survive. New York: Hachette.
Land S. (2015-2021) Selection of articles published in The Guardian and The Washington Post.
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