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Current LASC Courses

 

Spring 2014

LASC COURSES

LASC235 (SPAN235 / PORT235)
Issues in Latin American Studies II

LASC235H
Issues in Latin American Studies II

LASC348B (PORT388B)
Special Topics in Latin American Studies; Exploring Cultural Representations of Brazil

LASC448L (ANTH468L)
Special Topics in Latin American Studies; Conversation and Indigenous Peoples in South America

LASC448W (BMGT448N)
Doing Business in Nicaragua: Microlending in Action (Study Abroad Course)

ELECTIVE COURSES

Undergraduate Courses

AMST498G
Special Topics in American Studies; Latinas/os on the Silver Screen

CMLT277
Literatures of the Americas

DANC138L
World Dance Forms; Latin-Influenced Contemporary Dance

EDCP418C
Special Topics in Leadership; Latino Leadership

ENGL358A
Special Topics in U.S. Latina/o Literature; Literature of the Chicano Movement

ENGL362
Caribbean Literature in English

ENGL448A
Literature by Women of Color; Caribbean Literature by Women

GEOG413
Migration: Latin America and the United States

HIST251
Latin America Since Independence

HIST328B
Slavery and Emancipation in the Americas

HIST408Y
Senior Seminar; U.S.-Latin American Relations

HIST473
History of the Caribbean

HIST474
History of Mexico and Central America I

PLSC489C
Special Topics in Plant Science; Analysis of Water Needs of Communities in Ecuador

PORT388C
Special Topics in Brazilian Studies; Brazilian Cinema

SPAN303
Approaches to Cultural Materials in the Hispanic World

SPAN362
Latin American Literatures and Cultures II: From Independence to Nation Formation

SPAN363
Latin American Literatures and Cultures III: From Modernism to Neo-Liberalism

SPAN408I
Great Themes of the Hispanic Literatures; Latino/a Transmigration and Transnationalism (El Salvador)

SPAN422
Cross-Cultural Communication

SPAN426
Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics II: Language in Use

USLT202
US Latina/o Studies II: A Contemporary Overview 1960s to present

USLT488B
US Latina/o Senior Seminar

Graduate Courses

ANTH688L
Current Developments in Anthropology; Conservation and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

GEOG788M
Selected Topics in Geography; Migration: Latin America and the United States

SPAN798N
Open Seminar; On Latin America: Colonial and Colonialities

SPAN798O
Open Seminar; Argentinian ABC: Arlt-Borges-Cortazar

 

Summer 2014

ELECTIVE COURSES

ENGL362
Caribbean Literature in English

GEOG313
Latin America

HIST251
Latin America since Independence

HIST319M
Special Topics in History; Cultural History of Latin America: Music, Movies, and Revolution

SPAN448A
Special Topics in Latin American Civilization; Scenes from the Caribbean Blogosphere: Caribbean Culture and Letters in Cyberarchipelago

USLT498M
US Latina/o Studies: Special Topics; Comparative Asian American/Latino Popular Cultures

EDUCATION ABROAD COURSES

LASC369C (GEOG328C)
Topics in Regional Geography: The Caribbean

LASC 448F & LASC448G (ANTH498C)
Environmental Conservation and Indigenous Peoples (6 credits)

ANTH498W  
Field School in Applied Ethnography in Jamaica (6 credits)

 

Fall 2014

LASC COURSES

LASC234 (SPAN234 / PORT234)
Issues in Latin American Studies I

LASC248N (CMLT285)
Special Topics in Latin American Studies; American Indians in Literature and Film: Perspectives North and South

LASC448J (RELS419J)
Special Topics in Latin American Studies; Aztec Culture: Human Sacrifice and Conquest

LASC448Q (ANTH468D)
Special Topics in Latin American Studies; Amazon through Film

LASC458
Senior Capstone Course in Latin American Studies

ELECTIVE COURSES

Undergraduate Courses

AMST498O
Special Topics in American Studies; The Diversifying US: Globalization, Immigrants, Migrants, and Refugees

ARTH370
Latin American Art and Archaeology before 1500

CMLT235
Black Diaspora Literature and Culture

CMLT277 (ENGL278L)
Literatures of the Americas

ENGL358C
Special Topics in US Latina/o Literature; The Politics of Chicano Literature

ENGL362
Caribbean Literature in English

ENGL448A
Literature by Women of Color; Caribbean Literature by Women

GEOG130
Developing Countries

GEOG313
Latin America

GVPT482
Government and Politics of Latin America

HIST250
Colonial Latin America

HIST328A
Selected Topics in History; "Forging the Tortilla Curtain": US-Mexican Borderlands History

HIST408W
Senior Seminar; Cultures of the Cuban Revolution

HIST466
Immigration and Ethnicity in the US

PORT230
Brazilian Portuguese through Film

SPAN303
Approaches to Cultural Materials in the Hispanic World

SPAN315
Commercial Spanish I

SPAN316
Practicum in Translation I

SPAN361
Latin American Literatures and Cultures I: From Pre-Columbian to Colonial Times

SPAN363
Latin American Literatures and Cultures III: From Modernism to Neo-Liberalism

SPAN408L
Great Themes of the Hispanic Literatures; Latina/o Communities and Language Struggles

SPAN408M
Great Themes of the Hispanic Literatures; Latin American Short Story

USLT201
US Latina/o Studies I: An Historical Overview to the 1960s

USLT498K
US Latina/o Studies: Special Topics; The Diversifying US: Globalization, Immigrants, Migrants, and Refugees

Graduate Courses

ARTH668
Studies in Latin American Art and Archaeology

SPAN611
Current Trends in Hispanic Applied Linguistics

SPAN798J
Open Seminar; Andean Literary Cultures

 

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Latin American Studies Center
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College Park, MD 20742
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Email: lasc@umd.edu