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Current LASC Courses

FALL 2016

REQUIRED COURSES

Issues in Latin American Studies I (LASC234)

Issues in Latin American Studies II (LASC234H)

History of Colonial Latin America (LASC250)

Capstone Course in Latin American Studies (LASC458)

 

ELECTIVES

Latin American Studies

Internship in Latin American/Caribbean Studies (LASC286/486)

Cannibals, Savages and Carnivalization: the Making of Brazilian Culture (LASC248C/PORT228C)

Caribbean Literature in English (LASC348E/ENGL362)

Caribbean Literature by Women (LASC448A/ENGL448A)

Gender and Sexuality in Latin America (LASC448E/HIST429E)

Conservation and Indigenous People in South America (LASC448L/ANTH456)

History, Memory, and Human Rights in Latin America (LASC448M/HIST428i)

Living with Pachamama: Religion and Ritual in the Andes from the Inkas to the Present (LASC448N/HIST428N)           

Amazon through Film (LASC448Q/ANTH468D)

American Studies and U.S. Latina/o Studies

The Multiracial Experience in the US (AMST418W)

Latinas/os on the Silver Screen (AMST498G/USLT498A)

U.S. Latina/o Studies: Citizens, Immigrants, and Refugees (AMST498N/USLT498I)

U.S. Latina/o Studies I: A Historical Overview to the 1960s (USLT201)

Anthropology

Anthropology and Immigration (ANTH264)

Art History & Archaeology

Art and Society in the Ancient American World (ARTH250)

Comparative Literature

Literatures of the Americas (CMLT277)

English

U.S. Latina/o Literature and Culture (ENGL235/AMST298Q)

Geography

Latin America (GEOG423)

Government & Politics

Government and Politics of Latin America (GVPT482)

History

Forging the Tortilla Curtain: US-Mexico Borderlands History, 1800-Present (HIST328A)

Afro-Diasporic Dialogues in the Americas (HIST477)

Honors

The Caribbean Amidst the Global: Interrogating Issues of Pirates and Piracy (HONR228J)

Spanish

Approaches to Cultural Materials in the Hispanic World (SPAN303)

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

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

Mexican Politics in Literature and Film (SPAN408C)

The Hispanic Caribbean Seascape (SPAN408Q)

The Spanish-American Short Story (SPAN408T)

Northern Triangle: El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala (SPAN408V)

Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics I: Basic Concepts (SPAN425)

Open Seminar; Transatlantic Meets Colonial and Coloniality (SPAN798G)

Portuguese

Brazilian Culture (PORT224)

 

SPRING 2016

REQUIRED COURSES

Issues in Latin American Studies II (LASC235)

Issues in Latin American Studies II (LASC235H)

Latin America since Independence (LASC251)

 

ELECTIVES

Latin American Studies

Internship in Latin American/Caribbean Studies (LASC286/486)

Villains, Heroes, and Deviants: Representations of the Bandit in Latin American Culture (LASC248A/PORT229A)

Caribbean Literature (LASC348E/ENGL362)

Recovering Oral Histories: Caribbean and Latin American Communities in the USA and Britain (LASC348R/ENGL361)

Latin American and Caribbean Thought (LASC448i/PHIL408L)

Amazon through Film (LASC448Q/ANTH462)

Art and Sexuality in Latin America (LASC448X)

American Studies and U.S. Latina/o Studies

Latinas/os on the Silver Screen (AMST498G/USLT498A)

Latinas/os and U.S. Popular Culture (AMST498M/USLT498B)

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

Art History and Archaeology

Mexican Muralism: Nation, Race, Revolution (ARTH488M)

Comparative Literature

Literatures of the Americas (CMLT277)

Geography

Migration: Latin America and the United States (GEOG413)

History

Historical Research and Methods Seminar; Latin American Revolution (HIST208F)

Travel Writing in the Americas (HIST319X)

History of the Caribbean (HIST473)

Music

Mexican and Mexican/American Music (MUSC438M)

Spanish

Approaches to Cultural Materials in the Hispanic World (SPAN303)

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

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

Great Themes of the Hispanic Literatures; Latina/o Communities and Language Struggles (SPAN408T)

Great Themes of the Hispanic Literatures; Paradise Lost: Cuban Cinematic Culture (SPAN408W)

Great Themes of the Hispanic Literatures; The Usable Past: Reflecting on Archives in Contemporary Fictions and Films from the Southern Cone (SPAN408X)

Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics II: Language in Use (SPAN426)

 

GRADUATE-LEVEL CERTIFICATE ELECTIVES

American Studies

Seminar; Critical Interrogations and the Politics of Belonging: The Evolution and Future of Latina/o Studies (AMST628C)

Spanish

Open Seminar; Poetics and Politics of the Latin American Essay (SPAN798J)

 Open Seminar; Writing Mexico: Text, Voice, and Nation (SPAN798K)

 

 

 

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