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Courses

latin american studies

Note: These courses might not be offered every year.

African and African Diaspora Studies

Haiti and the DR: Haitian and Dominican Literature - Régine Jean‐Charles (AADS 1118)

English Studies

Introduction to Caribbean Writers - Rhonda Frederick (ENGL 2199)

Writing America(s) - Rhonda Frederick

The Literature of Cultural Migration (SPAN 6648) - Sarah Beckjord

Jamaican Culture and Globalization (ENGL 2209) - Rhonda Frederik

Film Studies

Latin American Cinema - John Michaelczyk (FILM 3380)

History

Inquisition in Spain and Spanish America - Sylvia Sellers‐Garcia (HIST 4371)

Chocolate and Sugar, Silver and Gold: Latin America and its Commodity Empires - Sylvia Sellers‐Garcia (HIST 5301)

Travelers in Latin America - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia (HIST 4370)

Colonial Latin America - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia (HIST 2301)

Study and Writing of History: Writing the Conquest of the Americas - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

Latin America in the World I - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia (HIST 1063)

Narrating and Documenting Latin America - Deborah Leveson- Estrada (HIST 3361)

Political Science

Latin American Politics - Jennie Purnell (POLI 2410) (taught every year in the fall)

Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Latin America - Jennie Purnell (taught most years in the spring but not in 2017)

Romance Languages and Literatures

The Colonial Imagination: History and Identity in Latin America - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 6614) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 6660) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Literature of the Fantastic in Latin America - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 6674) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Early Spanish American Women Writers - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 6678) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Aesthetics and Politics of Anti-Slavery Literature of Cuba - Sarah Beckjord (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Writing and Memory in the Andean World - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 6655) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Building the Latin American Metropolis - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (SPAN 6638) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

The “Eye” of Latin American Film - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (SPAN 6646) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

What's Modern about Modernismo? - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (SPAN 6640) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Mystery Films of Latin America - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

The Experimental Tradition - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

The Latin American Sixties - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (SPAN 9973) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

The Latin American Essay - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (SPAN 6673)

The Latin American Documentary - Ernesto Livon-Grosman (SPAN 9910)

Hispanic Nobel Prize Winners in Literature - Irene Mizrahi (SPAN 6652) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Borderlines: Films of Exile and Immigration - Elizabeth Rhodes (SPAN 6636) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

Topics in Pre-1900 Latin American Literature & Culture - Antonio Ochoa (SPAN 661201)

Introduction to Latin American Contemporary Short Stories - Cynthia Torres (SPAN 667501)

Sociology

Society and Environmental Transformations - Brian Gareau (SOCY 1031)

Global Implications of Climate Change - Brian Gareau (SOCY 1501)

Introduction to Latin American Societies - Gustavo Morello (SOCY 1036)

Faith & Conflict: Religion and Social Change in Latin America - Gustavo Morello (SOCY 3342)

Theology

Liberation Christology - Robert Goizueta (THEO 4464)

Liberation Theology - Robert Goizueta (THEO 2309)