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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)

Film Studies

Latin American Cinema - John Michaelczyk (FILM 3380)

History

NB: Courses in the 3000 and 5000 number ranges are for History majors only.

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

Colonial Latin America - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia (HIST 1831)

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

Study and Writing of History: Early Maps and Distant Places - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia
(HIST 3362)

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

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

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

Memoir of Latin America - Sylvia Sellers-Garcia (HIST 4372)

Senior Colloquium: Chocolate and Sugar, Silver and Gold: Latin America and its Commodity Empires - Sylvia Sellers‐Garcia (HIST 5302)

Political Science

Performing Politics - Jennie Purnell / Luke Jorgensen (POLI 1031/ART 1503)

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 Literature of Cultural Migration - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 6648)

History, Memory, Autobiography in Colonial Latin American Texts - Sarah Beckjord (SPAN 9943) (the course will be conducted in Spanish)

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)

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

Sociology

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

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

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