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Latin American Studies
 

Fall 2005 Courses

  • LA 377 COLLOQUIUM IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES TU   4:00PM-5:50 PMH 301 (every other week)
    Theme "The City" (1 cr) V. Rangil & L. A. Studies faculty
  • AH 103 AFRICA OCEANIA AMERICAS (Tu/Th 3:40-5:00PM; AND Sec. 1, F 10:10AM-11:05AM; OR Sec. 2, F 11:15AM-12:10-PM).
    A survey of the arts of Africa (South of the Sahara), Oceania (South Sea Islands), and native North, Central and South America. This course examines styles, techniques and socio-religious functions of the arts and architecture of these non-Western cultural areas (NW; humanities) (4 cr) L. Aronson
  • HI 109 CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICA  (Tu/Th 9:40-11)
    Introduction to economic, political, social, and intellectual history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin America. The course focuses on the emergence of the former colonies of Spain, Portugal, France, and England into a group of distinct nation-states. Topics include legacies of empire, political participation, and national identity in multi-cultural contexts, as well as dictatorship and democratization.  (CD) (3 cr) J. Dym
  • FS 208  WRITING IN SPANISH
    • 001 Beatriz Loyola  M 12:20-1:15pm, W/F 12:20-1:40pm
    • 002 Juan Lertora  M 1:25-2:20pm, Tu/Th 2:10-3:30pm
  • FS 212: SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE (M/W 2:30-4:20)
    We will be reading Poetry, Narrative and Theatre from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Authors such as Darío, Neruda, Mistral, Cortázar, Paz, Rulfo, Bombal, and Valenzuela will be studied. Prerequisite: FS 208 or permission of instructor. (4 cr) B. Loyola (in Spanish) (Humanities)
  • FF 220: LANGUAGES ACROSS CURRICULUM, FRENCH TBA.
  • FS 220: LANGUAGES ACROSS CURRICULUM, SPANISH (Th 1:05-2:00)(1cr) P. Rubio
  • FS 272: SPANISH LANG/LIT DISCUSSION (M 4:00-4:55) (1cr) P. Rubio
  • GO 309 LATIN AMERICA AND U.S. (Tu/Th 11:10AM-12:30PM)
    Examines relations between Latin America & the United States, including political, strategic, and economic aspects. The course reviews some major theoretical interpretations of these relations and analyzes some crucial historical events & developments and contemporary topics including collective security, revolutionary change, imperialism and nationalism, economic issues, human rights and democracy, drug traffic, and migration. Prerequisite: GO 103/instructor's permission. (3 cr) A. Vacs
  • FS 319  SPANISH-AMERICAN NARRATIVE OF THE 20th CENTURY (Tu/Th 12:40-2:00PM)
    will focus primarily on narrative works written by Spanish American women. We will study short stories and novels by such authors as María Luisa Bombal, Elena Garro, Sylvia Molloy, Luisa Valenzuela, Diamela Eltit, Cristina Peri Rossi, Pía Barros, Ana Lydia Vega Prerequisite: FS 210, 211 or 212 or permission of instructor. Offered every third year. (in Spanish) (3 cr) J. C. Lertora
  • SO 351B LATINO SOCIOLOGY (Tu/Th  3:40PM-5:00PM) A survey of the experiences of Latinos in the United States using sociological perspectives.  We use advanced readings that cover dominant Latino groups, including Chicanos, Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans, as well as smaller groups, such as Dominicans, Salvadorans, and Colombians.  Students learn how Latino experiences are shaped by race, class, gender, inequality, immigration, politics, and other social issues.  This course has a writing component that requires students to engage in individual research.  (4 cr)  G. Aquino
  • FS 376 001 SPANISH SEMINAR (Tu/Th 11:10AM - 12:30PM) V. Rangil
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