Latin American Studies

The following 2018-2019 courses count for concentration credit in the Latin American Studies field.

******Please note that this list will be updated throughout the winter break and that some categories may change. Make sure you check back before registering for classes.******

In most cases, this means that at least 50% of the material in the course relates directly to the student’s field. If you find a course that you think is well-suited to your own particular course of study, but that does not appear on the list, please petition the Committee on Instruction for credit, keeping in mind the 50% guideline.

Look to the key below to determine which courses can count towards specific field requirements. Click on the requirement term to see a short list of courses that fulfill that field requirement. If you have any questions, please direct them to Assistant Director of Studies Alan Niles.

Key to Requirements:
LSLiterature Survey
Col: Courses on Colonial Latin America

African and African American Studies 187X.The Creole Spirits. Davidson. (Pre-M20)

Anthropology 1080. [American History before Columbus]. Liebmann. (HS) (Pre-M20)

Anthropology 1190. [Encountering the Conquistadors]. Liebmann. (Col) (Pre-M20)

Anthropology 1785. [Law and Violence in Latin America]. Jusionyte.

Ethnicity, Migration, Rights 122. [Caribbean Postcolonial Thought]. Rivera.

Ethnicity, Migration, Rights 126. [American History before Columbus]. Liebmann. (HS) (Pre-M20)

Government 1292. Politics in Brazil. Hagopian. (HS)

Government 1295. Comparative Politics in Latin America. Levistsky. 

History 13E. History of Modern Mexico. Weld. (HS) (Pre-M20)

History 1032. [A History of Brazil, from Independence to the Present]. Chalhoub. (HS) (Pre-M20)

History 1511. Latin America and the United States. Weld. (HS)

History 1513. [History of Modern Latin America]. Weld. (HS) (Pre-M20)

History 1520. [Colonial Latin America]. Herzog. (HS) (Col) (Pre-M20)

History 1913. [Dirty Wars, Peace Processes, and the Politics of History in Latin America]. Weld.

History 1920. Colonial Latin America. Herzog. (HS) (Col) (Pre-M20)

History 1929. [Slavery, Commerce, and Emancipation in the Age of the French and Haitian Revolutions].Lewis. (Col) (Pre-M20)

History 1930. Literature and Social History: A View from Brazil. Chalhoub. (Pre-M20)

History 1931. [Slavery, Disease and Race: A View from Brazil]. Chalhoub. (Pre-M20)

History 1932. [Fictions of Adultery: From Flaubert to Machado de Assis]. Chalhoub. (Pre-M20)

History 1937. Social Revolutions in Latin America. de la Fuente. (Pre-M20)

History & Literature 90CQ. Afro-Latin American Cultures: Race, Religion, Music, and Literature. Kennedy. (HS) (LS) (Pre-M20)

History & Literature 90DF. Human Rights and Transitional Justice in Latin America.Sharnak.

History of Art & Architecture 19Z. The Imperial Arts of the Inca and the Aztec. Cummins. (Pre-M20)

History of Art & Architecture 197. Pre-Columbian Mexico. Cummins. (Pre-M20)

History of Science 140. [The Border: Race, Politics, and Health in Modern Mexico]. Soto Laveaga.

History of Science 158. Latin America as Laboratory, 1492-Present. Soto Laveaga.

Portuguese 70. Beyond Samba and Bossa Nova: Brazilian Society through the Study of Music. Gontijo.

Portuguese 145. Transatlantic Africa and Brazil. Blackmore. (Col) (Pre-M20)

Romance Studies 136. Latin America in Theory. Wolfson.

Social Studies 98OW. [Crime and Security in Latin America]. TBA.

Societies of the World 30. Moctezuma's Mexico: Then and Now. Carrasco and Fash. (HS) (Col) (Pre-M20)

Societies of the World 34. The Caribbean Crucible: Colonialism, Capitalism, and Post-Colonial Misdevelopment in the Region. Patterson. (HS) (Pre-M20)

Societies of the World 40. The Incas: The Last Great Empire of Pre-Columbian South America. Urton. (HS) (Col) (Pre-M20)

Spanish 61N. The Ethics of Business in Latin America. Gutierrez.

Spanish 61PH. Spanish for Public Health. Gutierrez.

Spanish 71B. Introduction to Modern Latin American Literature. Quintero. (LS)

Spanish 103. Narrating the Borderlands: Immigration, Deportation, and Resistance. TBA.

Spanish 109. Displacing Spain: Workshop on 20th and 21st-Century Transatlantic Poetry. Aguirre-Oteiza.

Spanish 162. Sobre Indigenismos y sus Literaturas en América Latina. Carrasco. (Pre-M20)

Spanish 175. Let's Read Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Sorensen.

Spanish 194. The Borges Machine. Siskind.

Women, Gender, and Sexuality 1291. The Postcolonial Amazonian: Corporality, Gender, and Sexuality in Caribbean Literature. Tinsley.