Latin American Studies

The following 2019-2020 courses count for concentration credit in the Latin American Studies field.

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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:
S: Survey
TH: Transnational History
TL: Transnational Literature
Pre-1900: Pre-1900



African and African American Studies 124Y. Afro-Latin America: History and Culture. De la Fuente and Sommer. (S) (TH) (TL) 

Anthropology 1190. The Invasion of America: The Anthropology of American Encounters, 1492-1830. Liebmann. (S) (TH) (Pre-1900)

Anthropology 1401. Human Migration & US-Mexico Borderlands: Moral Dilemmas & Sacred Bundles in Comparative Perspective. Carrasco. (TH)

Ethnicity, Migration, Rights 138. African American and Latin American Intersections: Race, Religion, and Revolution. Davidson. (TH)

Gen Ed 1019. The Caribbean Crucible: Colonialism, Capitalism, and Post-Colonial Misdevelopment in the Region. Paterson. (TH)

Gen Ed 1148. Moctezuma's Mexico, Then and Now: The Past as Present in Latin America. Carrasco and Fash. (TH) (Pre-1900)

Gen Ed 1152. The Incas and Their Empire. Urton. (Pre-1900)

Government (FAS) 1107. US-Mexico Relations. Rios.

Government 94ACH. Politics of Inequality in Latin America. Holland.

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

History 1032. A History of Brazil, from Independence to the Present. Chalhoub. (S) (Pre-1900)

History 1513. History of Modern Latin America. Weld. (S) (TH)

History 1520. Colonial Latin America. Herzog. (S) (TH) (Pre-1900)

History 1913. Dirty Wars, Peace Processes, and the Politics of History in Latin America. Weld. (S) (TH)

History 1920. Colonial Latin America. Herzog. (S) (TH) (Pre-1900)

History 1932. Fictions of Adultery: From Flaubert to Machado de Assis. Chalhoub. (TH) (TL) (Pre-1900)

History of Art and Architecture 19Z. Introduction to the Arts of Pre-Columbian America. Cummins. (S) (Pre-1900)

Portuguese 70. Samba, Bossa Nova, and Beyond: Brazilian Society through the Study of Music. Gontijo. (TH) (TL)

Portuguese 182. The Worlds of Camões. Blackmore. (TL) (Pre-1900)

Romance Studies 85. Urban Diversity and Its Discontents. Carvalho. (TH)

Romance Studies 140. Latin American Cities and Visual Cultures. Carvalho.

Social Studies 98OW. Crime and Security in Latin America. Jusionyte. (TH)

Spanish 113. Cultural and Political Myth-Making: Eva Peron, Che Guevara, Simon Bolivar and La Malinche. Sorensen. (TH) (TL)

Spanish 123. Afro-Latin America: History and Culture. De la Fuente and Sommer. (S) (TH) (TL) 

Spanish 126. Performing Latinidad. García Peña. (TL)

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

Spanish 61PH. Spanish for Public Health. Gutierrez.