Latin American Studies

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

******Please note that this list will be updated through the first week of the fall semester. Please 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:
S: Survey
TH: Transnational History
TL: Transnational Literature
Pre-1900: Pre-1900



African and African American Studies 187X. The Creole Spirits. Davidson. (TH) (TL) (Pre-1900)

African and African American Studies 199X. Social Revolutions in Latin America. de la Fuente. (TH)

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)

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 197P. Introduction to Pre-Colombian America. Cummins. (S) (Pre-1900)

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

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

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 126. Performing Latinidad. García Peña. (TL)

Spanish 146. Tropical Fantasies: The Hispanic Caribbean and Haiti in Contemporary Literature. García Peña. (TL)

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

Spanish 61PH. Spanish for Public Health. Gutierrez.