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 1080. [American History before Columbus]. Liebmann. (S) (TH) (Pre-1900)

Anthropology 1182. [People of the Sun: The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico]. Fash. (S) (Pre-1900)

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 122. [Caribbean Postcolonial Thought]. Rivera. (TL)

Ethnicity, Migration, Rights 126. [American History before Columbus]. Liebmann. (S) (TH) (Pre-1900)

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. Mexican Politics. TBA.

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

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

History 13E. [History of Modern Mexico]. Weld. (S)

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

History 1511. [Latin America and the United States]. Weld. (S) (TH)

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 1929. [Slavery, Commerce, and Emancipation in the Age of the French and Haitian Revolutions]. Lewis. (TH) (Pre-1900)

History 1930. [Literature and Social History: A View from Brazil]. Chalhoub. (Pre-1900)

History 1931. [Slavery, Disease and Race: A View from Brazil]. Chalhoub. (Pre-1900)

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

History 1937. [Social Revolutions in Latin America]. de la Fuente.

History of Art and Architecture 197P. Introduction to Pre-Colombian America. Cummins. (S) (Pre-1900)

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

History of Science 158. [Latin America as Laboratory, 1492-Present]. Soto Laveaga. (TH) (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 136. Latin America in Theory. Wolfson. (TH) (TL)

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.

Women, Gender, and Sexuality 1291. The Postcolonial Amazonian: Corporality, Gender, and Sexuality in Caribbean Literature. TBA. (TL)