The following 2017-2018 courses count for concentration credit in the Latin American Studies field.
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 Daniel Loss.
African and African American Studies 199X. Social Revolutions in Latin America. de la Fuente. Pre-M20
Anthropology 1190. [Encountering the Conquistadors]. TBA. Col Pre-M20
Anthropology 1785. [Law and Violence in Latin America]. Jusionyte.
Ethnicity, Migration, Rights 120. [Encountering the Conquistadors]. Liebmann. Col Pre-M20
Government 94Q. US-Latin American Relations. Dominguez.
Government 1292. Politics in Brazil. Hagopian. HS
History 13E. [History of Modern Mexico]. Weld. HS Pre-M20
History 14F. Cities and Urban Life in Latin American History. Siwi. Pre-M20
History 14G. Race and Nation in Latin America. Siwi. Pre-M20
History 1032. A History of Brazil, from Independence to the Present. Chalhoub. HS Pre-M20
History 1034. Modern Latin America, 1800-present. Siwi. 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 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 1937. [Social Revolutions in Latin America]. de la Fuente. Pre-M20
History & Literature 90CO. Latin American Cultural Criticism. Carrasco. LS Pre-M20
History & Literature 90CQ. Afro-Latin American Cultures: Race, Religion, Music, and Literature. Kennedy. HS Pre-M20
History of Science 140. Public Health on the Border: Race, Politics, and Health in Modern Mexico. Soto Laveaga.
History of Science 151V. A History of Global Health and/in Latin America. TBA.
Portuguese 75. Introduction to Modern Brazilian Literature. TBA. LS Pre-M20
Romance Studies 110. Haiti, Cuba, Martinique: Cultures of Resistance. Richman.
Social Studies 98OW. Crime and Governance in Latin America. Jusionyte.
Societies of the World 30. Moctezuma's Mexico: Then and Now. Carrasco. HS Col Pre-M20
Societies of the World 34. The Caribbean: Globalization, Socio-Economic Development & Cultural Adaptation. 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. Advanced Spanish Language and Culture: The Ethics of Business. Gutierrez.
Spanish 102. Border Flux and Border Subjects: Cultural Practices of the US-Mexico Border. Delgado Moya.
Spanish 105. Colonial and Post-Colonial: Literary Liberties in Latin America. Sommer. LS Col Pre-M20
Spanish 109. Displacing Spain: Workshop on 20th and 21st-Century Transatlantic Poetry. Aguirre-Oteiza.
Spanish 113. Cultural and Political Myth-Making: Eva Peron, Che Guevara, Simon Bolivar and La Malinche. Sorensen.
Spanish 128. Encounters in the Atlantic: Transnational Relations Between Spain and Hispanic America. TBA. Col Pre-M20
United States in the World 28. Racial Capitalism and Imperialism: The US between the Revolution and the Civil War. Johnson. HS Pre-M20