Latin American Studies

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.

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


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 HS Pre-M20

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

History of Art & Archiecture 193S. Cuzco, 1650 - 1700: Lima, Quito, and Mexico City in Comparison. Cummins. Col Pre-M20

History of Art & Architecture 198M. Native Books, Images and Things in 16th & 17th Century New Spain and Peru. Cummins. Col 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. LS 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