Oct 17, 2018  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

LTAC 201 - Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies

(3 credits)
This writing-intensive course takes an interdisciplinary approach to introduce students to Latin America and the Caribbean, using sources and approaches from disciplines such as literature, film, theater, history, geography, language and anthropology. Main themes include: colonialism and its legacies; Latin American and Caribbean contributions and challenges to modernity; identity and power (including class, race and gender); belief systems and cultural practices; quests for social justice; the region’s vibrant literary and performing arts; the relationship between politics and society; and the relationship between people and the land/environment. Offered annually. (CGCL; CMCL; CWRT)