Fall Quarter Course Listings

Basic Courses

History 007A - Latin America to 1700 CRN: 36356-36361.

Introduction to the history of Spanish and Portuguese America from the late pre-Columbian period through the initial phase and consolidation of a colonial regime (circa 1700). Topics include conquest, colonialism, racial mixture, gender, and labor systems.

Core Courses

Chicano Studies 130 - U.S. & Mexico Border Relations CRN: 26198

Theories of U.S.-Mexican border relations, with an overview of the political, economic, and social relationships and an in-depth analysis of immigration issues, border industrialization, women's organizations, economic crises, and legal issues.

History 168 - Inter-American Relations CRN: 36578

Diplomatic history of Latin America since independence, intra-Latin American relations, relations with the United States, participation in international organizations, and communism in Latin America.

Spanish 170 - Introduction to Latin American Culture CRN:50664

Introduction to history, geography and culture of Latin America. Multiple genres of cultural production and representation, with a focus on cultural diversity and regional difference. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis.

Elective Courses

African American Studies 107A - Africans in Latin America CRN: 20017

Origin and development of African descent communities and cultures in the Caribbean, and Latin America. Similarities and differences among African descent communities and cultures in terms of religious practices, music, and national identity.

Anthropology 104N - Cultural Politics Environment CRN: 53360

Political economy of environmental struggles. Relationship between social inequality (based on race, class and/or gender) and ecological degradation. Articulation of local peoples, national policy, and the international global economy in the contestation over the use of environmental resources.

Anthropology 141C - People of the Arctic CRN: 53369

Social, economic, political, and religious lives of Russian, American, Canadian, and Greenlandic Arctic people (Yup'ik, Iñupiat, Inuit). Topics include Arctic ecosystems, archaeological record of human occupation, ethnohistorical and ethnographic accounts, arctic people in popular culture, and contemporary issues

Chicano Studies 112 - Transnational Migration CRN: 53560

Chicana/o and Latina/o migration experiences within a global context. Topics include national and/or transnational migration in Mexico, Central America, and the United States.

Chicano Studies 130 - U.S. & Mexico Border Relations CRN: 26198

Theories of U.S.-Mexican border relations, with an overview of the political, economic, and social relationships and an in-depth analysis of immigration issues, border industrialization, women's organizations, economic crises, and legal issues.

History 164 - History Of Chile CRN: 36575

Emphasis on the history of Chilean political economy from 1930 to the present. Various strategies of development (modernization, Marxism, Neo-Liberalism); the rise of mass politics; the course of foreign relations; and the richness of Chilean literature.

History 166B - Mexican History Since 1848 CRN: 36577

History of Mexico from 1848 to the present.

History 168 - Inter-American Relations CRN: 36578

Diplomatic history of Latin America since independence, intra-Latin American relations, relations with the United States, participation in international organizations, and communism in Latin America.

Native American Studies 107 - Learning Native American Languages CRN: 53084

Self-directed study of a Native American language using revitalization strategies. Origins of language endangerment and the importance of language for cultural reclamation.

Portuguese 100 - LusoBrazilian Literature & Criticism CRN: 48888

Principles of literary criticism applied to the study of fiction, poetry, and essays of major literary writers of the Luso-Brazilian world.

Sociology 104 - International Migration CRN: 50380

Analysis of worldwide migration patterns, and social scientific theories of international and transnational migration. Focus in economical, political, and social impact of immigration and potential for international and regional cooperation.

Spanish 157 - Latin American Great Works CRN: 53011

Study of major works of Latin American literature/culture and their cultural and literary milieus. May include novels, poetry, film, etc. Works may be analyzed in terms of style, influence, cultural significance, political importance, and/or commercial success.

Spanish 159 - Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture CRN: 53012

Special topics in the study of Latin American literature and culture.

Spanish 170 - Introduction to Latin American Culture CRN: 50664

Introduction to history, geography and culture of Latin America. Multiple genres of cultural production and representation, with a focus on cultural diversity and regional difference. Introduction to critical reading and textual analysis.

Spanish 174 - Chicano Culture CRN: 53601 - 53604

Interdisciplinary survey of Chicano culture. Topics include literature, art, folklore, oral tradition, music, politics, as well as everyday cultural manifestations. Conducted in Spanish. (Former SPA 124.)