Spring Quarter Course Listings

Spring 2020 Courses

 

Basic Courses

History 007C - Latin America 1900 - Present CRN: 68283, 68284, 68285.

Latin America since the beginning of the 20th century. Themes include export economies, oligarchic rule, crises of depression and war, corporatism, populism, revolution and reform movements, cultural and ethnic issues, U.S.-Latin American relations, neo-liberal restructuring.

Core Courses

Anthropology 144 - Latin America CRN: 84330, 84332.

Introduction to contemporary social structure of Latin America. Origins, maintenance and changes in inequality: economic responses to poverty, sociocultural responses to discrimination, and political responses to powerlessness.

Spanish 151 -  Latin American Literature 1900 - Present  CRN: 81938.

Latin American literature from 1900 to the present. Reading selections include fiction, poetry, drama, essays, testimonio, etc.

Spanish 170 - Intro to Latin American Culture CRN: 84674.

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

Anthropology 104N- Cultural Politics of the Environment CRN: 84328.

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 144 - Latin America CRN: 84330, 84332.

Introduction to contemporary social structure of Latin America. Origins, maintenance and changes in inequality: economic responses to poverty, sociocultural responses to discrimination, and political responses to powerlessness.

Chicano Studies 112 - Transnational Migration CRN: 58178.

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 171 - Mex/Chi Mural Workshop CRN: 58185.

The Mural: a collective art process that empowers students and people through design and execution of mural paintings in the tradition of the Mexican Mural Movement; introduces materials and techniques.

Comparative Literature 152 - Literature of Americas CRN: 84188.

Study of the various stylistic, historical, social and cultural factors that contribute to a hemispheric vision of American literature, encompassing works by Canadian, United States, Caribbean, Brazilian, and Spanish-American writers.

History 159 - Women/Gender in Latin America CRN: 83950.

Roles of women and men in the history of Latin America, with an emphasis on the intersection of gender with racial and class categories. Introduction to the theoretical premises of women’s and gender history.

Native American Studies 133 B - Ethnohistory of Mexico and Central America CRN: 84156.

Ethnohistory of indigenous peoples of Mexico and Central America from 1500 to contemporary times. Focus on social and cultural dynamics, particularly the role of indigenous people in the process of nation-state building in Mexico and Central America.

Sociology 104 - International Migration CRN: 84605.

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 151 - Latin American Literature 1900 - Present CRN: 81938.

Latin American literature from 1900 to the present. Reading selections include fiction, poetry, drama, essays, testimonio, etc.

Spanish 157 - Latin American Great Works CRN: 81939.

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 170 - Intro Latin American Culture CRN: 84674.

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 177 - California & Latin America CRNs: 81942, 81943, 81944, 81945.

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.