Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

LATA 1320

This course examines the diverse music of Latin America, covering traditional, popular, and classical repertoire. Listening and discussion will focus on the most significant musical developments from early ... view course details

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    Combined with: MUSIC 1320

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LATA 2150

Readings and discussion of representative texts of the 19th and 20th centuries from various regions of Latin America. Among the authors considered are Sarmiento, Hernández, Martí, Darío, Agustini, Cortázar, ... view course details

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    Combined with: SPAN 2150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6558LATA 2150  SEM 101

    • TR
    • McDaniel, S

  • Prerequisite: Spanish 2070 or 2090, or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

LATA 2170

This course explores major texts and themes of the Hispanic tradition from the 11th to the 17th centuries. We will examine general questions on literary analysis and the relationship between literature ... view course details

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    Combined with: MEDVL 2170SPAN 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6560LATA 2170  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Garces, M

  • Prerequisite: SPAN 2070 or SPAN 2090, or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

LATA 2308

This course examines the development of the Caribbean since the Haitian Revolution.  It  will focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and our readings pay particular attention to the ways in which ... view course details

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    Combined with: ASRC 2308HIST 2541

  • 4 Credits Graded

LATA 2800

This course provides an introduction and overview of Brazilian culture. It will study different periods of Brazilian history, through the analysis of films, literature, essays, visual arts, and music. ... view course details

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    Combined with: PORT 2800

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16164LATA 2800  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Erber, P

  • Conducted in English.

LATA 3031

This course will examine the "age of democratic revolutions" in the Americas from the perspective of the Black Atlantic. During this momentous era, when European monarchies were successfully challenged ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 3032ASRC 3031HIST 3031

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

LATA 3470

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LATA 3609

Deixa Sambar performs several styles of samba, Brazil's national music. Members need not have prior background in music-making, but a good sense of rhythm is desirable. Members include students as well ... view course details

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    Combined with: MUSIC 3609

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

LATA 3613

The Cornell Steel Band explores the wide variety of music for an orchestra of instruments fashioned from 55-gallon oil drums, and an "engine room" of non-pitched percussion. Interwoven into the focus on ... view course details

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    Combined with: MUSIC 3613

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

LATA 3681

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LATA 4617

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    Combined with: SHUM 4617VISST 4617

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

LATA 4910

An analysis of Latin American literary texts and their relationship with the changing media landscape of the 20th century. We will explore how Latin American authors have engaged thematically and formally ... view course details

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    Combined with: SPAN 4910

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16203LATA 4910  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Paz-Soldan, E

  • This is the senior seminar for Spanish majors.

LATA 6010

Designed to provide students with an opportunity to observe the rich living cultures, environments, ecologies, rural and urban communities, and development issues in tropical southern Mexico. Also designed ... view course details

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    Combined with: IARD 6010

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8072LATA 6010  LEC 001

    • T
    • Hobbs, P

LATA 6310

Examines the historical development of labor movements in Latin America, their role in national political and economic development, and the impact of economic liberalization, authoritarianism, ... view course details

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    Combined with: ILRIC 4311ILRIC 6310

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

LATA 6481

This course is a readings and research seminar on the history of Spanish America from roughly 1750 to 2000, with particular attention to the post-independence histories of peasants, urban workers, and ... view course details

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    Combined with: HIST 6481

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt