Latino Studies Program (LSP)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

LSP 1105

This course will examine race and ethnic relations between Whites, Blacks, Latinos, and Asians in the United States. The goal of this course is for students to understand how the history of race and ethnicity ... view course details

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  •   Choose one seminar and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1104SOC 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  9132LSP 1105  SEM 101

  • 17241LSP 1105  DIS 201

  • 17242LSP 1105  DIS 202

LSP 2020

Designed to expand bilingual Heritage students' knowledge of Spanish by providing them with ample opportunities to develop and improve each of the basic language skills, with a particular focus on writing ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SPAN 2000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9101LSP 2020  SEM 101

LSP 2100

This course is an introduction to Latina/o Studies, a discipline that investigates the historical, socio-political and economic conditions and experiences of Latina/os in the United States, including but ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2106

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15921LSP 2100  LEC 001

LSP 2152

One in ten residents of the United States was born outside the country. These people include international students, temporary workers, refugees, asylees, permanent residents, naturalized U.S. citizens ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2152GOVT 2152

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17545LSP 2152  LEC 001

LSP 2200

This course discusses the health status of minorities in the United States. Explores intra-group diversity such as migration, economic status, and the influence of culture and the environment on the health ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DSOC 2200

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6429LSP 2200  LEC 001

LSP 2212

This introductory course to the study of the Caribbean will begin with examinations of what constitutes the Caribbean and an understanding of Caribbean space.  We will then study its peoples, contact between ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 2212ENGL 2512

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17152LSP 2212  SEM 101

LSP 2300

Conceived as a service-learning course, the centerpiece here is targeted, engaged research and arts work with Latino/a culture-related organizations in Tompkins County like Cultura! No más lágrimas, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LSP 4300

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8508LSP 2300  SEM 101

LSP 2770

This team-taught course uses literature and popular culture, alongside literary, social, and cultural theory to consider how people from different cultures encounter and experience each other. The course ... view course details

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  • 16845LSP 2770  LEC 001

LSP 3068

This class examines the institutional processes of enforcing immigrant worker rights. We begin by reviewing the legal foundations of immigrant labor, including the current immigration enforcement regime, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 3068

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16331LSP 3068  LEC 001

LSP 3470

To what extent is New York City part of the Caribbean? This course explores the ways in which writers from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic write New York, whether as tourists, residents, ... view course details

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  • 16980LSP 3470  SEM 101

LSP 3680

Testimonio is a type of writing known in Latin America and integral to U.S. Latina and Chicana traditions. The testimonio usually tells a story in a collective mode, or offers an individual's story as ... view course details

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  • 16410LSP 3680  SEM 101

LSP 3754

In this course, we will critically examine the production and performance of race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender through literature and contemporary performance genres such as spoken word, slam poetry, ... view course details

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LSP 3777

The anthropological inquiry into one's own culture is never a neutral exercise. This course will explore issues in the cultural construction of the United States as a "pluralistic" society. We will look ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3777ANTHR 3777

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16295LSP 3777  LEC 001

LSP 4000

Interested in Latino Studies and Latin American Studies? This course will explore topics in Anthropology, Art, Economics, History, Literature, Government, Sociology, etc., of US Latino and Latin American ... view course details

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  • 18295LSP 4000  LEC 001

LSP 4210

Guided independent study. view course details

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5842LSP 4210  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Velez, H

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7765LSP 4210  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8948LSP 4210  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jaime, K

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8315LSP 4210  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17428LSP 4210  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Garcia-Rios, S

LSP 4283

This class will examine the history and contemporary role of Latinos as a minority group in the U.S. political system. This course is intended as an overview of the political position of Latinos y Latinas ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4283GOVT 4283

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9161LSP 4283  SEM 101

LSP 4300

Conceived as a service-learning course, the centerpiece here is targeted, engaged research and arts work with Latino/a culture-related organizations in Tompkins County like Cultura! No más lágrimas, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LSP 2300

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8509LSP 4300  SEM 101

LSP 4312

This course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migrants and migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course ... view course details

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  • 16765LSP 4312  LEC 001

  • This innovative course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course will be organized around core themes such as the challenges and ethics of working with vulnerable populations, workplaces and working conditions, oral histories/testimonios, and immigration policy and enforcement practices. Students will learn qualitative methodologies for field research, which they will apply in short projects. This can be taken as a stand-alone course, but it is also a prerequisite for an optional winter intersession practicum.

LSP 6000

Interested in Latino Studies and Latin American Studies? This course will explore topics in Anthropology, Art, Economics, History, Literature, Government, Sociology, etc., of US Latino and Latin American ... view course details

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  • 18297LSP 6000  LEC 001

LSP 6210

Guided independent study. view course details

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5843LSP 6210  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Velez, H

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7764LSP 6210  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9142LSP 6210  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jaime, K

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8316LSP 6210  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

LSP 6312

This course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migrants and migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course ... view course details

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  • 16767LSP 6312  LEC 001

  • This innovative course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course will be organized around core themes such as the challenges and ethics of working with vulnerable populations, workplaces and working conditions, oral histories/testimonios, and immigration policy and enforcement practices. Students will learn qualitative methodologies for field research, which they will apply in short projects. This can be taken as a stand-alone course, but it is also a prerequisite for an optional winter intersession practicum.