Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

LATA 1802

This course seeks a fuller recounting of U.S. history by remapping what we understand as "America." We will examine traditional themes in the teaching of U.S. history—territorial expansion and empire, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 1802HIST 1802LSP 1802

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8942LATA 1802  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Garcia, M

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SPAN 2150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6038LATA 2150  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Hernandez Pachon, E

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MEDVL 2170SPAN 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6040LATA 2170  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Garrote Pascual, A

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

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3032ASRC 3031HIST 3031

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16772LATA 3031  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Washington, M

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3613

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7261LATA 3613  STU 501

    • W
    • Miller, C

LATA 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 6000LSP 4000LSP 6000

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  8805LATA 4000  LEC 001

    • W
    • Castillo, D

LATA 4250

An introduction to belief systems in ancient Mexico and Central America, emphasizing the blending of religion, astrology, myth, history, and prophecy. Interpreting text and image in pre-Columbian books ... view course details

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  • 16804LATA 4250  SEM 101

    • M
    • Henderson, J

LATA 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 4000LSP 4000LSP 6000

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  8807LATA 6000  LEC 001

    • W
    • Castillo, D

LATA 6131

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6131HIST 6131

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17956LATA 6131  SEM 101

    • W
    • Bassi Arevalo, E

  • Enrollment limited to: Graduate Students.

LATA 7250

Explores the ways Mesoamericans understood the world and their place in it, and the ways they constructed history as these are reflected in the few books that have survived from the period before the European ... view course details

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  • 16813LATA 7250  SEM 101

    • M
    • Henderson, J