Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 1320

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17590LATA 1320  SEM 101

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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  •  7431LATA 1802  LEC 001

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

  •  4859LATA 2170  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Staff

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

LATA 2381

Corruption in politics and economics has become a significant issue in the modern world. This course introduces students to the study of corruption and collusion from the perspective of early America and ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2381HIST 2381

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18416LATA 2381  SEM 101

LATA 2755

The legacies of slavery remain all too obvious in the modern Atlantic World. From demographic imbalances to pervasive social and economic inequality, much of the recent past has involved addressing that ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2755ASRC 2755HIST 2755

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18413LATA 2755  LEC 001

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PORT 2800

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16992LATA 2800  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

LATA 3015

When sugar "was king," that is, when it was valued in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as we might value petroleum today, European nations went to war in order to possess the sugar producing islands ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3010ROMS 3010SHUM 3010

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16769LATA 3015  LEC 001

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

  •  6022LATA 3613  STU 501

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

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7366LATA 4000  LEC 001

LATA 4215

This course is an exploration of Maya understandings of their own history as it is reflected in ancient texts. We will begin by looking at episodes in Colonial and recent history to illustrate some of ... view course details

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  • 16896LATA 4215  SEM 101

LATA 4260

This course analyzes different types of historical and contemporary social movements in Latin America. It begins with an overview of class-based labor and peasant movements, including their relationships ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4264GOVT 6264LATA 6260

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16545LATA 4260  SEM 101

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

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7368LATA 6000  LEC 001

LATA 6256

This course is an exploration of Maya understandings of their own history as it is reflected in ancient texts. We will begin by looking at episodes in Colonial and recent history to illustrate some of ... view course details

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  • 16901LATA 6256  SEM 101

LATA 6260

This course analyzes different types of historical and contemporary social movements in Latin America. It begins with an overview of class-based labor and peasant movements, including their relationships ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4264GOVT 6264LATA 4260

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16547LATA 6260  SEM 101