Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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LATA 1210

1210-1220 is an introductory sequence that allows students to develop basic fluency in Quechua, the most widely spoken indigenous language in the Americas.  Students learn elements of Quechua's phonetics, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: QUECH 1210

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19236LATA 1210  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  4798LATA 2170  SEM 101

    • TRMalott Hall 230
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Garrote Pascual, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2381HIST 2381

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17541LATA 2381  SEM 101

    • TRWhite Hall B02
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Schmitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  • 18429LATA 3015  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3060

This course provides a general, critical introduction to the history of Mexico since its independence from Spanish rule in the early nineteenth century.  Rather than a chronological summation of events ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 3060LSP 3061

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18552LATA 3060  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18553LATA 3060  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3566

This course introduces students to the arts of the ancient Americas from circa 2000 BC to the Spanish invasions of the 15th and 16th centuries. The inhabitants of the Americas produced outstanding works ... view course details

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  • 18282LATA 3566  LEC 001

    • MWStatler Hall 165
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3609

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18370LATA 3609  STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3613

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  5960LATA 3613  STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3681

Testimonio is a genre of prose that offers eyewitness accounts of world-changing events—from crimes against humanity like forced migration, detention, and genocide to the violence of war, both at home ... view course details

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  • 17231LATA 3681  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 6000LSP 4000LSP 6000

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7269LATA 4000  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 4155

Most of the canonical histories and criticism of Latin American art depict a history of artistic production in which technology plays a minor or invisible role. This construction of history reinforces ... view course details

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  • Topic: Latin American Modernisms and Technology

  • 18316LATA 4155  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  •  8034LATA 4250  SEM 101

    • MMcGraw Hall 365
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Henderson, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 4000LSP 4000LSP 6000

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7271LATA 6000  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 6155

Most of the canonical histories and criticism of Latin American art depict a history of artistic production in which technology plays a minor or invisible role. This construction of history reinforces ... view course details

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  • Topic: Latin American Modernisms and Technology

  • 18319LATA 6155  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  •  8037LATA 7250  SEM 101

    • MMcGraw Hall 365
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Henderson, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person