Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: QUECH 1210

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8207 LATA 1210   SEM 101

    • MTW Uris Hall 494
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Arias, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 1975

This course is the first in a two-course sequence that studies the role of migration in the historical configuration of the Caribbean. This first part focuses on migrations to the Caribbean from the fifteenth ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASRC 1975HIST 1975

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17636 LATA 1975   LEC 001

    • TR Morrill Hall 106
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Aching, G

      Bassi Arevalo, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18973 LATA 1975   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18974 LATA 1975   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18975 LATA 1975   DIS 203

    • F Uris Hall G24
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18976 LATA 1975   DIS 204

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MEDVL 2170SPAN 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4656 LATA 2170   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall G22
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinet, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: SPAN 2070 or SPAN 2090, or CASE Q+, or permission of instructor.

LATA 3100

This course provides intermediate level students with the opportunity to advance their oral and written fluency, proficiency, and understanding of the grammar of Portuguese. In addition, students will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PORT 3100

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19121 LATA 3100   SEM 101

    • MWF Uris Hall 302
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Osborne, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3290

This course is designed as an introduction to political, economic, and social issues in 20th century Latin America. Topics are organized chronologically, beginning with the crisis of agro-export economies ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GDEV 3290GOVT 3293

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16704 LATA 3290   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16950 LATA 3290   DIS 201

    • M McGraw Hall 145
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16951 LATA 3290   DIS 202

    • M McGraw Hall 145
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16953 LATA 3290   DIS 204

    • W McGraw Hall 145
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Roberts, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3565

This course surveys the artistic and architectural traditions of Latin America during the period of Spanish colonial rule (ca. 1520s-1820s). It will center primarily on visual cultures of the viceroyalties ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 3565ARTH 6563VISST 3565

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17251 LATA 3565   LEC 001

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3609

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7962 LATA 3609   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3612

In recent decades the Andean region of Latin America has become a focal point of international debate over alternative models of economic development and their environmental consequences. Windfall revenues ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: GOVT 3613

  • 1 Credit Multi-Term

  • 19011 LATA 3612   SEM 101

    • W Warren Hall 137
    • Oct 12 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Roberts, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course is first part of a multi-term sequence.

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

  •  5578 LATA 3613   STU 501

    • W Bailey Hall 101
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Miller, C

  • 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

  •  6722 LATA 4000   LEC 001

    • M Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bassi Arevalo, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 4268

Examines the structure and history of the largest polity in ancient Mexico, the empire of the Aztecs, using descriptions left by Spanish invaders, accounts written by Aztecs under Colonial rule, ... view course details

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  • 17037 LATA 4268   SEM 101

    • M White Hall B02
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • 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

  •  6724 LATA 6000   LEC 001

    • M Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bassi Arevalo, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 7268

Examines the structure and history of the largest polity in ancient Mexico, the empire of the Aztecs, using descriptions left by Spanish invaders, accounts written by Aztecs under Colonial rule, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17040 LATA 7268   SEM 101

    • M White Hall B02
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Henderson, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person