Latino Studies Program (LSP)Arts and Sciences

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LSP 1101

The digital revolution has made an enormous amount of information available to research scholars, but discovering resources and using them effectively can be challenging. This course introduces students ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ASRC 1900

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14604LSP 1101  LEC 001

LSP 1321

This class is a survey of music practices among Mexican communities both in Mexico and in the U.S. Taking contemporary musical practices as a point of departure, the class explores the historical, cultural, ... view course details

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  • 17196LSP 1321  LEC 001

LSP 2010

Exploration and analysis of the Hispanic experience in the United States. Examines the sociohistorical background and economic, psychological, and political factors that converge to shape a Latino group ... view course details

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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

  • 16409LSP 2152  LEC 001

LSP 2201

Interdisciplinary course offered every spring. Topics vary by semester, but readings always focus on current research in various disciplines and regions of Latin America. The range of issues addressed ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 2200SPAN 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16220LSP 2201  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

  • 17060LSP 2212  SEM 101

LSP 2470

Digital technology has been a part of modern life in the U.S. since the Cold War. A growing population of users works, plays, become politically active and fight-off boredom through digital technology. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2470STS 2470

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17483LSP 2470  LEC 001

LSP 3010

Students develop a specific dramatic text for full-scale production. The course involves selection of an appropriate text, close analysis of the literary aspects of the play, and group evaluation of its ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 3010LATA 3010

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LSP 3338

As human migration around the world reaches a crisis unseen since WWII and as fences and walls once again dominate political rhetoric, how do we reckon with borders – not just as a metaphor but as a way ... view course details

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  • 17471LSP 3338  SEM 101

LSP 3402

Topic Spring 2019: Child Refugees and Politics: Children comprised 52 percent of the worldwide refugee population of 68.5 million in 2017. Traveling with families as well as unaccompanied, they appear ... view course details

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  • 17578LSP 3402  LEC 001

LSP 3405

This course explores research on race, ethnicity and language in American education. It examines historical and current patterns of school achievement for minoritized youths. It also examines the cultural ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3405ANTHR 3405EDUC 3405

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8509LSP 3405  LEC 001

  •  8545LSP 3405  DIS 201

  •  8546LSP 3405  DIS 202

  •  8547LSP 3405  DIS 203

  •  8548LSP 3405  DIS 204

LSP 3980

This course analyzes several areas of Latinx popular culture that deeply impacted U.S. politics and history, artistic productions, and aesthetic sensibilities, as well as popular and civic cultures. Mapping ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3981ENGL 3980

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16288LSP 3980  SEM 101

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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  •  9324LSP 4000  LEC 001

LSP 4210

Guided independent study. view course details

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6840LSP 4210  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Velez, H

  • Guided independent study.

  • 16382LSP 4210  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Chaar Lopez, I

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6902LSP 4210  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7198LSP 4210  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Garcia-Rios, S

LSP 4470

What shapes do data and bodies take in digital environments? Conversely, how have computing cultures and networks been shaped by data and bodies? What kinds of politics can be performed in such conditions? ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4470STS 4470

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17485LSP 4470  SEM 101

LSP 4851

Since World War II, over 4 million people have migrated to the United States as refugees. In this seminar we will examine some of these refugee migrations and the ways these migrations challenged ... view course details

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  • 16916LSP 4851  SEM 101

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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  •  9326LSP 6000  LEC 001

LSP 6110

Students will participate in a winter session practicum, and in this follow-up course will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty on turning their fieldwork results into professional policy ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DSOC 6110ILRIC 6311

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16138LSP 6110  SEM 101

LSP 6210

Guided independent study. view course details

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6841LSP 6210  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Velez, H

  • Guided independent study.

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7197LSP 6210  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Garcia-Rios, S

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7450LSP 6210  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

LSP 6338

As human migration around the world reaches a crisis unseen since WWII and as fences and walls once again dominate political rhetoric, how do we reckon with borders – not just as a metaphor but as a way ... view course details

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  • 17207LSP 6338  SEM 101

LSP 6770

This course explores how Caribbean music-such as son, merengue, and reggaetón-dialogues with literature in Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and New York.  Theoretical readings on Caribbeanness ... view course details

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  • 16217LSP 6770  SEM 101

LSP 6851

Since World War II, over 4 million people have migrated to the United States as refugees. In this seminar we will examine some of these refugee migrations and the ways these migrations challenged ... view course details

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  • 16898LSP 6851  SEM 101