Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

LATA 1960

Do you wonder what the historical context is for migrations out of Central America? Or why many Brazilians are so fearful of the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro? Curious as to what the 'pink tide' is? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 1960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16733LATA 1960  LEC 001

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Craib, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16777LATA 1960  DIS 201

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Craib, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 1970

What is the Caribbean? How did its native inhabitants fared in the aftermath of the arrival of Europeans? How did the region shift from a Spanish Lake to a heavily contested geopolitical site where all ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: ASRC 1790HIST 1970

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16784LATA 1970  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Bassi Arevalo, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16785LATA 1970  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16786LATA 1970  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 2050

This course is designed to introduce students to Latin American art from the pre-Columbian period to the present.  It will cover the arts of ancient civilizations including the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Moche, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 2550VISST 2550

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16816LATA 2050  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  4421LATA 2170  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pinet, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor. Conducted in Spanish. This is a core course for the major.

LATA 2200

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SPAN 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6286LATA 2200  LEC 001

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Oviedo, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PORT 2800

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7892LATA 2800  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • De Lemos, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in English.

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

  •  7890LATA 3100  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • De Lemos, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 3336

This course focuses on a place and a concept where two of the most urgent issues of our times-- migration and environmental degradation -- converge, collide, and shape each other. It examines borders not ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 20492LATA 3336  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Banerjee, A

      Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  6536LATA 3609  STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  •  5917LATA 3613  STU 501

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Miller, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

LATA 3800

As globalization draws the Americas ever closer together, reshaping our sense of a common and uncommon American culture, what claims might be made for a distinctive, diverse poetry and poetics of the America? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7071LATA 3800  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Monroe, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  7205LATA 4000  LEC 001

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 4160

The colonial period in Latin America (circa 1521-1820s) witnessed the formation of one of the most diverse societies in the world.  Labor regimes, religious activities, marriage alliances, and commercial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America

  • 16832LATA 4160  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 4910

This course examines Latin American literature in the context of the visual and auditory of the twentieth century and early twenty-first century, in which mass media such as photography, film, and the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SPAN 4910

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16610LATA 4910  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Paz-Soldan, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 4970

Guided independent study with a faculty member. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5133LATA 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Devoogd, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  •  7207LATA 6000  LEC 001

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 6160

The colonial period in Latin America (circa 1521-1820s) witnessed the formation of one of the most diverse societies in the world.  Labor regimes, religious activities, marriage alliances, and commercial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America

  • 16837LATA 6160  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 6336

This course focuses on a place and a concept where two of the most urgent issues of our times -- migration and environmental degradation -- converge, collide, and shape each other. It examines borders ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 20493LATA 6336  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Banerjee, A

      Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

LATA 6482

This seminar is a readings course on works from the past two decades that have wrestled theoretically, empirically, and narratively with the boundary between geography and history. The course is purposefully ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 6482

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16956LATA 6482  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Craib, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 6482

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19358LATA 6482  SEM 102

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Craib, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online