Latin American Studies (LATA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

LATA 1951

To what extent does the ideal of the US as a vanguard for democracy and freedom in the world match up with other aspects—military, economic, and humanitarian—of US foreign policy? This same question about ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: AMST 1951HIST 1951

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17608 LATA 1951   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18056 LATA 1951   DIS 201

    • R Uris Hall 312
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18057 LATA 1951   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20309 LATA 1951   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20310 LATA 1951   DIS 204

    • F Uris Hall 498
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 2091

According to the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report released by the U.S. State Department, 24.9 million people worldwide are currently the victims of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2092ASRC 2091HIST 2091

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18557 LATA 2091   SEM 101

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schmitt, C

  • 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

  •  4072 LATA 2170   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Francis, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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

  •  5818 LATA 2200   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 331
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ruiz Mautino, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 2307

This seminar will introduce students to the expanding and dynamic historiography of the African diaspora. The most astute scholars of the African diaspora argue that diaspora is not to be conflated with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2317HIST 2307

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18561 LATA 2307   SEM 101

    • TR McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Byfield, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 2308

This course examines the development of the Caribbean since the Haitian Revolution.  It  will focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and our readings pay particular attention to the ways in which ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2308HIST 2541

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17805 LATA 2308   LEC 001

    • TR Morrill Hall 107
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Byfield, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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
  •  8381 LATA 3336   SEM 101

    • MW Rockefeller Hall 105
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

      Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3405

In the early 1590s, a mysterious cartographer drew a map of the Americas for eager and curious European audiences. The orientation of the map was from the perspective of a ship crossing the Atlantic and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3404ASRC 3405HIST 3405

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18569 LATA 3405   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 3550

An introduction to ancient Mesoamerica, focusing on the nature and development of societies that are arguably the most complex to develop anywhere in the precolumbian Americas.  The course provides a summary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17723 LATA 3550   LEC 001

    • MW Morrill Hall 111
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Henderson, J

  • 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

  •  5480 LATA 3613   STU 501

    • W Bailey Hall 101
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 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

  •  6617 LATA 4000   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 4666

In this course, we will take an inter- and multidisciplinary approach that examines works of fiction, film, performance, and photography, as well as graffiti, souvenirs, and internet memes, to explore ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18149 LATA 4666   SEM 101

    • M A D White House 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Troconis Gonzalez, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class will be taught in English.

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

  •  4736 LATA 4970   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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

  •  6619 LATA 6000   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 6255

An introduction to ancient Mesoamerica, focusing on the nature and development of societies that are arguably the most complex to develop anywhere in the precolumbian Americas. The course provides a summary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17727 LATA 6255   LEC 001

    • MW Morrill Hall 111
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Henderson, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 not ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Syllabi: none
  •  8382 LATA 6336   SEM 101

    • MW Rockefeller Hall 105
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

      Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

LATA 6666

In this course, we will take an inter- and multidisciplinary approach that examines works of fiction, film, performance, and photography, as well as graffiti, souvenirs, and internet memes, to explore ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Syllabi: none
  • 18405 LATA 6666   SEM 101

    • M A D White House 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Troconis Gonzalez, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class will be taught in English.