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Undergrad Minor Ph.D. Minor Fall '16 Courses Cross-Listed Courses Why Latino Studies?

FALL 2016 COURSES

View schedule of courses in registrar's online course browser.
Course information will continue to be updated as needed.

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LATS L101  Introduction to Latino Studies (3cr)
Class number: 6443
Time: 09:30A-10:45A MW
Where: SW 220
IUB GenEd S&H credit
Diversity in U.S. credit
S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
Instructor: M. Martinez-Rivera

L101 investigates the ethno-racially diverse cultural productions and experiences of national and transnational Latin American and Iberian descent communities living in the United States. Drawing on the works of Latino authors, artists, stage performers and scholars, we will investigate the social and political presence of Latino cultures and communities within the U.S. cultural landscape. The class will draw on topics such as immigration, education, language identity, and the evolution of Latino ethnicity and identity.

LATS L102 Introduction to Latino History (3cr)
Class number: 4318
Time11:15AM-12:30PM   TR
Where: SE 240
IUB GenEd S&H credit
Diversity in U.S. credit
S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit

Latino history is United States history. This course introduces students to the major historical moments and attitudes that influenced Latino/a identity. We will particularly focus on events related to American Latinos of Mexican, Puerto Rican and Cuban heritage, but we will discuss issues associated with peoples of other Caribbean, Central and South American heritages as well. Students will develop an understanding how Latino/as have contributed and participated in the formation and development of U.S. society.

LATS L104 Latinas in the United States (3cr)
Class number: 14130
Time: 11:15AM-12:30PM
Where: TV 226
IUB GenEd S&H credit
Diversity in U.S. credit
S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
Instructor: M. Garcia.

LATS L105 Diversity By the Numbers(3cr)
Class number: 31116
Time: 2:30PM- 3:45PM
Where: TV 226
N&M Breadth of Inquiry credit
Instructor: S. Martinez

LATS L200 American Borderlands (3cr)
Class number: 14611
Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM  MW
Where: SE 245
IUB GenEd A&H credit
Diversity in U.S. credit
Instructor: J. Ramirez

This course examines the U.S./Mexico border and borderlands in historical context, identities, and place-making strategies as well as different kinds of borders regardless of physical boundaries. It will survey different Mexican/Chicano musical genres throughout the U.S. contextualizing them historically, politically, and artistically. This course aims to showcase the diversity within the often stereotyped Mexican and demonstrate how all groups employ cultural expressions to claim a place in the cultural mosaic of the U.S.

LATS L220 Intro to Latino Literature (3cr)
Class Number: 14134
Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM  MW
Where: BH 245
S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
Diversity in U.S. credit
Class meets with ENG-L 223
Instructor: A. Varon

 

LATS L398  Latino Folklore (3cr)
Class number: 9033
Time: 2:30PM-3:45PM   MW
Where: BH 344
A&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
Diversity in U.S. credit
Above class meets with FOLK-F 356

LATS L400  Latin American & Latino Pop Music (3cr)
Class number: 10945
Time: 11:15AM-12:05PM  MWF
Where: MC 036
Above class meets with MUS-M 413 and MUS-Z 413

This course will explore historical and cultural aspects in the development of important popular music genres in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as their impact in the United States. We will also examine issues of performance and instrumentation and the output of significant composers, arrangers, and performers. This course is for non-music majors only. Activities outside of class may be scheduled.

LATS L490 Individual Readings in Latino Studies (3cr)
Class number: 5191
Instructor: S. Martinez

Advanced readings in Latino culture, history, politics, and social issues. Obtain on-line authorization for above class from instructor.

Spring 2016 Graduate Course Offerings

LATS-L 599 Individualized Readings (1-4 CR)

Course #4319
Time: ARR
Instructor: S. Martinez
Above class requires permission of Department


LATS-L 601-Colloquium in Latino Studies (3CR)
Course #13353
Time: 1:00p-3:0p R
Above class meets with POLS-Y 661
Instructor: B. Fraga

 

FALL 2016 CROSSLISTED COURSES

Crosslisted courses are additional courses that are eligible to be included as a course within a given student's Latino Studies Minor course listing.)

SPANISH & PORTUGUESE (HISP)
HISP-S 276 SPAN FOR HERITAGE LANG LEARNER (3 CR)
HISP-S 420 MODERN SPAN-AMER PROSE FICTION (3 CR)
HISP-S 435 LIT CHICANA Y PUERTORRIQUENA (3 CR)
HISP-S 471 SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE 1 (3 CR)
HISP-S 481 HISPANIC AMERICAN NTNL/REG LIT (3 CR)
HISP-S 498 HISPANIC AMER NATL/REGIONL LIT (3 CR)
HISP-S 498 SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE I (3 CR)
HISP-S 498 LITERATURA CHICANA Y PUERTORRI (3 CR)
HISP-S 498 SPANISH AMER: CULTURAL CONTEXT (3 CR)
HISP-S 498 MODERN SPANISH PROSE FICTION (3 CR)
HISP-S 558 COLONIAL SPANISH AMERICAN LIT (3 CR)