Brazilian Studies offers interdisciplinary courses that provide for the varied interests of students and prepare them for careers in research, teaching, or management in public, private, or nonprofit sectors.
Students may choose from more than 30 College of Arts and Sciences' course offerings every academic year, in disciplines such as anthropology, folklore, geography, history, literature, and political science. The Schools of Business, Education, Journalism, Library and Information Science (SLIS), Music, and Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) also have courses on the region. Brazilian Studies offers several core interdisciplinary courses on Brazilian issues, and sponsors semester-long seminars that allow faculty and graduate students to discuss their research.
Students also benefit from strong language programs at Indiana University. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers numerous language acquisition courses for undergraduate and graduate students.
There are also opportunities for study, research, and training in Brazil. The Office of Overseas Studies offers annual study abroad programs in Brazil for undergraduate students. In adddition, CLACS coordinates internships in the region for graduate students.
The links below lead to Brazilian studies courses offered by the various departments and schools throughout IU. Graduate students may enroll in courses at the 300 and 400 level only if the course appears in the Graduate School Bulletin and will be required to complete additional coursework requirements. While it is the responsibility of students to make certain that they have fulfilled all the requirements of their degree, they must first seek approval from the director of Brazilian Studies before undertaking courses.
Recent Brazilian Courses:Latin American Studies
LTAM-L200 Brazil Beyond Paradise: An Introduction to Brazilian Culture & Society
LTAM-L305 Spanish and Portuguese across the Curriculum
LTAM-L426 Brazilian Studies Seminar
LTAM-L526 Spec. Topics: Brazilian Studies
African American and African Diaspora Studies
AADS-A354 Transnational Americas
AMST-G620 Colloquium: The Transnational Method
Spanish and Portuguese
HISP-P494 Readings in Luso-Brazilian Literature
HISP-P495 Luso-Brazilian Colloquium
HISP-P676 Machado de Assis