Cultural Studies of the Americas Concentration, Latin America and Latino Studies (BA)

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This concentration includes the study of cultural productions - e.g. art, film, television, literature - and the major theoretical and ideological trends of cultural studies in the Americas. This concentration takes a hemispheric or Inter-American approach to the study of cultural productions, taking into account the impact of social, economic, and political exchanges on the circulation of culture across the hemisphere. Courses in this concentration explore issues relating to the representation of transnational migration, race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, class, and indigeneity.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select six courses from the following: 124
LATINO RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES
ARTS OF THE AMERICAS
AFRO-CARIBBEAN AND AFRO-LATIN AMERICA: PEOPLES, CULTURES, IDEAS AND MOVEMENTS
MAYA ART AND ARCHITECTURE
ART OF MESOAMERICA
ART OF THE ANDES
ART IN THE SPANISH AMERICAN EMPIRE
ART OF THE ANCIENT AMERICAS
MODERN LATIN AMERICAN ART
MEXICAN ART
AFRO-HISPANIC LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (ARABS IN THE AMERICAS)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LATINO/A TRANSNATIONAL IMAGINATION)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (NATIVE ART OF THE AMERICAS)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (GLOBALIZATION & FILM IN THE AMERICAS)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LOOKING FOR GOD IN LATIN AMERICA)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (MEXICAN ART & ARCHITECTURE)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (MEXICAN CINEMA)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (PRINCIPLES OF LATIN AMERICAN ART)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (COLONIAL LATIN AMERICAN ART)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN ART)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (GLOBALIZATION & LATIN AMERICA)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (PRE-COLUMBIAN ART)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (JEWISH LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LATIN AMERICAN PROTRAITURE)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (CUBA/1990s/SHORT STORY)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LATIN AMERICAN DOCUMENTARIES)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (CUBAN AMERICAN LITERATURE)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LATINOS IN EDUCATION)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LATINA BODY IN LITERATURE & POLITICS)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (CONTEMPORARY ISSUES/US/LATINO LITERATURE)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LATINO RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE US)
BORDER MATTERS:LITERATURE & CULTURE IN THE LATINO/A BORDERLANDS
LATINO COMMUNITIES IN CHICAGO
GROWING UP LATINO/LATINA IN THE U.S.
MOTHERHOOD IN LATINO COMMUNITIES
SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT AND LATINO FAMILIES
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (NEW LATINO/A WRITING)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINOS IN EDUCATION)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINO RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINAS AND SEXUALITY )
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LAND AND LABOR IN INDIGENOUS AMERICA)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (HISPANIC WOMEN WRITERS)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (MACHISMO & MARIANISMO IN LATIN AMERICA)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (RACE/GENDER/SEX/LATINO LITERATURE/FILM)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (BORDER CINEMA)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (CHICANA LITERATURE)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (QUEER LATINIDAD)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINOS IN THE US)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINA FEMINIST THOERY)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINA/O SEXUALITIES)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINOS AND FILM)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (POETRY AND HIP)
SPECIAL TOPICS: LATINOS IN THE U.S. (LATINO THEATER)
GLOBALIZATION IN THE AMERICAS
MEXICAN CINEMA
EXPERIENCING MEXICAN ART
COLONIAL LATIN AMERICAN ART
MEXICO CITY (WORLD CITIES)
LATIN AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.