As one of the most divisive issues of our time, immigration has quickly become a major topic of focus in literature, film, and journalism. This course will examine Latin American immigration and emigration as social, political, and cultural phenomena.
Learn about social entrepreneurship and non-profit programming that is linguistically and culturally appropriate—and gain pre-professional workplace experience.
This is a service learning course.
In class and off campus, learn from our local Latino community while working in a multilingual, professional setting.
This is a service learning course
This course will offer a historical perspective of the way ecology, natural disasters, and human actions are intrinsically intertwined.
This course examines how both emigration and immigration have been portrayed in Spanish literature and in other cultural manifestations since 1900 to the present.
This course will critically consider the construction of a new Latin American international cinema from a Cultural Studies approach, investigating how it fulfills or disrupts desires for a borderless world, how it represents local and global conflict, whether it successfully “translates” the cult
The course will explore the politics, emotions and aesthetics of change in the context of modern and contemporary Spanish culture.
Buenos Aires. Mexico City. Bogotá. Rio de Janeiro. The Virtual City. How does one “read” the contemporary urban metropolis of Latin America, whether real or imagined?