Basque is the ancestral language of the Basque people spoken in the north of Spain and south of France.
The indignados movement marked a before and an after in the contemporary history of Spain.
What do tangible objects such as textiles, silverwork, maps, books, jewelry, paintings, clothing, furniture, kitchen utensils, and food tell us about the history and culture of Latin America?
This course aims to break open the singular idea of “Brazil” to reveal many Brazils, exposing students to the tremendous regional diversity that both enriches and complicates our understanding of the Federative Republic.
This course will familiarize students with the broad trends and debates in Brazilian social and historical thought during the long 20th century. Course taught in English
In this course, we will study representations of animals in Latin American culture and examine why writers and artists thought with animals to work through human questions of gender, race, and sexuality.
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?