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American Studies

COMPARATIVE AMERICAS COURSES

FALL 07/SPRING 08

 

FALL SEMESTER 2007

AMST237 African American History, 1444 1877
AMST276 Voudou in Haiti Voudou in Hollywood
AMST278/LAST 279 Introduction to Latino Literatures and Cultures
AMST297 Religion and the Social Construction of Race
AMST291 Law, Race, and Literature: An Introduction to Critical Race Theory
AMST307/LAST 301 Race Discourse in the Americas
AFAM206 Afro Brazilian Dance I African Continuum in South America Brazil
AFAM226 Caribbean Societies: Contemporary Currents
LAST226

Spanish American Literature and Civilization

LAST245

Survey of Latin American History

LAST268

The Idea of Latin America

LAST277: Topics in Central American Literature: Myth and History in Central America
LAST292: Sociology of Economic Change: Latin American Responses to Global Capitalism
LAST302: Latin American Politics
LAST 319: Americans Across Borders: Latino Histories in Hemispheric Perspective
LAST324: Political Authority and Mystification in Latin America and the Caribbean

SPRING SEMESTER 2008

AMST240 Literature and Theory of the US Border
AMST243 Multiracial Theory of the American West
AMST235 Western Movies: Myth, Ideology, and Genre
AMST258 Migration and Cultural Politics: Immigrant Experiences in the United States  (LAST 249)
ANTH303 Archaeological Perspectives on the African Diaspora
FREN383 Poets and Playwrights of Negritude
LAST219

Latin American Economic Development

LAST226 Spanish American Literature and Civilization
LAST241

Exile and Immigration and Latino and Hispanic Literatures

LAST 250

Globalization, Democracy, and Social Change in the Americas

LAST271

Political Economy of Developing Countries

LAST278

Women and Revolution: Denunciation, Utopia, and Disenchantment in Central America

LAST383

East Asian and Latin American Development

LAST 320

Power and Performance in the Afro-Atlantic World Americas

LAST 333

The World-Historical Caribbean: African, European, Asian and American Connections

LAST 334

Latin American Labor History, Regional Transnational, and And Gendered Perspectives

Updates may occur, please check back.  (Many of the following courses are xlisted with other departments, please check WESMAPS for a complete list of xlist numbers.)