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150

LAMS 150. Latin America: An Introduction. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
Introduction to the history, cultures, and societies of Latin America.

201

LAMS 201. Modernization and Social Revolution in Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
This class examines how technological and political processes combine focusing on the Latin American region. Crosslisted as IREL 201.

202

LAMS 202. Rainforests and Ecopolitics in Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Focusing on Amazonia as a key region in global environmental politics, the course examines climate policy debates and recent shifts in global environmentalism. Crosslisted as IREL 202.

224

LAMS 224. Becoming Latinos. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
Explores history, racial/ethnic identities and communities, and the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of the Latin American (im)migration experience in the United States.

245

LAMS 245. Remaking America: Latin American Immigration. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
The processes and impacts of Latin American immigration on the U.S. and countries of origin. Special emphasis on how the immigration experience varies by ethnicity, location, and gender. Crosslisted as SOCI 245.

250

LAMS 250. Latin America: Challenges for the 21st Century. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
Perspectives on the challenges facing Latin American peoples and nations in the 21st century.

252

LAMS 252. Ritual, Resistance, Rebellion in South America. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:3
The cultural and social groups inhabiting the South American west coast in historical context; implications for anthropological and social issues concerning Third World societies. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as ANTH 252.

254

LAMS 254. Topics on Indigenous Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
Approaches to the indigenous peoples and cultures of Latin America.

285

LAMS 285. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
Selected topics on Latin America addressed through disciplinary perspectives in the social sciences and the humanities.

288

LAMS 288. Commensality and Conflict: Global Cuisines, Local Contexts. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternating Spring Semester; Lecture hours:3
We will consider how food both brings people together, and creates divisions between them, through an in-depth examination of the cases of French and Andean (South American) cuisines. Cuisine will be considered through aesthetic, cultural, and economic lenses as a mirror into larger social worlds. Crosslisted as ANTH 288 and UNIV 288 and FREN 288.

292

LAMS 292. Service-Learning in Nicaragua. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
This course focuses on the connections between Nicaraguan development processes and Brigade-based service-learning. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as IREL 292 and GEOG 292.

295

LAMS 295. Modern Latin America. 1 Credit.

Lecture hours:3
This course traces and analyzes major developments in Latin American politics, society and culture from 1800 to the present. Crosslisted as HIST 282.

296

LAMS 296. Topics in Latin American Studies. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:3
Topics in Latin American history: pre-Columbian to the present.

297

LAMS 297. Colonial Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
Latin American history from pre-Columbian cultures to wars for independence.

2NT

LAMS 2NT. Latin American Studies Non-traditional Study. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:3
Non-traditional studies in a Latin American Studies topic. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

319

LAMS 319. Interdisciplinary Independent Study on Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
Individual research with a member of the Latin American Studies faculty. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

320

LAMS 320. Interdisciplinary Non-Traditional Study on Latin America. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
Student-initiated academic study of a Latin American topic in conjunction with service learning, research, or internship initiatives. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

370

LAMS 370. Seminar on Latin America in the Global System. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
In-depth study of Latin America in relation to other world regions. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

3NT

LAMS 3NT. Latin American Studies Non-traditional Study. 1-4 Credits.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer; Lecture hours:Varies
Non-traditional study course in the Latin American Studies program. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

450

LAMS 450. Integrative Seminar in Latin American Studies. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
Integrative topics. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

499

LAMS 499. Interdisciplinary Honors in Latin American Studies. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:3; Repeatable
Supervised individual work on a topic approved by the thesis adviser in Latin American Studies. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

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