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Latin American and Latinx Studies

Through interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary work, Latin American and Latinx Studies majors and minors critically examine the wealth of experiences, cultural productions and histories of Latin America and the Latinx worlds. After an integrated Introduction to Latin American and Latinx Studies, the curriculum brings together courses in the fields of Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Education, Health Equity, History, Modern Languages (Spanish and Portuguese), Music, International Studies, Urban Studies, and Psychology among others, and includes community-based learning opportunities in Memphis, in the U.S, and abroad.

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Honors in Latin American Studies

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  1. Completion of all requirements for the Latin American Studies major.
  2. Completion of Latin American Studies 495-496.
  3. Completion and public presentation of a substantial research project.

Project proposal must be approved by the Latin American Studies Committee by April of the junior year.

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Latin American Studies: Program Committee

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  • Elizabeth Pettinaroli, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (Chair)
  • Bruno Badia, Department of Economics
  • Amy Benson, English Department/Creative Writing
  • Sarah Boyle, Department of Biology
  • Joy Brooke Fairfield, Media Studies Program
  • Eric Henager, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Laura Kelly, Educational Studies
  • Francisco Lara, Department of Music
  • Robert Laport, Department of Biology
  • Michael LaRosa, Department of History
  • Jeanne Lopiparo, Department of Anthropology and Sociology
  • Jaqueline Oliveira, Department of Economics
  • Amy Risley, Department of International Studies

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Requirements for a Major in Latin American/Latinx Studies

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A total of forty-two to forty-four (42-44) credits as follows:

  1. Latin American and Latinx Studies 200: Introduction to Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  2. Latin American and Latinx Studies 485: Senior Seminar.
  3. Nine of the following courses from at least four different departments, and at least 1 course at the 300-level or above. No more than three courses in any one department may count toward the major:

Category A (at least 30 credits)

  • Anthropology/Sociology 265: Topics in Anthropology and Sociology (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Anthropology/Sociology 325: The Maya and Their World.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 327: Gender and Power in Latin America.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 365: Cultural Motifs (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Anthropology/Sociology 379: Anthropology of Social Change (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Education 265: Topics in Education (LA/Latinx topics).
  • History 105: Special Topics (LA/Latinx topics).
  • History 205: Special Topics (LA/Latinx topics).
  • History 261: Colonial Latin America.
  • History 262: Modern Latin America.
  • History 267: Modern Mexico.
  • History 363: History of US-Latin American Relations.
  • History 364: History of Religion in Latin America.
  • History 365: Infinite Border: The United States and Mexico in Historic Perspective.
  • History 405: Advances Seminars (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Humanities 201: Search in Latin America.
  • International Studies 265: Topics in International Studies (LA/Latinx topics).
  • International Studies 266: Topics in International Studies (LA/ (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • International Studies 273: Government and Politics of Latin America.
  • International Studies 274: Issues in US-Latin American Relations.
  • International Studies 332 (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 099: Special Topics in Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 205: Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 210: Latinx Studies and Praxis.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 265: Special Topics in Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 365: Advanced Special Topics in Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 460: Internship.
  • Music 105: Blackness and the Afro-Latinx Experience.
  • Music 119: Music of Latin America.
  • Political Studies 207: Race and Ethnic Politics.
  • Spanish 302: Culture and Composition (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • Spanish 306: Introduction to Latin American Cultures and Literatures.
  • Spanish 309: Spanish in Latin America.
  • Spanish 310: US-Latino Literatures and Cultures.
  • Spanish 315: Theory and Latin American Literature.
  • Spanish 320: Spanish American Drama.
  • Spanish 323: Space and Place.
  • Spanish 325: Community Publishing/Cartoneras in LA and Memphis.
  • Spanish 330: Spanish American Poetry.
  • Spanish 340: Colonial and Global Visions in Spanish American Literatures.
  • Spanish 360: Gender in Spanish American Literature.
  • Spanish 365: Special Topics in Spanish (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • Spanish 370: Contemporary Southern Cone Literature.
  • Spanish 375: Contemporary Central American Literature.
  • Spanish 405: Literature of Mexico after 1911.
  • Spanish 406: Contemporary Novel of Spanish America.
  • Spanish 408: Spanish American Short Story.
  • Spanish 426: Imperial Discourses of the Hispanic World.

 

Category B

  • Business 481: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Economics 100: Introduction to Economics.
  • Economics 265: Economics of Education.
  • Economics 310: International Trade and Policy.
  • Economics 311: International Financial Economics.
  • Economics 312: Economic Development.
  • Education 160: Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
  • Education 201: Foundations of Education.
  • Education 220: Urban Education.
  • International Studies 120: Introduction to Comparative Politics.
  • International Studies 310: Comparative Political Economy.
  • International Studies 311: International Political Economy.
  • Urban Studies 201: Introduction to Urban Studies.

And other courses by approval of the Chair of the LALS Program

       Questions: Contact Prof. Elizabeth Pettinaroli@pettinarolie@rhodes.edu

 

 

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Requirements for a Minor in Latin American Studies

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A total of twenty-two to twenty-four (22-24) credits as follows:

  1. Latin American and Latinx Studies 200.
  2. Five of the following courses from at least three different departments:
     

Category A (at least 12 credits)

  • Anthropology/Sociology 265: Topics in Anthropology and Sociology (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Anthropology/Sociology 325: The Maya and Their World.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 327: Gender and Power in Latin America.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 365: Cultural Motifs (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Anthropology/Sociology 379: Anthropology of Social Change (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Education 265: Topics in Education (LA/Latinx topics).
  • History 105: Special Topics (LA/Latinx topics).
  • History 205: Special Topics (LA/Latinx topics).
  • History 261: Colonial Latin America.
  • History 262: Modern Latin America.
  • History 267: Modern Mexico.
  • History 363: History of US-Latin American Relations.
  • History 364: History of Religion in Latin America.
  • History 365: Infinite Border: The United States and Mexico in Historic Perspective.
  • History 405: Advances Seminars (LA/Latinx topics).
  • Humanities 201: Search in Latin America.
  • International Studies 265: Topics in International Studies (LA/Latinx topics).
  • International Studies 266: Topics in International Studies (LA/ (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • International Studies 273: Government and Politics of Latin America.
  • International Studies 274: Issues in US-Latin American Relations.
  • International Studies 332 (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 099: Special Topics in Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 205: Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 210: Latinx Studies and Praxis.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 265: Special Topics in Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 306: Practicum.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 365: Advanced Special Topics in Latin American and Latinx Studies.
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies 460: Internship.
  • Music 105: Blackness and the Afro-Latinx Experience.
  • Music 119: Music of Latin America.
  • Political Studies 207: Race and Ethnic Politics.
  • Spanish 302: Culture and Composition (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • Spanish 306: Introduction to Latin American Cultures and Literatures.
  • Spanish 309: Spanish in Latin America.
  • Spanish 310: US-Latino Literatures and Cultures.
  • Spanish 315: Theory and Latin American Literature.
  • Spanish 320: Spanish American Drama.
  • Spanish 323: Space and Place.
  • Spanish 325: Community Publishing/Cartoneras in LA and Memphis.
  • Spanish 330: Spanish American Poetry.
  • Spanish 340: Colonial and Global Visions in Spanish American Literatures.
  • Spanish 360: Gender in Spanish American Literature.
  • Spanish 365: Special Topics in Spanish (LA/Latinx topics.)
  • Spanish 370: Contemporary Southern Cone Literature.
  • Spanish 375: Contemporary Central American Literature.
  • Spanish 405: Literature of Mexico after 1911.
  • Spanish 406: Contemporary Novel of Spanish America.
  • Spanish 408: Spanish American Short Story.
  • Spanish 426: Imperial Discourses of the Hispanic World.

 

Category B

  • Business 481: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Economics 100: Introduction to Economics.
  • Economics 265: Economics of Education.
  • Economics 310: International Trade and Policy.
  • Economics 311: International Financial Economics.
  • Economics 312: Economic Development.
  • Education 160: Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
  • Education 201: Foundations of Education.
  • Education 220: Urban Education.
  • International Studies 120: Introduction to Comparative Politics.
  • International Studies 310: Comparative Political Economy.
  • International Studies 311: International Political Economy.
  • Urban Studies 201: Introduction to Urban Studies.

And other courses by approval of the Chair of the LALS Program

       Questions: Contact Prof. Elizabeth Pettinaroli@pettinarolie@rhodes.edu

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