INTLSTD 385 - International and/or Comparative Topics in the Social Sciences
Fall 2022, Section 012 - Latin America: Colonial Period
Instruction Mode: Section 012 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
INTLSTD 101.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This is an introductory course about the early period of Latin American and Caribbean history, an extraordinary breadth of time, space, and subjects which relate deeply to the world in which we live. We begin by exploring both Amerindian civilizations on the eve of European arrival in the Americas, as well as key developments in the Iberian Peninsula and in western Africa. Our attention to "the before" of our principal focus also underscores that there was nothing natural or inevitable about what followed, nothing set in stone.

Beyond the point of European arrivals and invasions, we juxtapose Spanish and Portuguese dreams and designs of domination, and the shock of violence and devastation with acts of resistance, strategic adaptation to institutional structures, and the remarkable transformations that bring to fruition new societies, symbols, and cultural forms. Unintended consequences and re-inventions of various kinds in Latin America become our special emphases. We close with consideration of late colonial reforms and discontent that eerily prefigure our own day.

For more information about how this course may count toward the Spanish major or minor requirements, students should visit the Romance Languages and Literature website.

Course Requirements:

A series of short papers; take home assignments; preparations for and participation in lecture and discussion sections

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates at all stages

Class Format:

Lecture/Discussion

Schedule

INTLSTD 385 - International and/or Comparative Topics in the Social Sciences
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
34473
Closed
0
 
1
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
34474
Closed
0
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
34476
Closed
0
 
1
Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
34477
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0
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (LEC)
 In Person
37297
Open
28
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
012 (LEC)
 In Person
27036
Open
17
 
4
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
27037
Closed
0
 
3
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
27038
Closed
0
 
1
Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
015 (DIS)
 In Person
27039
Open
9
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Section 015: Spanish Section. Registration for one additional University Course (UC 390) credit available after classes begin.

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