Fall '99 Course Guide

Courses in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (Division 415)

Fall Term, 1999 (September 8 December 22, 1999)

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LACS 399. Thesis-Writers' Seminar.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

All students concentrating in Latin American and Caribbean Studies will enroll in this course for the term in which they will complete their senior thesis. Each student will work directly with a thesis adviser, and will be graded by that adviser. The seminar will meet only occasionally as a group; its main function is to provide a mechanism for consultation and support among thesis-writers and the concentration adviser. Permission of the instructor is required for enrollment.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

LACS 455. Topics in Latin American Studies.

Section 001 Epidemics and Social History. Meets with History 478.002

Instructor(s): Sidney Chalhoub

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See History 478.002.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

LACS 455. Topics in Latin American Studies.

Section 002 Literature and Social History (Brazil, 1850-1920). Meets with Portuguese 474.001 and History 478.001

Instructor(s): Sidney Chalhoub

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See History 478.001.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

LACS 471. Elementary Quechua, I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Course designed to introduce students with little or no Quechua proficiency to conversational and cultural skills needed to use the language in real life situations. Covers both written and spoken Quechua; emphasis is on developing conversational ability.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 3: permission of instructor

LACS 473. Intermediate Quechua, I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 472. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Emphasis is on conversation, but attention is also given to grammatical structure. Students learn complex structural patterns, build up vocabulary, get acquainted with Andean culture and society, and develop conversation skills.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 3: permission of instructor

LACS 475. Advanced Quechua, I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 474. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Continuation of advanced Quechua. Course is designed to improve conversation skills, build up vocabulary, and heighten reading ability. Reading materials inform students of Andean culture, history, and literature. Students learn more accurate syntax, pragmatic ways of expression, and ways of thinking in Quechua.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 3: permission of instructor

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