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Winter Academic Term 2003 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Latin American and Caribbean Studies


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Winter Academic Term, 2003 (January 6 - April 25)


LACS 472. Elementary Quechua, II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Margarita Huayhua

Prerequisites: Quechua 471. Permission of instructor required. (4). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Introduces 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; introduces basic structures of Quechua while focusing on the development of speaking and reading skills; emphasis is on developing conversational ability. Those who successfully finish this course will gain sustained control of basic conversation. Evaluations based on homework, weekly quizzes, reading aloud, interviews.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

LACS 474. Intermediate Quechua, II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Margarita Huayhua

Prerequisites: Quechua 473. Permission of instructor required. (4). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Emphasis is on conversational skills and grammatical structure. Students learn complex structural patterns, build up vocabulary, get acquainted with Andean culture and society, and develop conversation skills. Evaluation based on homework, quizzes, readings, and interviews.

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LACS 476. Advanced Quechua, II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Margarita Huayhua

Prerequisites: Quechua 475. Permission of instructor required. (4). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Improves conversation skills, builds up vocabulary, and heightens reading ability in Quechua. Strengthened aural/oral training is given. Students work with original, unedited texts as well as with edited, re-transcribed materials in Quechua literature. 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. Evaluation based on attendance, homework, exams, class activities.

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LACS 590. Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Section 001 Slavery, Miscegenation, and the Constitutional Rights of Descendents of Maroons in Brazil. Meets on 2/3, 2/5, 2/10, 2/12, 2/17, and 2/19 with one additional 2-hour session to be arranged. [Credits?] Meets with LACS 490.001. (Drop/Add deadline=February 7).

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (1-2). May be elected up to three times for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1-2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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LACS 590. Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Section 002 Underdevelopment in Latin America. Meets 3/5-4/16. [Credits?] Meets with NRE 639.075. (Drop/Add deadline=February 7).

Instructor(s): Ivette Perfecto (perfecto@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (1-2). May be elected up to three times for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1-2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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LACS 601 / STDABRD 601. Supervised Graduate Study in Latin America.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. (3). (INDEPENDENT). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Independent study abroad, by arrangement with instructor and with LACS.

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