RLSP 200
Latin-American Civilizations Spring 2010
Division I
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An introduction to the multiple elements constituting Latin-American culture. Class assignments include readings from selected Latin-American essayists and screenings of classic films. Particular focus on the conflict between local and foreign cultural traditions. Areas to be considered: Spanish Catholicism, the influence of European liberalism and U.S. expansion, the Indian and African contribution, and the cultural impact of social revolution in Mexico and Cuba. Conducted in Spanish.
The Class: Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 3351
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: two essays on assigned topics, one oral presentation, active discussion of the ideas and the facts presented in class, a midterm, and a final
Prerequisites: Spanish 105 or permission of instructor
Unit Notes: formerly RLSP 112
Distributions: Division I
Attributes: INST Latin American Studies Electives
LATS Countries of Origin + Transnationalism Elect

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