Courses

These are the undergraduate courses offered at UBC that may have content suitable for the Latin American Studies major or minor. Not all courses are offered every year. Some courses may or may not have Latin American content, depending on the year and the instructor.

LOWER LEVEL

Permanent

ARCL 232 Ancient Latin America
ARTH 261 Pre-Hispanic Arts of Central and South America
HIST 250 Latin American History
HIST 252 Modern Caribbean History

LAST 201 Popular Culture in Latin America
LAST 205 Issues of Development in Modern Latin America
SPAN 221 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
SPAN 222 Introduction to Hispanic Culture
SPAN 280 Revolution! (In English)

 

UPPER LEVEL

Permanent

SPAN 495 Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture
SPAN 312 Hopscotch: Topics in Hispanic Literature (in English)

SPAN 322 Dependency and Revolution in Latin American History and Culture (in English)
SPAN 365 Modern Magics: Spanish-American Literature and Culture since the 1820’s
LAST 303 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
PORT 392 Studies in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature (in English)
PORT 405 Studies in Portuguese and Brazilian Culture (in English)
ARTH 320 Entangled Worlds: Spain and Colonial Latin America (1500-1700)
GEOG 495 Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas
GEOG 395 Culture, Nature, and Coloniality in Latin America
HIST 357 History of Mexico
HIST 455 Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
POLI 332 Politics and Government of Latin America

 

UBC 2020W Courses with Latin America Content

(this list is not exhaustive, the advisor may approve courses not listed):

ANTH 203 Anthropology of Drugs
ANTH 332 Oral Tradition
GEOG 121 Geography, Environment and Globalization
GEOG 352 Urbanization in the Global South
GRSJ 311 African/Black Women in the Americas
GRSJ 315 Critical Racial Theories
HIST 104D Topics in World History – GLOBAL MIGRATION
HIST 250A Latin American History
HIST 357 History of Mexico
HIST 358 State and Society in 20th century Cuba
HIST 391 Human Rights in World History
HIST 450A Soccer in Latin American History
HIST 460 Revolution and Resistance in the Third World
LAST 100 Introduction to Latin American Studies
LAST 201 Popular Culture in Latin America
LAST 303 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
SOCI 301 Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
SPAN 221 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
SPAN 222 Introduction to Hispanic Culture
SPAN 280 Revolution! (in English)
SPAN 312B Latin American Literature and the Environment (in English)
SPAN 364 Colonial Encounters in Spanish-American Literature and Culture
SPAN 365 Spanish-American Literature and Culture since the 1820s                                                                                                                                       SPAN 470A Topics in Spanish-American Colonial and 19th Century Culture
SPAN 490C Topics in 20th and 21st Century Culture: Hispanic Caribbean                                                                                                                                     SPAN 495 Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture
PORT 405 Amazonia (in English)