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 151 Modern Latin American History
HIST 250 Latin American History
HIST 252 Modern Caribbean History
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

HIST 151 Modern Latin American History
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 2019W Courses with Latin America Content

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

ENGL 377 World Literature and Social Movements
GEOG 495 Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas
GRSJ 311 African/Black Women in the Americas
HIST 250A Major Issues in Latin American History
HIST 391 Human Rights in World History
HIST 357 History of Mexico
HIST 403C Seminar in International Relations: Global History of Cocaine
HIST 456 Race in the Americas
LAST 100 Introduction to Latin American Studies
LAST 201 Popular Culture in Latin America
LAST 303 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
POLI 332 Politics and Government of Latin America
PORT 392 Culture of Resistance in Brazilian Literature (in English)
PORT 405 Amazonia (in English)
SPAN 312B Hopscotch: Topics in Hispanic Literature (in English)
SPAN 322 Dependency and Revolution in Latin American History and Culture
SPAN 364 Colonial Encounters in Spanish-American Literature and Culture
SPAN 365 Modern Magics: Spanish-American Literature and Culture since the 1820s
SPAN 406 Breaking the Mold: Gender Representation(s) in Hispanic Literature and Culture
SPAN 470A Literature and Human Rights in Latin America
SPAN 490C Assassination, Disappearance, Impunity: Latin American Detective Fiction and the Nation State
SPAN 495 Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture: The Andean Novel