Courses

These are the undergraduate courses normally offered at UBC that may have content suitable for the Latin American Studies major or minor. Not all courses are offered every year, and not all courses with Latin American content offered at UBC are listed here under permanent courses. 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 (when taught with Latin America content)
SPAN 222 Introduction to Hispanic Culture (when taught with Latin America content)
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 2022-23 Courses with Latin America Content

(this list is not exhaustive, other courses may be approved by program advisor)

 

ANTH 205: The Anthropology of Insurrections and Revolution

ARTH 371: Arts of the Aztec period in Mexico

FIST 332A: Studies in Genre or Period

GEOG 395: Culture, Nature, and Coloniality in Latin America

GEOG 495: Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas

GRSJ 306: Globalization and Social Justice: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in International Politics

GRSJ 311: African/Black Women in the Americas

GRSJ 315: Critical Racial Theories

GRSJ 316: Queer and Trans of Colour Theorizing

GRSJ 320: Feminist Anti-Racist Pedagogies

GRSJ 415: Critical Racial and Anti-Colonial Feminist Approaches

HIST 250A: Latin American History

HIST 357: History of Mexico

HIST 453: Class and Culture in Latin America

LAST 100: Introduction to Latin American Studies

LAST 201: Popular Culture in Latin America

LAST 303: Indigenous Peoples of Latin America

POLI 220: Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLI 332: Politics and Government of Latin America

SOCI 301: Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment

SPAN 302: Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN 312C: Hopscotch: Topics in Hispanic Literature (in English)

SPAN 364: Colonial Encounters in Spanish-American Literature and Culture

SPAN 365: Modern Magics: Spanish-American Literature and Culture since the 1820s

SPAN 490E: Peoples and Nations: Topics in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Spanish-American Culture

SPAN 495: Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture