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 2021W Courses with Latin America Content

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

ANTH 203: Anthropology of Drugs

ANTH 205: The Anthropology of Insurrections and Revolution

ANTH 332: Oral Tradition

ARTH 320: Entangled Worlds: Spain and Colonial Latin America (1500-1700)

ARTH 342: Latin American Art: Modern and Contemporary

ENGL 374: Decolonial Literature: Borders, Violence and Decoloniality

GEOG 352: Urbanization in the Global South

GRSJ 311: African/Black Women in the Americas

GRSJ 315: Critical Racial Theories

GRSJ 316: Queer and Trans of Colour Theorizing

HIST 250A: Latin American History

HIST 357: History of Mexico

HIST 358: State and Society in 20th century Cuba

LAST 100: Introduction to Latin American Studies

LAST 201: Popular Culture in Latin America

PORT 392: Introduction to Brazilian Literature (in English)

PORT 405: Amazonia (in English

RMST 202: Introduction to Literatures and Cultures of the Romance World II: Modern to Post-Modern (in English)

SPAN 222: Introduction to Hispanic Culture

SPAN 280: Revolution! (in English)

SPAN 312A: 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 404B: From World to Screen: Topics in Hispanic Cinema

SPAN 409: From Text to Stage: Topics in Hispanic Theatre

SPAN 470B: Imperial Eyes and Foundational Fictions: Topics in Spanish-American Colonial and Nineteenth-Century Culture

SPAN 495: Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture