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Check the Smith College Course Catalog for current offerings, times and locations.

Approved Courses for Fall 2013: Fall 2013 List of LALS Approved Courses

Approved Courses

Anthropology
ANT 234 Culture, Power and Politics
ANT 237 Native South Americans
ANT 269 Indigenous Cultures and the State of Mesoamerica
Art
ARH 204 Art and Architecture of Ancient Americas
ARH 352 Studies in Art History: Colonization and its Material Legacies
   
Dance  
DAN 377 Comparative Studies in Latin American Dance
   
Economics
ECO 211 Economic Development
ECO 213 The World Food System
First-Year Seminars
FYS 159 What's in a Recipe?
Government
GOV 220 Introduction to Comparative Politics
GOV 226 Latin American Political Systems
GOV 237 Politics of the U.S./Mexico Border
GOV 307 Seminar in American Government: Latinos and Politics in the United States
GOV 322 Seminar in Comparative Government: Mexican Politics from 1910-Present
History
HST 260 Colonial Latin America, 1492–1825
HST 261 National Latin America, 1821 to the Present
HST 263 Continuity and Change in Spanish America and Brazil. Topic for Spring 2012: Latin America and the United States
HST 263 Continuity and Change in Spanish America and Brazil. Topic for Spring 2012: Latin America and the United States
HST 361 Problems in the History of Spanish America and Brazil. Topic for Fall 2011: Public Health, Race and Nation in Latin America, 1850–Present
Presidential Seminars
PRS 317 Fearing Haiti: Radical Revolution, Repression and Representation of the Black Republic
   

Sociology

 
SOC 213 Race and National Identity in the United States
SOC 214 Sociology of Hispanic Caribbean Communities in the United States.
SOC 314 Seminar in Latina/o Identity: Latina/o Racial Identities in the United States.
Spanish & Portuguese
POR 220 Topics in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature and Culture. Topic for Fall 2011: Brazilian Poetry and Performance Art
POR 221 Topics in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature and Culture. Topic for Spring 2012: The Brazilian Body: Representing Women in Brazil's Literature and Culture
POR 280 Latin American Voices in Translation: Literature from the Margins of Modernity
POR 290 Questions of Travel: Narratives of Journeys and Migrations
POR 380 Advanced Literary Studies. Topic for Spring 2012: Translating Poetry
SPN 230 Topics in Latin American and Peninsular Literature. Topic for Fall 2011: A Transatlantic Search for Identity
SPN 230 Topics in Latin American and Peninsular Literature. Topic for Fall 2011: Female Visions of Mexico
SPN 230 Topics in Latin American and Peninsular Literature. Topic for Spring 2012: Central American Poetry of War and Peace
SPN 240 From Page to Stage. Topic for Spring 2012: Argentina 2000-2011/Searching from the Stage
SPN 245 Topics in Latin American and Peninsular Studies. Topic for Spring 2011: Latin American Film Today: Global Visions, Local Expressions
SPN 246 Topics in Latin American Literature. Topic for Fall 2010: Enchanted Isle: Race and Ethnicity in Puerto Rican Culture
SPN 246 Topics in Latin American Literature. Topic for Fall 2011: Reinterpeting Magical Realism in Literature and Film
SPN 246 Topics in Latin American Literature. Topic for Spring 2012: Life Stories by Latin American Jewish Writers
SPN 246 Topics in Latin American Literature. Topic for Spring 2012: Zapatismo Now: Cultural Resistance on the "Other" Border
SPN 260 Survey of Latin American Literature I
SPN 261 Survey of Latin American Literature II
SPN 370 Literary Genres in Latin America. Topic for Fall 2011: Violence and Ethics in Latin American Narratives
SPN 372 Topics in Latin American and Iberian Studies. Topic for Fall 2011: Stages of Conflict: Performing Memory and Change in Spain and Latin America
SPN 372 Topics in Latin American and Iberian Studies. Topic for Spring 2012: Women, Environmental Justice and Social Action
SPN 380 Seminar: Advanced Literary Studies. Topic for Spring 2012: Translating Poetry