* SPA 360 / AAS 361 / AMS 375 / LAO 360 (EM) No Audit
Urban Diversity and Segregation in the Americas
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
C. Nightingale, Segregation:A Global History of Divided Cities (sels.)
José Martí, "Our America"
Octavio Paz, "Mexico and the United States"
G. Freyre, New World in the Tropics (sels.)
James Baldwin, No Name in the Street (sels.)
Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, "Latino Landscapes"
This interdisciplinary and comparative course will include readings from various fields, as well as films and music. Readings from sources in Spanish and Portuguese will be available both in English translation and in the original. Texts will be available on blackboard. A mid-term project 20%), an oral presentation, and one final research project will be required. Students are expected to contribute to an online discussion board.
Paper in lieu of Final - 35%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Enrollment is by application only. The seminar seeks to engage students with a variety of backgrounds and viewpoints. Those interested in applying should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The class will be conducted entirely in English. If a student is pursuing a Portuguese or Spanish certificate, however, written work is to be completed in the target language. For LAO credit, students must write a paper related to Latino Studies, or at least comparative between the U.S. and Latin America. The course will include a field trip (details TBD).
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