Latino and Latin American Studies (LLAS)

5000. Seminar in Latin American Studies

Three credits.

Interdisciplinary introduction to graduate level study of Latin America.

5100. Comparative Transnational Latin(o) American History

(Also offered as HIST 5610.) Three credits. Prerequisite: instructor consent.

Critical issues in diverse U.S. Latina/o histories and forces that contributed to the arrival of people of Latin American and Caribbean heritage to the United States. Topics include the epistemological origins and historiographical traditions of the field; U.S. empire; labor, migration, and diaspora; border formations; constructions of gender and sexuality; and comparative racialization.

5105. Special Topics

Three credits. Prerequisite: instructor consent. May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

5110. Independent Study

Variable (1-6) credits. Prerequisite: instructor consent. May be repeated for credit with change in content.

5300. Special Topics in Puerto Rican and Latin American Studies

Three credits. May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Intensive study of specialized topics not ordinarily covered in the graduate curriculum, taught by visiting scholars or joint appointment faculty.

5360. Latinos and U.S. Education

Three credits.

Latinos and U.S. education.

5390. Independent Study

Variable (1-6) credits. Prerequisite: instructor consent.

Independent study.

5890. Latin American Studies Project

Three credits. Prerequisite: instructor consent.

Independent, interdisciplinary research project culminating in a written paper, developed by the student under the supervision of a committee consisting of a first and second reader. The first reader will be the major advisor on the project. Capstone course for the master’s degree, to be taken after all other course requirements are completed.