Many courses in addition to those listed below may be eligible for fulfilling the requirements of the Five College Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies Certificate. Students are encouraged to consult an LACLS Program campus advisor to identify courses that are appropriate for their interests.
|Subj Abbr||Course #||Sect #||Course Title||Instructor(s)||Meeting Times||Institution|
|EDUC||615S||01||W/E:Language & Literacy Policy||Theresa Austin||TU 4:00PM 6:30PM||UMass Amherst|
|POSC||486||01||US-Latin Am Relations||Javier Corrales||TTH 02:30PM-04:30PM||Amherst College|
|REGIONPL||577||01||Urban Policies||Ellen Pader||TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM||UMass Amherst|
|EDUC||734||01||Undrstndg Rsrch Lang,Lit,Cultr||Theresa Austin||W 4:00PM 6:30PM||UMass Amherst|
|LATST||250YE||01||Undocumented Latina/o Youth||Ana Soltero Lopez||MW 11:00AM-12:15PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|CSI||0172||1||Trajectories of Race in Latin||Roosbelinda Cardenas||02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH||Hampshire College|
|SPN||230||01||TOPICS/LATIN AMER/PENINS LIT||Reyes Lazaro||MWF 10:00-10:50||Smith College|
|SPN||230||02||TOPICS/LATIN AMER/PENINS LIT||Michelle Joffroy||TTh 09:00-10:20||Smith College|
|SPN||245||01||TOPICS LAT AMER & PENINSUL ST||Nancy Sternbach||MWF 11:00-12:10||Smith College|
|SPN||372||01||TOPICS LAT AM & IBERIAN ST||Maria Helena Rueda||TTh 10:30-11:50||Smith College|
|SPN||246||01||TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN LIT||Patricia Gonzalez||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|POR||220||01||TOPIC POR & BRAZIL LIT & CULT||Malcolm McNee||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|HISTORY||355H||01||The Caribbean||Julio Capo||TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM||UMass Amherst|
|DANCE||144||01||Tango||Daniel Trenner||MW 02:40PM-04:00PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|SPN||260||01||SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN LIT I||Michelle Joffroy||TTh 01:00-02:50||Smith College|
|SPANISH||497TC||01||ST-Spanish Trans/CommHlthSrvcs||Luis Marentes||TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM||UMass Amherst|
|ANTHRO||397MG||01||ST-Languages/Mexico&Guatemala||Emiliana Cruz||TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM||UMass Amherst|
|SPANISH||797V||01||ST-Espacio y Alteridad||Margara Russotto||W 4:00PM 6:30PM||UMass Amherst|
|SPANISH||597EC||01||ST-Escritura Creativa||Margara Russotto||TH 4:00PM 6:30PM||UMass Amherst|
|PORTUG||697R||01||ST- Machado de Asis||Daphne Patai||M 1:25PM 4:00PM||UMass Amherst|
Course Title: FYS 159, What's in a Recipe?
Instructor: Nancy Sternbach
Enrollment: Limited to First Year Students
Class Schedule: M W F 9:00 AM-9:50 AM
What stories do recipes tell? What cultural and familial information is embedded in a recipe? Who wrote the recipe? Why? How does it reflect her (or his) life and times? What do we learn about the geography, history and political economy of a location through recipes? Are recipes a way for an underrepresented group to tell its story or to resist assimilation? Does a recipe bolster or undermine national cooking? This seminar looks at recipes and cookbooks from the Spanish-speaking world (in English) and theories of recipes from a variety of different sources. Our reading informs our writing as we try to establish such connections as the politics of the traveling tomato, the overuse of corn and other indigenous crops of the Americas. How to read, write, construct and deconstruct a recipe informs our collective work in this class. Knowledge of Spanish is useful but not required. Enrollment limited to 16 first-year students. (4 Credits)
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