Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

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.

Fall 2015 Latin American, Caribbean and Latin@ Studies Courses

Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
POSC 486 01 US-Latin Am Relations Javier Corrales TTH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
LATST 250YE 01 Undocumented Latina/o Youth To Be Announced;Dorothy Knight-Mosby MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke 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
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
SOC 314 01 SEMINAR IN LATINA/O IDENTITY Ginetta Candelario W 07:00-09:30 Smith College
GOV 307 01 SEMINAR IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT Velma Garcia T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
LAS 301 01 SEM:TOPICS LATIN AMER STUDIES Ginetta Candelario W 07:00-09:30 Smith College
ARH 352 01 SEM:STUDIES IN ART HISTORY T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
DAN 149 01 SALSA DANCE I Lester Tome W 07:00-10:00 Smith College
LATST 250RP 01 Race, Racism, and Power To Be Announced;Dorothy Knight-Mosby TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
AMST 317 01 Puerto Rican Migration Solsiree Del Moral W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
HISTORY 121 01 Modern Latin America Joel Wolfe M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 121 01AA Modern Latin America F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 121 01AB Modern Latin America F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst


Additional Fall 2015 Latin American, Caribbean & Latin@ Studies Courses:

Smith College:

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

Course Description:

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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