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A schedule of graduate and undergraduate Latin American and Caribbean Studies approved classes for the current semester is available below. Courselists for the fall and spring semesters since the 2000/2001 school year are archived and links are available at the bottom of the page. All schedules are in PDF format. The KU Office of the Registrar maintains an online, searchable schedule of classes. Please note that courses listed in the PDFs are subject to change. Check the registrar's online listings for the latest information.

Spring 2019 (PDF)

LAA Undergraduate Courses

 LAA 310 Topics in LAA - Anthropology: _____ (3)  W  

 LAA 311 Topics in LAA - History: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 312 Topics in LAA - Spanish American Literature and Culture: _____ (3)    

 LAA 313 Topics in LAA - Brazilian Literature and Culture : _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 314 Topics in LAA - Latino and Caribbean Literature: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 315 Topics in LAA - Film Music Arts: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 316 Topics in LAA - Geography and Environment: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 317 Topics in LAA - Politics, Society, Business and Economy: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 318 Topics in LAA - Transatlantic and Transnational: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 319 Topics in LAA - Methodology and Theory: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 510 Topics in LAA - Anthropology: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 511 Topics in LAA - History: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 512 Topics in LAA - Spanish American Literature and Culture: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 513 Topics in LAA - Brazilian Literature: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 514 Topics in LAA - Latino and Caribbean Literature: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 515 Topics in LAA - Film Music Arts: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 516 Topics in LAA - Geography and Environment: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 517 Topics in LAA - Politics, Society, Business and Economy: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 518 Topics in LAA - Transatlantic and Transnational: _____ (3)  U  

 LAA 519 Topics in LAA - Methodology and Theory: _____ (3)  U 

LAA Graduate Courses

These courses have 50 to 100 percent Latin American or Caribbean content:

AAAS/HIST 574 Slavery in the New World 3

ANTH 500 Topics in Archaeology: _____ (taught by Hoopes) 3

ANTH 501 Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology: _____ (taught by Metz) 3

ANTH 506 Ancient American Civilizations: Mesoamerica 3

ANTH 507 The Ancient Maya 3

ANTH 508 Ancient American Civilizations: The Central Andes 3

ANTH 718 Seminar in Latin American Archaeology:_____ 3

ANTH 775 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology: _____ (taught by Dean, Gibson, Metz) 3-9

ANTH 785 Topics in Ethnology: _____ (taught by Dean or Metz) 3

ECON 584 Economic Development of Latin America 3

ENGL 790 Studies in: _____ 3

FMS 702 Graduate Seminar in: _____ 1-3

GEOG 571 Topics in Cultural Geography: _____ (taught by Brown or Herlihy) 1-3

GEOG 591 Geography of Latin America 3

GEOG 592 Middle American Geography 3

GEOG 597 Geography of Brazil 3

GEOG 771 Topics in Cultural Geography: _____ (taught by Brown or Herlihy) 1-3

GEOG 791 Latin American Regions: _____ 3

GEOG 980 Seminar in Geography: _____ (taught by Herlihy) 1-3

GEOG 990 Seminar in Regional Geography: _____ (taught by Herlihy) 1-3

HA 505 Special Study: _____ 1-6

HAIT 501 Directed Studies in Haitian Culture 1-15

HAIT 700 Investigation and Conference 1-6

HIST 510 Topics in Non-Western History: _____ (taught by Schwaller, Cushman, Rosenthal, Kuznesof) 3

HIST 573 Latin America in the 19th Century 3

HIST/AAAS 574 Slavery in the New World 3

HIST 575 The Many Faces of Mexico 3

HIST 576 History of the Caribbean and Central America 3

HIST 579 The History of Brazil 3

HIST 580 Economic History of Latin America 3

HIST 696 Seminar in: _____ (taught by Schwaller, Cushman, Rosenthal, Kuznesof) 3

HIST 801 Colloquium in: _____ (taught by Schwaller, Rosenthal, Kuznesof) 1-6

HIST 808 Colloquium in Comparative History: _____ (taught by Schwaller, Cushman, Rosenthal, Kuznesof) 3

HIST 820 Colloquium on Popular Culture in Latin America 3

HIST 822 Colloquium in the Urban History of Latin America 3

HIST 823 Colloquium on Colonial Latin America 3

HIST 824 Seminar on Labor in Latin America 3

HIST 825 Seminar in Latin American Foreign Relations 3

HIST 826 Seminar in Twentieth Century South America 3

HIST 827 Colloquium in the Social History of Latin America 3

HIST 853 Research Seminar: The Atlantic World in the Early Modern Period (taught by Schwaller, Kuznesof) 3

HIST 950 Seminar in Latin American History 3

HIST 951 Seminar in Latin American Revolutions 3

HIST 952 Seminar in Ideology, Violence and Social Change in Latin America 3

POLS 658 Theories of Politics in Latin America 3

POLS 659 Political Dynamics of Latin America 3

POLS 758 Revolutionary Politics of Latin America 3

PORT 740 Survey of Brazilian Literature 3

PORT 742 The Brazilian Novel 3

PORT 746 The Brazilian Short Story 3

PORT 750 Brazilian Poetry 3

PORT 760 Contemporary Brazilian Literature 3

PORT 780 Special Readings in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature 1-3

PORT 970 Seminar in Brazilian Literature: _____ 3

SOC 531 Global Social Change 3

SOC 780 Advanced Topics in Sociology: _____ 3

SPAN 520 Structure of Spanish 3

SPAN 522 Advanced Studies in Spanish Language: _____ 3

SPAN 540 Colloquium on Hispanic Studies: _____ (Taught with Latin American focus) 3

SPAN 560 Colloquium on Latin American Film 3

SPAN 570 Studies in Hispanic Linguistics: _____ 3

SPAN 717 History of the Spanish Language 3

SPAN 720 Syntax and Composition 3

SPAN 770 Spanish-American Drama 3

SPAN 771 Spanish-American Literature: _____ 3

SPAN 772 The Modern Spanish-American Novel, 1900-1950 3

SPAN 773 The Modern Spanish-American Novel Since 1950 3

SPAN 774 Spanish-American Poetry 3

SPAN 776 Spanish-American Short Story 3

SPAN 781 Colonial Identities 3

SPAN 784 Spanish-American Modernism and Vanguards 3

SPAN 785 Special Topics in Spanish-American Literature: _____ 2-3

SPAN 790 Spanish Linguistics: Theory and Application to Teaching 3

SPAN 795 Literary Theory and Criticism 3

SPAN 817 Spanish Historical Grammar 3

SPAN 970 Seminar: Spanish American Drama: _____ 3

SPAN 972 Seminar: Spanish American Novel: _____ 3

SPAN 974 Seminar: Spanish American Poetry: _____ 3

SPAN 976 Seminar: Spanish American Short Story: _____ 3

SPAN 978 Seminar: Spanish American Essay: _____ 3

These courses have 25 to 50 percent Latin American and Caribbean content:

AAAS 520 African Studies in: _____ 3

AAAS 555 African Film 3

ANTH 501 Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology: _____ 3

ANTH 512 Ethnohistory: _____ 3

ANTH 544 Origins of Native Americans 3

ANTH 563 Cultural Diversity in the United States 3

ANTH 586 Visual Anthropology 3

ANTH 595 The Colonial Experience 3

ANTH 652 Population Dynamics 3

ANTH 674 Political Anthropology 3

ANTH 695 Cultural Ecology (taught by Gibson or Herlihy) 3

ANTH 754 Biological Bases of Human Behavior (taught by Crawford) 3

ANTH 770 Research Methods in Physical Anthropology 3

ANTH 794 Material Culture 3

ARCH 800 Special Topics in Architecture: _____ (taught by Swann) 1-3

BIOL 607 Field and Laboratory Exercises in Plant Ecology 2

C&T 807 Multicultural Education 3

C&T 864 International Issues in the K-12 Classroom 3

ECON 582 Economic Development 3

ECON 604 International Trade 3

ECON 605 International Finance 3

ECON 715 Elementary Econometrics 3

ECON 740 Theory of Economic Growth and Development 3

ELPS 773 School and Society in Comparative Education 3

ELPS 772 Philosophical Problems in Comparative Education 3

ENGL 570 Topics in American Literature: _____ (If taught by Giselle Anatol or Marta Caminero-Santangelo) 3

FMS 902 Film Seminar in: _____ (taught by Falicov) 3

GEOG 570 Geography of American Indians (taught by Herlihy) 3

GEOG 670 Cultural Ecology 3

HA 706 Seminar: _____ (taught by Eldredge) 3

HAIT 500 Directed Studies in Haitian Language and Literature 1-15

HIST 551 Spain and its Empire, 1450-1700 3

HIST 696 Seminar in: _____ 3

HIST 806 Studies in: _____ 3

HIST 853 Research Seminar: The Atlantic World in the Early Modern Period 3

IBUS 701 International Business (taught by Kleinberg) 3

IBUS 895 Graduate Seminar in International Business: _____ (taught by Birch) 0.5-5

LING 575 The Structure of: _____ 3

LING 700 Introduction to Linguistic Science 3

LING 791 Topics in Linguistics: _____ 1-3

MUSC 560 Music in World Cultures (taught by Wong) 3

MUSC 754 Music of the Baroque Era 3

MUSC 940 Seminar on Selected Topics in Musicology: _____ (taught by Schwartz-Kates) 3

POLS 600 Contemporary Feminist Political Theory 3

POLS 660 The Politics and Problems of Developing Countries 3

POLS 672 International Political Economy 3

POLS 726 Public Policy in Comparative Perspective 3

POLS 774 International Law 3

POLS 850 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3

POLS 870 International Relations 3

POLS 960 Politics of Developing Countries 2-3

POLS 973 International Political Economy 3

POLS 974 International Mediation and Conflict Resolution 3

POLS 978 Advanced Topics in International Relations Theory 3

SOC 533 Industrialization in Developing Nations 3

SOC 619 Political Sociology 3

SOC 873 International Political Economy 3

SOC 892 Teaching Seminar 1-3

SOC 970 Seminar on Special Topics in Social Conflict and Change: _____ 1-4

SPAN 801 Teaching Spanish in Institutions of Higher Learning 3

UBPL 565 Introduction to Sustainable Land Use Planning 3

WGSS 560 Race, Gender, and Post-Colonial Discourses (taught by Ajayi-Soyinka) 3

WGSS 600 Contemporary Feminist Political Theory 3

 

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