Home curriculum american & modern studies american & modern studies some of us remember a time when the history we learned in school was interesting and exciting. Bridge's contemporary latin american studies program is based in valparaíso, one of south america's most unique and vibrant cities just an hour from the country's capital, santiago, and a 15-minute train trip from the beach resort of viña del mar, valpo is just a stone's throw from some of chile's top destinations, but it's. This module examines a set of contemporary and topical concerns in latin america, drawing on fascinating recent studies of the region viewed through prevailing struggles with capitalism, development and security, the module seeks to assess how concerns over the economy, inequality and violence translate into the lived, everyday experience of citizens, and how, in turn, these are taken up and. A master in hispanic studies gives students an in-depth knowledge of latin america the interdisciplinary approach grants students a broad understanding of the historical, cultural, and political issues. This hass-d/ci course is designed as an introduction to latin american politics and society for undergraduates at mit no background on the region is required overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other hass-d courses.
T lax 476 latin american women writers (5) vlpa examines novels, short stories, poetry, drama, and essays by contemporary latin american women writers includes such themes as dictatorship, political and sexual repression, colonialism, racism, class issues, and the obstacles faced by women writers in a society where they are often considered. Contemporary latin american cultural studies contemporary latin wikipedia, contemporary latin is the form of the latin language used from the end of the 19th century through the present various kinds of. This class studies the concept of border within the connotation assigned by postmodernist critics and in the field of cultural studies it analyzes the contemporary latin american cultural production and its manifestation in the study of borders. Finally that contemporary latin american cultural studies is a comprehensive introduction to the study of culture in latin america that not only offers detailed analyses of specific cultural phenomena but also highlights issues of contemporary concern and the methods by which they are studied to students and other specialists on latin america.
Information about course offerings for the current academic year can be found on the latin american studies section of the stanford bulletin explore degrees websitemore detailed course descriptions including the times and locations can be found by searching on explore courses. Stockholm review of latin american studies 3 issue no 9, december 2013 contemporary struggles in latin america introduction the 9th issue of the stockholm review of latin american studies. Latin american studies has come a long way from its foundations more than fifty years ago to forge new and critical questions about latin american and hemispheric identity, diversity, borders, sustainability and social justice. Journal of latin american studies presents recent research in the field of latin american studies in development studies, economics, geography, history, politics and international relations, public policy, sociology and social anthropology regular features include articles on contemporary themes, short thematic commentaries on key issues, and.
The center for latin american and caribbean studies (clacs) at uiuc was established in 1963 our goal is to promote research and teaching about latin america, and foter spaces of academic and cultural exchange between scholars, students, and instructors. American countries and to address key issues faced by latin american women today you will accomplish these goals by reading and discussing poems, excerpts of important literature, essays, testimonies, interviews, and. Studies in latin american popular culture, an annual interdisciplinary journal, publishes articles, review essays, and interviews on diverse aspects of popular culture in latin america articles are written in english, spanish, or portuguese. The centre of latin american studies at the university of cambridge is deeply saddened to hear of the fire at the museu nacional (the brazilian national museum) in rio de janeiro the museu nacional is a site of global importance, with holdings central to the region's cultural and human history. Concentration undergraduate concentration in latin american and caribbean studies the concentration in latin american and caribbean studies is designed to help students develop an interdisciplinary understanding of culture, history, and contemporary issues in latin america.
Contemporary latin american cultural studies / edition 1 contemporary latin american cultural studies is a collection of new essays by recognised experts from around the world on various aspects of the new discipline of latin american cultural studies. She is currently interested in contemporary latin american literature, colombian and andean literature, the role of non-state actor violence in literature, us/latino literature, and the bildungsroman genre. Master of arts in latin american studies the master of arts in latin american studies is an interdisciplinary program the curriculum consists of a core set of courses surveying the history, politics, society, ecology, and culture of the latin american region advanced language training and in-depth course work.
Read contemporary latin american cultural studies by with rakuten kobo contemporary latin american cultural studies is a collection of new essays by recognised experts from around the world o. Wednesday 2 may 2018 - presentations by dr ignacio aguiló, lecturer in latin american cultural studies, university of manchester, and dr clara garavelli, lecturer in spanish and latin american studies, university of leicester. Latin american studies is an interdisciplinary field in which students design programs that reflect their particular interests ul lafayette offers a minor in latin american studies in the college of liberal arts and an ma in history with a latin american and caribbean concentration. Centre for contemporary latin american studies centre for contemporary latin american studies menu centre for contemporary latin american studies home events.
In their introduction to this collection, hart and young start by questioning the general term cultural studies and how it specifically applies to latin america, [end page 466] since the field originated in the english-speaking world. Bachelor of arts in contemporary latino and latin american studies mission: as the hispanic population of california approaches fifty percent, an understanding of the cultural heritage and contemporary perspective of latinos and latinas in the united states and in the countries south of the border becomes essential for anyone engaged in. Introduction at first glance, contemporary brazilian cinema seems to be the byproduct of a mid-1990s renaissance in national film production accordingly, to better understand contemporary brazilian cinema, it is advisable to recall the brazilian film industry's situation in the 1980s. The major in latin american studies is designed to further understanding of the societies and cultures of latin america as viewed from regional and global perspectives the latin american studies major builds on a foundation of language and literature, history, history of art, theater studies, humanities, and the social sciences its faculty is.