Major Concentration Latin American & Caribbean Studies (36 credits)

Offered by: Inst for the St of Development     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

Required Courses (18 credits)

* Note: Successful completion of intermediate-level Spanish (HISP 220D1/D2 or HISP 219 or equivalent) is a prerequisite for the required courses HISP 243 and HISP 244.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits selected from the Complementary Course List in consultation with the Program Adviser with the following requirements:

1) Courses from at least two disciplines or departments must be included.

2) At least 6 of the 18 credits must be at the 300 level or above.

3) No more than 6 credits in Spanish or Portuguese language (HISP 210D1/D2, HISP 218, HISP 219, HISP 220D1/D2, HISP 222) shall count for the Major concentration.

Complementary Course List

Anthropology

  • ANTH 212 Anthropology of Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Processes of developmental change, as they affect small communities in the Third World and in unindustrialized parts of developed countries. Problems of technological change, political integration, population growth, industrialization, urban growth, social services, infrastructure and economic dependency.

    Terms: Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Graham Fox (Winter) Graham Fox (Summer)

    • Winter

  • ANTH 307 Andean Prehistory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Questions related to social inequality, ritual practice, monumental space, and urban landscapes within the context of the Pre-Columbian Andes and sections on the Inkas, as well as earlier groups, such as the Nazca, Wari, Moche, Tiwanaku, and Chimu.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Prerequisites: ANTH 201 or ANTH 210

    • Restriction: Students must be U2 or U3 standing.

  • ANTH 319 Inka Archaeology and Ethnohistory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : In-depth study of material and symbolic manifestations of power and identity in the Pre-Columbian Inka state, drawing on both archaeological and ethnohistoric sources.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Nicole Couture (Winter)

  • ANTH 326 Anthropology of Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Central themes in the anthropology of Latin America, including colonialism, religiosity, sexuality and gender, indigeneity, social movements, and transnationalism.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Kristin Norget (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: ANTH 202 or 204 or 205 or 206 or 212 or permission of instructor

  • ANTH 422 Contemporary Latin American Culture and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Themes central to the culture and society of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean, including globalization, questions of race and ethnicity, (post)modernity, social movements, constructions of gender and sexuality, and national and diasporic identities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • ANTH 428 Saints and Mediation in Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : This course examines religion in Latin America by means of a focus on the cult of the saints, a phenomenon central to religious, cultural and social life across the continent and key to the endurance of the institutional Catholic Church. Material in the course addresses various interpretive frames (e.g., historical, political economic, psychoanalytic, semiotic) in exploring how worship of the saints has marked Latin American society and culture, shaping sensibilities, sociality, nationalism, race, class, gender, and sexuality. The course also enables a comprehensive examination of Catholicism as both 'lived religion' and as shaped by the institutional Catholic Church.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Kristin Norget (Winter)

Canadian Studies

  • CANS 412 Canada and Americas Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : Canada and the Americas.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: Cans 200 or permission of the Instructor

Economics

  • ECON 313 Economic Development 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Microeconomic theories of economic development and empirical evidence on population, labour, firms, poverty. Inequality and environment.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Matthieu Chemin (Fall) Francesco Amodio (Winter) Eesha Sen Choudhury (Summer)

  • ECON 314 Economic Development 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Macroeconomic development issues, including theories of growth, public finance, debt, currency crises, corruption, structural adjustment, democracy and global economic organization.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Eesha Sen Choudhury (Fall) Franque Grimard (Winter)

English

* when given under a topic related to Latin American & Caribbean Studies

  • ENGL 431 Studies in Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of a period or genre of drama. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • For the most detailed and up-to-date descriptions of course and seminar offerings please see the Department of English website at www.mcgill.ca/english.

    • Fall

Geography

* Note: GEOG 404 may only count toward the requirements for this program when the topic is related to Panama.

  • GEOG 310 Development and Livelihoods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Geographical dimensions of rural/urban livelihoods in the face of socioeconomic and environmental change in developing regions. Emphasis on household natural resource use, survival strategies and vulnerability, decision-making, formal and informal institutions, migration, and development experience in contrasting global environments.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: George Wenzel, Sarah Turner, Yann le Polain de Waroux (Winter)

  • GEOG 404 Environmental Management 2 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Practical application of environmental planning, analysis and management techniques with reference to the needs and problems of developing areas. Special challenges posed by cultural differences and traditional resource systems are discussed. This course involves practical field work in a developing area (Kenya or Panama).

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Thomas C Meredith (Winter)

    • Winter

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: GEOG 302 or permission of instructor

  • GEOG 408 Geography of Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Examines the geographical dimensions of development policy, specifically the relationships between the process of development and human-induced environmental change. Focuses on environmental sustainability, struggles over resource control, population and poverty, and levels of governance (the role of the state, non-governmental organizations, and local communities).

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Jon Unruh (Fall)

  • GEOG 410 Geography of Underdevelopment: Current Problems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An examination of the cultural, political, and economic mechanisms and manifestations of contemporary underdevelopment and the response to it from different regional and national peripheral societies within the dominant world economic system.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Winter

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: GEOG 216 or permission of instructor

  • GEOG 498 Humans in Tropical Environments (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Focus on understanding of inter-relations between humans and neotropical environments represented in Panama. Study of contemporary rural landscapes, their origins, development and change. Impacts of economic growth and inequality, social organization, and politics on natural resource use and environmental degradation. Site visits and field exercises in peasant/colonist, Amerindian, and plantation communities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Winter

    • 6 hours lecture for 4 weeks, 3 hours seminar, 2 hours laboratory, 8 hours conference

    • Restriction: Location in Panama. Student must register for a full semester of studies in Panama

    • Prerequisites: HISP 218, MATH 203 or equivalents

  • GEOG 510 Humid Tropical Environments (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Focus on the environmental and human spatial relationships in tropical rain forest and savanna landscapes. Human adaptation to variations within these landscapes through time and space. Biophysical constraints upon "development" in the modern era.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Oliver T Coomes (Fall)

    • Fall

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: GEOG 203 or equivalent and written permission of the instructor

Hispanic Studies

  • HISP 202 Portuguese Language: Beginners (6 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive first-year course in speaking, reading and writing. Selected readings in Portuguese and Brazilian literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

    • Restriction: beginners only

  • HISP 210D1 Spanish Language: Beginners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive first-level course focusing on all oral and written skills. An introduction to the fundamentals of Spanish grammar and syntax and to Hispanic culture.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Lucia Chamanadjian, Jerikho Ezzekiel Amores, Katherine Bundy, Alejandra Barriales Bouche (Fall)

  • HISP 210D2 Spanish Language: Beginners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : See HISP 210D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Jerikho Ezzekiel Amores, Lucia Chamanadjian, Lidoly Chavez Guerra, Augusto Gutiérrez, Alejandra Barriales Bouche (Winter)

  • HISP 218 Spanish Language Intensive - Elementary (6 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive first-level course focusing upon all oral and written skills. An introduction to the fundamentals of Spanish grammar and syntax and to Hispanic culture.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Maria Teresa Mascaro, Anny Guimont (Fall) Anny Guimont (Winter)

    • Fall or Winter

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 210 or 210D1/D2 or equivalent

  • HISP 219 Spanish Language Intensive - Intermediate (6 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A thorough review of Spanish grammar with emphasis upon current usage. Enrichment of all language skills, with a goal of proficiency in written and oral communication, through readings in the literature and civilization of Spain and Spanish America.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Maria Teresa Mascaro (Fall) Maria Teresa Mascaro (Winter) Maria Teresa Mascaro, Lucia Chamanadjian, Alejandra Barriales Bouche (Summer)

    • Fall or Winter

    • Prerequisite: HISP 210 or 210D1/D2 or HISP 218 or equivalent

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 220D1/D2 or equivalent

  • HISP 220D1 Spanish Language: Intermediate (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A thorough review of Spanish grammar with emphasis upon current usage. Enrichment of all language skills, with a goal of proficiency in written and oral communication, through readings in the literature and civilization of Spain and Spanish America.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Lucia Chamanadjian, Lidia Ponce de la Vega, Zyanya López Meneses, Mary Oviedo, Alejandra Barriales Bouche (Fall)

  • HISP 220D2 Spanish Language: Intermediate (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A thorough review of Spanish grammar with emphasis upon current usage. Enrichment of all language skills, with a goal of proficiency in written and oral communication, through readings in the literature and cultural aspects of Spain and Spanish America.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Lucia Chamanadjian, Zyanya López Meneses, Mary Oviedo, Lidia Ponce de la Vega, Alejandra Barriales Bouche (Winter)

  • HISP 225 Hispanic Civilization 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of historical and cultural elements which constitute the background of the Hispanic world up to the 18th century; a survey of the pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations (Aztec, Maya and Inca) and the conquest of America.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Jose Jouve-Martin (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Taught in English

  • HISP 226 Hispanic Civilization 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of the constitution of the ideological and political structures of the Spanish Empire in both Europe and America until the Wars of Independence; a survey of the culture and history of the Hispanic people from the early 19th Century to the present.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Jose Jouve-Martin (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Taught in English

  • HISP 301 Hispanic Literature and Culture in English 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A topic in the literatures and/or cultures of the Hispanic world will be studied, with all readings and discussion in English.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Taught in English

  • HISP 302 Hispanic Literature and Culture in English 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A topic in the literatures and/or cultures of the Hispanic world will be studied, with all readings and discussion in English.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Taught in English

  • HISP 320 Contemporary Brazilian Literature and Film (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : This course introduces students to Brazilian literature and film from the early 20th century to the present day. Students will examine literary works and films from a historical perspective, studying the social, political and regional processes in which they are embedded. From the barren Northeast, to an analysis of gender and race, to urban violence and its manifestations to the contemporary cityscape, this course covers a range of visual and textual material. Students will engage works from major Brazilian authors and filmmakers in conjunction with theoretical texts to better understand some of the main developments in contemporary cultural production.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Cecily Raynor (Winter)

    • Course taught in English.

  • HISP 328 Literature of Ideas: Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Critical reading and discussion of works of outstanding thinkers as a key to understanding the cultural development of a continent.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor

    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 332 Latin American Literature of 19th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : An intensive study of representative authors from the period of Independence to the advent of Modernism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 333 Theatre, Performance and Politics in Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the outstanding works of the theatre from the colonial period to the present, including pre-Columbian works.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Amanda Holmes (Fall)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.

    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 352 Latin American Novel (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Critical reading and discussion of contemporary Spanish-American fiction writers.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.

    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 356 Latin American Short Story (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Study of style, tendencies and types as reflected in the evolution of this genre, and seen against the background of a developing continent.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Jose Jouve-Martin (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 358 Gender and Textualities (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Historical development and literary tendencies regarding gender and sexuality in Hispanic literature, film, and culture.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Amanda Holmes (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.

    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 437 Colonial / Postcolonial Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the dialogue between colonial and postcolonial Latin American texts and theories.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 439 Topics: Latin American Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Specific topics of interest in Spanish-American literature.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.

    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 453 20th Century Latin American Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of representative trends and authors (Darío, Martí, Huidobro, Mistral, Vallejo, Neruda, Paz).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • HISP 505 Seminar in Hispanic Studies 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A team-taught seminar examining major issues in Hispanic letters that transcend national literatures and historical periods. Although the specific topics will vary, each will address broad questions of a diachronic nature, thereby permitting an understanding of literary schools and movements, genres or ideologies present throughout the Hispanic world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Taught in Spanish

History

  • HIST 197 FYS: Race in Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This seminar explores what it meant to be native, black, or white in Latin America from the colonial period to the present. It explores how conceptualisations of race and ethnicity shaped colonialism, social organisation, opportunities for mobility, visions of nationhood, and social movements.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open only to newly admitted students in U0 or U1, who may take only one FYS. Students who register for more than one will be obliged to withdraw from all but one of them.

    • Maximum 25 students

  • HIST 223 Indigenous Peoples and Empires (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : History of Indigenous Peoples of North and South America and their early experiences of European conquest and colonization, c. 1400 - 1800.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Allan Greer (Fall) Angela Tozer (Summer)

  • HIST 366 Themes in Latin American History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Exploration of a specific topic in the history of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1492 to the present.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 210 or HIST 213 recommended.

    • Note: Topics will vary from year to year.

  • HIST 409 Themes in Latin American History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : In-depth discussion and research on a circumscribed topic in the history of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1492 to the present.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: HIST 309 or HIST 360 and at least one other course in the Latin America area or permission of instructor.

    • Note: Topics will vary from year to year.

  • HIST 419 Central America (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The study of historical roots of the regional crisis of the 1980s, with particular attention to Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • HIST 564D1 Topics: Latin American History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This seminar counts as part of the North American concentration for Honours students.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Catherine C LeGrand (Fall)

  • HIST 564D2 Topics: Latin American History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 564D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Catherine C LeGrand (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 564D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 564D1 and HIST 564D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • HIST 580D1 European and Native-American Encounters (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This seminar will examine European and Native encounters throughout the Americas, from the late 15th century to the mid-nineteenth century. The aim is to introduce students to key primary sources related to contact, and to the methods used to interpret them.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Permission of instructor. Priority is given to Graduate students

    • Students must register for both HIST 580D1 and HIST 580D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 580D1 and HIST 580D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • HIST 580D2 European and Native-American Encounters (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 580D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 580D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 580D1 and HIST 580D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

  • LACS 480 Latin American and Caribbean Studies Reading Course (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for the St of Development (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Latin American & Caribbean St : Supervised reading in advance special topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies under the direction of member of faculty.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Having completed at least two of the required courses of the Program.

  • LACS 499 Internship: Latin America and Caribbean Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for the St of Development (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Latin American & Caribbean St : Internship with an approved host institution or organization.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of the program Internship Advisor.

    • Restriction(s): Open to U2 and U3 students after completing 30 credits of a 90 credit degree program or 45 credits of a 69-120 credit program, a minimum CGPA of 2.7 and permission of the program Internship Advisor. This course will normally not fulfill program requirements for seminar or 400 level courses.

Political Science

  • POLI 227 Developing Areas/Introduction (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to Third World politics. A comparative examination of the legacies of colonialism, the achievement of independence, and contemporary dynamics of political and socio-economic development in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Topics include modernization, dependency, state-building and national integration, revolution, the role of the military, and democratization.

    Terms: Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Daniel Douek (Winter) Nhu Truong (Summer)

    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developing Areas.

  • POLI 473 Democracy and the Market (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The course examines the relationship between economic and political change by focusing on dual processes of economic reform and democratization. The inter-play of societal, state-level and international actors, and the possible trade-offs involved, are explored using examples from Latin America, the former Soviet bloc, and other developing areas.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A course in Comparative Politics or written permission of the instructor

    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developing Areas.

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