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Latin American Studies

FedEx Global Education Center, CB# 3205
(919) 962-6879

First Session, 2022

LTAM 101 Introduction to Latin American Studies (3)

Online. Drawing on scholarly research, literature, music, and films, this course is a broad interdisciplinary introduction to the field of Latin American studies. We will move through history to explore various topics such as migration, economic development, ethnic and racial identity, gender, and revolution.

Second Session, 2022

LTAM 390 Special Topics in Latin American Studies (3) ****Canceled****

The Sounds of Migration. Explore Latin American and Caribbean migrant experiences in the United States through music and oral history narratives. Learn about North Carolina’s local histories of migration and settlement. Gain experience working with an oral history archive, conducting interviews with musicians, and using audio editing software. Collaborate with a team of bilingual students to document North Carolina’s Latin American heritage. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Proficiency in Spanish language recommended. Late afternoon