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PORT 247 01 (20744) /LAST247/SPAN247

Introduction to the Cultures of Latin America

Paulo Moreira
TTh 1.00-2.15 WLH 119
1 HTBA
Spring 2014 
No regular final examination
Skills L5
Areas Hu

A chronological study of Latin American cultures through their expressions in literature and the arts, beginning in the pre-Columbian period and focusing on the period from the nineteenth century to the present. Emphasis on crucial historical moments and on distinctive rituals such as fiestas.

Open to students who have placed into L5 courses or who have successfully completed an L4 course in Spanish. Counts toward the major in Spanish. May count toward the major in Portuguese, with written permission of the director of undergraduate studies.