LA ST - Latin American Studies

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the LA ST subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

LA ST 205 - Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Regional similarities and national differences. An introduction to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean today, including, Spanish, French, and Creole speaking countries through study of their cultural contexts and forms of expression.


LA ST 210 - South America View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Regional similarities and national differences. An introduction to South America today, including Brazil and the Spanish speaking countries of the continent, through study of their cultural contexts and forms of expression.


LA ST 299 - Special Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

May be repeated for credit up to five times when the topics vary.


LA ST 310 - Latin America at the Movies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The representation of Latin American people, places and events in the cinemas of Latin America, North America and Europe.


LA ST 311 - Latin America and the Cultures of Popular Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Popular music and its role in the formation of regional and national identities, with a focus on concepts such as high and low cultures, mass culture and mass media, cultural hybridity, diaspora, and creativity. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 311.


LA ST 313 - Women in Latin America View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Women as creators, consumers, transformers, and guardians of culture. Forms of female representation through stereotypes, clichés, archetypes, and mythologies.


LA ST 320 - Amerindian Cultures View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Cultural and intellectual productions of pre-Columbian cultures in Latin America through a variety of media.


LA ST 330 - The Latino Experience Abroad View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Exile, immigration, identity, language, and other questions in texts from Latin American and Caribbean communities in North America. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in SPAN 330.


LA ST 360 - Latin America in its Literature (in English Translation) View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Relations among the literature, culture, history, and politics of Latin America through a selection of texts originally written in Spanish, Portuguese and/or an indigenous language. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in SPAN 360 or C LIT 363.


LA ST 399 - Topics in Latin American Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.

LA ST 414 - Travel Writing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Through a variety of cultural and textual productions, students will explore how various Latin American and foreign travellers construct a vision of Latin America.


LA ST 415 - From Modernism to Tropicalism: (Post) Modernity in Brazilian Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Survey of Brazilian cultural development from the historical modernist vanguard of 1922 to the Tropicalist movement of the 1960s.


LA ST 499 - Special Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.