LAS - Latin American Studies

Lori Celaya, Ashley Kerr, Co-Directors, Program in Latin American Studies (302 Admin. Bldg. 83844-3174; phone 208-885-6179; forlang@uidaho.edu).

LAS 200 Seminar

LAS 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

LAS 203 Workshop

LAS 203 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

LAS 204 Special Topics

LAS 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

LAS 299 Directed Study

LAS 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

LAS 301 Intro to Latin American Studies

LAS 301 Intro to Latin American Studies (3 cr)

This course provides a foundation for understanding the cultures, societies and, geography of the region. It also covers diverse themes such as the indigenous realities, literature, art, colonial and recent histories, and interactions among Latin American countries and the rest of the world. (Fall only)

LAS 306 Culture and Institutions of Latin America

LAS 306 Culture and Institutions of Latin America (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity, International

See Span 306

LAS 315 Comparative African-American Cultures

LAS 315 Comparative African-American Cultures (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity

See Hist 315.

LAS 391 Hispanic Film

LAS 391 Hispanic Film (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Humanities, International

See FLEN 391

LAS 394 Latin American Literature in Translation

LAS 394 Latin American Literature in Translation (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Humanities, International

See FLEN 394

LAS 400 Seminar

LAS 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

LAS 401 Readings: Spanish Literature

LAS 401 Readings: Spanish Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See SPAN 401.

LAS 402 Reading: Spanish American Literature

LAS 402 Reading: Spanish American Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See SPAN 402.

LAS 403 Workshop

LAS 403 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

LAS 404 Special Topics

LAS 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

LAS 409 Modern Latin American Society

LAS 409 Modern Latin American Society (3 cr)

Same as Span 409. Analysis of contemporary issues in Latin American society such as gender, race, environment, and immigration from a variety of cultural perspectives (film, newspapers, literature, etc.).

Prereq: Span 306 or LAS 306

LAS 422 Mexican Culture through Cinema

LAS 422 Mexican Culture through Cinema (3 cr)

Same as Span 422. Examines how fictional representations of Mexico are driven by specific historical, political, economic, and cultural forces. Students will also reflect on the ways in which films and literature can inform our knowledge of race, gender and socio-economic relations and how these representations of Mexican culture through film have changed over time.

Prereq or Coreq: Span 306 or LAS 306

LAS 424 Human Rights and Hispanic Cinema

LAS 424 Human Rights and Hispanic Cinema (3 cr)

Same as Span 424. Examines how Hispanic film represents and grapples with the question of human rights.

Prereq or coreq: Span 305

LAS 435 Latin America: The Colonial Era

LAS 435 Latin America: The Colonial Era (3 cr)

Indian civilization, European colonization, Spanish Imperial System, wars of independence.

LAS 438 Modern Mexico and the Americas

LAS 438 Modern Mexico and the Americas (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See Hist 438.

LAS 439 Modern Latin America

LAS 439 Modern Latin America (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See Hist 439.

LAS 440 Social Revolution in Latin America

LAS 440 Social Revolution in Latin America (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See Hist 440.

LAS 441 Slavery and Freedom in the Americas

LAS 441 Slavery and Freedom in the Americas (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See Hist 441.

LAS 447 International Development Economics

LAS 447 International Development Economics (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See Econ 447.

LAS 462 Human Issues in International Development

LAS 462 Human Issues in International Development (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Social Science, International

See Anth 462.

LAS 493 International Land Preservation and Conservation Systems

LAS 493 International Land Preservation and Conservation Systems (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

See NRS 493.

LAS 499 Directed Study

LAS 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

LAS 504 Special Topics