LAST 313 Contemporary Latin American Culture & Society

Interdisciplinary exploration of the cultures, history, social structures, and institutions of Latin American and Caribbean societies. Emphasis is placed on tracing the relationships among institutions such as the government, religion, economy, family, and tourism and cultural forms such as literature, performance, visual arts, music, film, and others. The focus of the course may be a single Latin American / Caribbean nation (Cuba, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, for example) or comparative.

notes: May be repeated for credit if a different national focus.