Feb 15, 2019  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019
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HIST 347 - The African Diaspora in Contemporary Latin America

Next Offered: In a future year

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD, WADV

This course explores the contributions of Africans and their descendants in the shaping of national identity, political culture, economic development, and cultural expression in contemporary Latin America. With an emphasis on social justice issues and gender, the course engages with rich primary and secondary sources, including documentaries, material culture, and musical artifacts, to offer a dynamic history of the African Diaspora in Brazil and Colombia but also in lesser-studied areas, such as Mexico and Argentina.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: D. Terrazas Williams

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes

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