Introduction to Latino/a Studies in the Global South

LSGS 201S

Intro to the interdisciplinary field of Latino/a Studies, and how it reconfigures the study of the United States and the Americas. Considers literature, history, sociology, economics, politics, culture and language in examining terms such as: Latino, latinidad, Global South, transnational, globalization, and multiculturalism. Exploration of alignments and divergences of Latino/a Studies with African and African American Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Critical US Studies. Classroom learning will connect with the community outside of Duke. Required intro course for students in the Latino/a Studies in the Global South certificate program. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

LIT 243S
SPANISH 160S
AAAS 104S
ICS 106S

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, SS