Prereq: One intermediate subject in Spanish
Topic for Fall 2017: Contemporary Latin American Social Movements
This course asks how we define the “contemporary” in relation to social justice issues, political activism, and social movements across Latin America. Provides an overview of various theoretical perspectives used to analyze social movements, examines a series of different cases (Peru, Mexico, Cuba, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina). Offers a balanced view of multiple social thematics, including race, gender, environment, class, and culture. Employs an experimental pedagogical method intended to question the roles of instructor and student. Taught in Spanish.
Prof. Shane Greene