SPAN 3520 History of Latin American Cultures

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SPAN 19.75.
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3 hours; 3 credits

A historical overview of the cultural heritage of Latin America from the Pre-Columbian era, the conquest and colonialperiods, to independence in the nineteenth century and the Spanish-American War of 1898. The creation of the multiple New World identities that emerged in the region from these historical events. Discussions and frequent writing assignments using a variety of approaches and supplementary materials from the print, broadcast, and electronic media. Field trips to museums and cultural events. May be taken concurrently with or after Spanish *2018 [4.8], 2024 or 2030W.

Prerequisite: Spanish 1030 or permission ofthe chairperson

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