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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 226 - M/Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

2020-2021 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
General Education Area(s): Other World Civilizations

This course takes an anthropological approach to the study of Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on Latin Americans of African descent. It briefly  examines conquest, the legacy of colonialism, and slavery, before taking an in-depth ethnographic approach to study contemporary regional themes and issues, such as: race, racism and identity, gender, ethnicity, multiculturalism, indigenous social movements, human rights, globalization, tourism, urbanization, religion, health and coping with illness, popular culture, and food.

Offered: Spring Semester - Odd Years, Summer Online - Even Years

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