Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs


Spring 2017 Courses

The following is a partial list of the courses related to Latin America and the Caribbean that are offered to Brown University students.

Do you see a course that isn't listed here but should be included? Send us an email! clacs@brown.edu

Please review course selections with the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration Advisor Jeremy Mumford to ensure that they can be used to fulfill your requirements.

Africana Studies

AFRI 0760A Rastafarianism

AFRI 1050W Transnational Hispaniola: Haiti and the Dominican Republic


ANTH 1031 Classic Mayan Civilization

Comparative Literature

COLT 0711G The Realist Novel (Europe, America, Latin America)

COLT 1813I The Colonial and the Postcolonial Marvelous


ECON 1570 The Economics of Latin Americans


EDUC 0410A New Faces, New Challenges: Immigrant Students in U.S. Schools

Ethnic Studies

ETHN 0090A The Border/La Frontera

ETHN 0271 Introduction to Latina/o History

ETHN 0790A Latina/o Literature

ETHN 1750A Immigrant Social Movements: Bridging Theory and Practice

Hispanic Studies

HISP 0200 Basic Spanish

HISP 0300 Intermediate Spanish I

HISP 0400 Intermediate Spanish II

HISP 0500 Advanced Spanish I

HISP 0600 Advanced Spanish II

HISP 0710C Introducción a la lingüística hispánica

HISP 0750B Hispanics in the United States

HISP 1330X The Nature of Conquest: Scientific Literatures of the Americas

HISP 1370V Mujeres Malas

HISP 1370Z Puerto Rico: Literatura y Cultura Politica

HISP 2520Q Nación, insularismo e identidad en el Caribe hispano


HIST 0150D Refugees: A Twentieth-Century History

HIST 0234 Modern Latin America

HIST 0537B Tropical Delights: Imagining Brazil in History and Culture

HIST 1312 Brazil: From Abolition to Emerging Global Power

HIST 1967F The Maya in the Modern World

HIST 1976H Environmental History of Latin America 1492-Present

 Latin American Studies

1503F Art and the Global City: Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Mexico City

1503G Music, Gender + Sexuality LACA


MUSC 0646 Brazilian Choro Ensemble

 Political Science

POLS 0820U Drug War Politics

 Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

POBS 0110 Intensive Portuguese

POBS 0200 Elementary Portuguese

POBS 0400 Writing and Speaking Portuguese

POBS 1080 Performing Brazil: Language, Theater, Culture

POBS 1800E The Brazilian Puzzle: Confronting the Post-Colonial Legacy

POBS 2500H The City and the Street: Tradition, Modernity and Human Subjectivity in Brazilian Urban Literature

Public Health

PHP 0030 Health of Hispaniola