Course Detail

The Latin American City: Historical Narratives & Cultural Re

Maiz-Peña and Mangan

This course will study the Latin American city through historical and cultural perspectives. Students will learn about the history of select cities and then analyze the relationship between historical context and cultural production through texts offering historical, cultural and literary representations of the cities. The course will emphasize comparison of cities over time, with attention to the phehispanic city, the modern city and the contemporary Latin American City, as well as US cities with a strong Latino influence.

Satisfies Area III for the Hispanic Studies major and counts as an upper-level elective in Latin American Studies.


Cross-listed with LAS 342. (Not in 2016-17)