HTY 109 (0500): Introduction to Early Latin America

Instructor:  Stefano Tijerina

Class Number:  65968

Days/Time:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00 – 9:50 a..m.

Location:  Stevens 355

Description: This course explores the transnational connections that developed between Europe and the Latin American and Caribbean regions after the Columbian encounter. It begins with an analysis of the pre-Columbian era and the early stages of the Columbian encounter, and concludes with the independence movements of the 19th century. A focus on social, cultural, economic, political, gender, and environmental themes are central to the analysis of colonial expansionism and the development of the modern world.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirements.

Credits: 3