HTY 110 (0001): Introduction to Modern Latin America

Instructor: Stefano Tijerina

Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

Location: Murray Hall 106

Description: Second of a two-part survey that introduces students to the major developments in Latin American history.  Begins with the struggle for independence in the early nineteenth century and ends with the shift to neoliberalism that occurred in the late twentieth century.  Thematically, the course will pay particular attention to the issues liberalism and modernization, and how these ideological currents shaped race, class, and gender relations in Latin America.

General Education Requirements: This course satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition and Cultural Diversity & International Perspective requirements.