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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Fall 2008

LAS 310 • FILM & HISTORY IN LATIN AMERICA

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
40940 W
3:00 PM-6:00 PM
WEL 2.308
TWINAM

Course Description

THIS COURSE INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE THROUGH FILM, READINGS, DOCUMENTARIES, CLASS DISCUSSION AND LECTURES. ONE GOAL IS TO EXPLORE SIGNIFICANT INFLUENCES THAT HAVE MOLDED LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY FROM THE CONQUEST THROUGH THE PRESENT. STUDENTS WILL VIEW FILMS THAT EXPLORE SUCH TOPICS, AND THEN DISCUSS THE FILM WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCE READINGS. THERE WILL BE A A MIDTERM, A FINAL AND PAPER. DISCUSSION 25% MIDTERM 25% FINAL 25% PAPER 25% READINGS THERE WILL BE COURSE PACKET OF SELECTED READINGS

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