Introduction to Latino/a Studies in the Global South

LIT 243S

Intro to the interdisciplinary field of Latino/a Studies, and how it reconfigures the study of the United States and the Americas. Considers literature, history, sociology, economics, politics, culture and language in examining terms such as: Latino, latinidad, Global South, transnational, globalization, and multiculturalism. Exploration of alignments and divergences of Latino/a Studies with African and African American Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Critical US Studies. Classroom learning will connect with the community outside of Duke. Required intro course for students in the Latino/a Studies in the Global South certificate program.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 104S
  • ICS 106S
  • LSGS 201S
  • MUSIC 231S
  • SPANISH 160S
Typically Offered