Fall 2021

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
PORT 101-01 Elementary Portuguese
Instructor: Carolina Castellanos
Course Description:
An intensive study of the fundamentals of Portuguese grammar, with special attention given to pronunciation and oral expression. Composition and literary and cultural readings.
09:30 AM-10:20 AM, MTWRF
BOSLER 307
PORT 201-01 Intermediate Portuguese
Instructor: Giselda Pereira
Course Description:
This course will be taught via live remote instruction by our Resident Director in Brazil. Review of Portuguese syntax. Introduction to conversation and composition through selected cultural and literary readings. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.
10:30 AM-11:20 AM, MTWRF
Online
PORT 202-01 Intermediate Portuguese II
Instructor: Giselda Pereira
Course Description:
This course will be taught via live remote instruction by our Resident Director in Brazil. The primary goals of this course are to review and study advanced grammatical structures, as well as develop writing skills. The course will aim to further develop students formal knowledge of Portuguese by studying challenging grammatical structures and producing formal and informal texts, such as letters, reports, narrations, summaries, etc. In order to familiarize students further with the cultures of Portuguese speaking countries, the course will use diverse target-language materials, such as short stories, films, newspaper clips, blog entries, YouTube videos, songs, etc. This course is intended as the gateway to the Portuguese and Brazilian Studies minor. Prerequisite: 200 or 201
01:30 PM-02:45 PM, MR
Online
Courses Offered in HIST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
HIST 283-01 Latin American-U.S. Relations
Instructor: Marcelo Borges
Course Description:
Cross-listed with LALC 283-01. A study of political, economic, and cultural relations between Latin America and the United States from the early 19th century to the present. The evolution of inter-American relations is analyzed in light of the interplay of Latin American, U.S., and extra-hemispheric interests. This course is cross-listed as LALC 283.
03:00 PM-04:15 PM, TR
EASTC 314
Courses Offered in LALC
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
LALC 251-01 Latin American Government and Politics
Instructor: Craig Lang
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 251-01. An introduction to the politics of contemporary Latin America. Emphasis is placed upon the varied political institutional responses to socio-economic change in the Americas. Major countries to be analyzed include Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba. Prerequisite: one course in political science or Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies. This course is cross-listed as POSC 251.
01:30 PM-02:45 PM, TF
DENNY 104
LALC 283-01 Latin American-U.S. Relations
Instructor: Marcelo Borges
Course Description:
Cross-listed with HIST 283-01. A study of political, economic, and cultural relations between Latin America and the United States from the early 19th century to the present. The evolution of inter-American relations is analyzed in light of the interplay of Latin American, U.S., and extra-hemispheric interests. This course is cross-listed as HIST 283.
03:00 PM-04:15 PM, TR
EASTC 314
Courses Offered in POSC
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
POSC 251-01 Latin American Government and Politics
Instructor: Craig Lang
Course Description:
Cross-listed with LALC 251-01. An introduction to the politics of contemporary Latin America. Emphasis is placed upon the varied political institutional responses to socio-economic change in the Americas. Major countries to be analyzed include Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba. Prerequisite: one course in political science or Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies. This course is cross-listed as LALC 251.
01:30 PM-02:45 PM, TF
DENNY 104