Latin American and Latino Studies Summer Courses

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HIST 3950 V11 - Latino History
Summer Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2023
Online: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

This course explores the development of the Latina/o population in the U.S. by focusing on the questions of migration, race, ethnicity, labor, family, sexuality, and citizenship. Specific topics include: United States colonial expansion and its effects on the population of Latin America; Mexican-Americans and the making of the West; colonialism and the Puerto Rican Diaspora; Caribbean revolutions and the Cuban-American community; and globalization and recent Latina/o migrations (Dominicans, Colombians).

CRN: 14876

Instructor: Acosta, Salvador
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ADVD, AHC, AMST, APPI, ASHS, COLI, EP3, HIAH, HIUL, INST, ISIN, ISLA, LALS, LAUH, PJRC, PJST, PLUR, URST


POSC 4037 V11 - Social Movements and Revolutions
Summer Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2023
Online: TTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

Over the course of world history, various social movements were formed to challenge dominant power relations and bring about social change. Drawing upon literature in history, political science, and sociology, this course examines a wide range of challenger organizations and revolutions. In particular, this course discusses the development of several twenty-first century social movements and revolutions in the United States and abroad, including Black Lives Matter, the Occupy Wall Street, Otpor (Serbia), the Arab Spring (Middle East), Umbrella Revolution (Hong Kong), and EuroMaidan (Ukraine).

CLOSED

Instructor: Nikolayenko, Olena
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ADVD, AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASRP, ICC, INST, ISIN, LALS, LASS, PJSJ, PJST, POCP


SPAN 2500 PW1 - Approaches to Literature
Summer Session III, May 30 - August 7, 2023
Online, Asynchronous

A basic course in Spanish literature. Close readings in the major forms, prose fiction, poetry and drama, and an introduction to the varieties of critical strategies for reading them.

CRN: 15063

Instructor: Lehman, Sara
4 credits

Prerequisites: SPAN 2001 or SPAN 2201 or SPAN 2301
Fordham course attributes: ALC, IPE, LAHA, LALS

Classes listed as either Lincoln Center or Rose Hill will meet on-campus only. Classes listed as "Online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during their scheduled meeting times. Students in different time zones should plan accordingly. Session III online courses are asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus at the times indicated; additional online work will also be required.