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Colonialism and Its Consequences in the Americas
AMST 200
Spring 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 200

Why does colonialism matter to the fields of Latin American Studies and American Studies? What have been the consequences of colonialism for the nations that make up the Western Hemisphere? What have been the effects of colonial processes that have happened elsewhere, but have clearly had an impact on the rise of nation-states and on racial formation in post-slavery societies? What does it mean to put slavery and freedom at the center of national histories, even for those nations (post-colonial or indigenous) that are not typically associated with slavery? Beginning with 1898, this course analyzes cultural production over time, and offers a comparison of the political legacies (as well as the contemporary cultural traces) of the original colonial enterprise.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
To be determined
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AMST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(CBST-MN)(CGST-MN)(EDST)(HRAD-MN)(LAST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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