This field course allows a student preparing for graduate exams to further read into the field of modern Latin American history. Emphasis is on northern Latin America (mostly Mexico) although some works will also include Central and South America.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Recommended Preparation This is for graduate students only. Students must have taken undergraduate courses in Latin American history including HSTAA 382 and/or 383 or their equivalents. No exceptions.
Class assignments and grading
Students will read a book a week and prepare a written report (book review) and an oral delivery of the same in class. A written synthesis of readings will be assigned in week 8. Each paper will be give a weight of approx. 10%.