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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: HIS                                     Course Number: 263                                    
Course Title: Blacks in Latin America
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


An examination of the legacies of slavery and the Haitian Revolution in shaping the Black experience in Latin American societies, including the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Honduras. This course focuses on Afro-Latin Americans? construction of identity, race relations, sociocultural and political activities in different societies; and the contributions of people of African descent to Latin American societies and national identities. Readings are drawn from a variety of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities.

Prerequisite: ENG 101
  • This course is crosslisted as:   AFR 263 , LLS 263
Start Date:    02/25/2013                         End Date: