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ASCP. 81500  - Encountering Latin America  GC:  W, 4:15-6:15p.m., Rm. TBA, 3 credits, Prof. Fiol-Matta [30287]

“Encountering Latin America” is an introduction to the travails of the Latin America-US relationship since the Spanish American War of 1898, as seen through the arc of culture and cultural politics in the region. It is well known that the US was perceived—correctly—as a worrisome neighbor since José Martí’s first writings on the reaches of empire, “from within the belly of the monster,” during his exile in New York City.

From the Monroe Doctrine to the Good Neighbor Policy, traversing the Cold War and the age of insurgencies exemplified in the Cuban Revolution of 1959 and others, to the post-1973 oil crash economies that unleashed cataclysmic migrations and provoked substantial changes to states and sovereignty, the grip of finance capital from NAFTA all the way to the current debt crisis in Puerto Rico, we will consider classic texts and others that update the discussion for contemporary American Studies students.

Topics include culture and policy, race, gender, social movements after the 1990s, left politics as exports to the US/cultural expression and the new geographies of the left; music as grid of identity, cinema as a window into otherness, literature as an enterprise of capital, the blogosphere and internet, new visual art, and social networks as environments of inter-American sociability.

The following courses are equivalent to ASCP 81500 - Themes in American Culture (Course descriptions available on the individual programs' websites)
 

AFCP 72000 Youth Margin Subculture Resist [30296] M 1830 2030 Brotherton, David  
 
ANTH

71200

Anthropology of the Image

[30012]

T

1145

1345

Strassler, Karen
 
ANTH 71700 Anthropology of Violence [30013] M 1145 1345 Binford, Arthur  
ANTH 71900 Human Animal Interaction [30014] W 1615 1815 Collins, John  
ANTH 72100 Concept Revolution Latin Ameri [30015] W 1145 1345 Skurski, Julie  
ANTH 80700 The Politics of Public Space [30020] R 1615 1815 Low, Setha  
ANTH 81600 Critical Agrarian Studies [30023] T 930 1130 Edelman, Marc  
ANTH 81900 Immigration Race & Citizenship [30736] T 1400 1600 Garcia-Colon, Ismael  
ANTH 82500 Commons and Inequality [30025] F 1400 1600 Susser, Ida  
ANTH 70000 Current Topics in Anth [30009] F 1615 1815 Mullings, Leith Blim, Michael  
 
ART

86040

Black Box/White Cube

[30036]

T

1400

1600

Bishop, Claire

Eckersall, Peter
 

C L

80100
Feminism Auto Thry Women Writi
[30094]

W

1615

1815

Miller, Nancy
 
                 
C L 85500 Faulkner Garcia Marquez [30086] T 1830 2030 Carlson, Jerry  
 
EES

79901

Current Issues in EES

[30498]

R

1730

1930

Katz, Cindi
 
EES 79903 Landscapes of the Other [30508] R 1735 2015 Miyares, Ines  
EES 79903 Political Geogrphy Prison Expa [30522] W 1615 1815 Gilmore, Ruth  
EES 79903 Environmental PoliticalEconomy [30523] R 1145 1345 Gould, Kenneth  
EES 79903 The Politics of Public Space [30524] R 1615 1815 Low, Setha  
EES 79903 Participatory Democracy [30525] R 1145 1345 Su, Celina  
EES 79903 Urban Space & Soc Power [30527] F 1400 1600 Pavlovskaya, Marianna  
EES 79903 Geology of NYC & Vicinity [30515] F 1545 2005 Manecan, Teodosia  
 
ENGL

76000

Modernist Look:Turn Portraits

[30301]

R

1615

1815

Caws, Mary Ann
 
ENGL 80600 Race and Performance [30309] T 1615 1815 Lott, Eric    
ENGL 85400 Decolonizing Thght:Indigeneity [30316] M 1145 1345 Chuh, Kandice  
ENGL 85400 Towards Neg Aesth US Latin Lit [30318] T 1830 2030      
ENGL 85500 W.E. B. DuBois:Scholar Essayis [30705] M 1830 2030 Watts, Jerry  
ENGL 86500 Body Archive Memory [30319] W 1615 1815 Alexander, Meena  
ENGL 89010 African Amer Literacies & Educ [30302] M 1615 1815      
ENGL 89010 American Lit American Learning [30303] W 1830 2030 Kelly, William Davidson, Cathy  
ENGL 85410 Occupied Amer:Methd Hist Poet [30305] R 1830 2030 Alcalay, Ammiel  
 
FSCP

81000

Media Stu:Archives&Repertoires

[30289]

W

1145

1445
     
FSCP 81000 Aesthetics of Film [30290] T 1615 2015 Miller, Edward  
FSCP 81000 Civil Rights Movement in Film [30291] R 1615 2015 Wallace, Michele  
 
HIST

72300

After Theory

[30333]

M

1615

1815

Wolin, Richard
 
HIST 72700 The African Diaspora [30340] R 1400 1600 Bennett, Herman  
HIST 74900 Pol Cultures Cultural Pol US [30327] R 1400 1600 Waldstreicher, David  
HIST 75700 Paths Detours to Citizenship [30326] M 1400 1600 Nasaw, David  
HIST 75800 History of the City of NY [30328] W 1400 1600 Kessner, Thomas  
HIST 75900 From Civil Rights Black Power [30325] M 1830 2030 Taylor, Clarence  
HIST 78400 Knowledge is Power:State & Sci [30334] M 1400 1600 Naddeo, Barbara  
HIST 78500 Hist of Modern Public Health [30336] T 1615 1815 Oppenheimer, Gerald  
HIST 80010 Lit Survey - American History [30323] W 1615 1815 Johnson, Robert  
HIST 84900 Seminar in American History II [30324] T 1400 1600 Sassi, Jonathan  
                 
MALS 70100 Narratives NYC: Lit/Vis Arts [30417] M 1615 1815 Singer, Robert  
MALS 70400 Cultural Studies and the Law [30418] R 1830 2030 Yarbrough, Michael  
MALS 72100 Feminist Texts and Contexts [30421] W 1830 2030      
MALS 72200 Contemporary Feminist Theories [30422] T 1615 1815 Clough, Patricia  
MALS 72800 Env Soc Sci II:Eco/Contxt Conc [30424] T 1400 1600 Saegert, Susan  
MALS 73200 American Social Institutions [30708] T 1615 1815 Hoeller, Hildegard  
MALS 75500 Digital Humanities:Meth/Prac [30428] T 1615 1815 Gold, Matthew  
                 
MUS 83000 Ethnomusicology:Carribbean Mus [30188] W 1400 1700 Manuel, Peter Lamarc  
MUS 83100 Ethnomusicology:Music Mobility [30189] W 1000 1300 Sugarman, Jane  

P SC
72000 Polarization American Politics [30365] T 1830 2030 Jones, David  
P SC 72001 Race Class & Politics of Crime [30248] W 1830 2030 Fortner, Michael  
P SC 72001 States & Legitimacy [30250] R 1830 2030 George, Julie  
P SC 72500 Urban Politics [30741] M 1615 1815 Di Gaetano, Alan  
P SC 76203 Humanitarian Politics [30240] T 1145 1345 Weiss, Thomas  
P SC 76300 International Political Econ [30245] T 1830 2030 Xia, Ming    
P SC 82001 US Immigration Law & Policy [30241] T 1615 1815 Law, Anna  
P SC 82001 Politics of Death and Dying [30242] T 1615 1815 Shippen, Nichole  
P SC 82001 Post-Democracy [30246] W 1400 1600 Buck-Morss, Susan  
P SC 86401 International Law & Relations [30247] W 1615 1815 Golob, Stephanie  

SOC

70200

Contemp Sociological Theory

[30343]

T

1615

1815

Chancer, Lynn
 
 
SOC
72500 Urban Sociology [30361] W 1615 1815 Kazinitz, Philip  
SOC 76900 Media&Popular Culture Analysis [30355] M 1400 1600 Chito Childs, Erica  
 
SOC
80000 Marxs Grundrisse [30359] R 1615 1815  
Aronowitz,Stanley
   
                   
SOC 80103 Political Economy [30358] T 1400 1600 Bologh, Roslyn  
SOC 81100 Soc Demogphy & Geogrph Disadva [30347] W 1145 1345  
Porter, Jeremy
   
SOC 81200 Urban Ethography [30348] W 1615 1815 Smith, Robert  
SOC 82100 Studying Urban Inequality [30360] T 1145 1345 Vesselinov, Elena  
SOC 82200 Environmental PoliticalEconomy [30351] R 1145 1345 Gould, Kenneth  
SOC 82800 Immigrant Communities [30362] T 1145 1345 Chung, Angie  
SOC 82800 Soc Change:Search of Progress [30363] T 1400 1600 Porter, Jeremy  
SOC 82800 Global Cities [30364] M 1830 2030 Halle, David  
SOC 84505 Law and Society [30356] M 1145 1345 Paik, Leslie  
SOC 84700 Sociology of Higher Education [30352] R 1615 1815 Wrigley, Julia  
SOC 85000 Youth Margin Subculture Resist [30357] M 1830 2030 Brotherton, David  
SOC 85902 Immigration Era Globalization [30350] R 1400 1600 Alba, Richard Foner, Nancy

SPAN

78200

Mapping NYC in Translation

[30377]

M

1615

1815

Allen, Esther
 
SPAN 80000 Multiliteracies/Multimodalitie [30391] T 1615 1815 Garcia, Ofelia  
SPAN 86400 Narrativa mexican del siglo XX [30381] T 1830 2030 Zavala, Oswaldo  
SPAN 87100 40th Anni Coup d etat in Chile [30378] M 1830 2030 Dapia, Silvia    
SPAN 87300 Poli Lang & Cultures Trans [30390] F 1400 1600 del Valle, Jose  
SPAN 87400 Latin America Critical Theory [30380] T 1615 1815 Degiovanni, Fernando  

THEA

86000

Perform & Latin American City

[30375]

R

1400

1815

Graham-Jones, Jean
 

U ED

70200

Historical Contexts Urban Ed

[30266]

W

1615

1815

Semel, Susan
 
U ED 70500 Educational Policy [30267] M 1615 1815 Michelli, Nicholas  
U ED 73200 School Choice [30273] M 1830 2030 Kafka, Judith    
U ED 75200 The Private War on Public Educ [30274] W 1830 2030 Shor, Ira  
U ED 75200 Politics Contemp Urban Educ [30276] M 1615 1815 Spring, Joel  
U ED 75200 Chldhd/Yth Studies:Appr/Meth [30277] R 1615 1815 Menken, Kate  
U ED 75200 Participatory Democracy [30734] R 1145  1345 Daiute Collette  
                 
WSCP 71700 Global Feminisms [30715] R 1615 1815 Toor, Saadia    
                   

The following courses are equivalent to ASCP 82000 - American Culture: Major Periods (Course descriptions available on the individual programs' websites)

 
ART 76010 Global Art Market 1750-1900 [30030] T 1145 1345 Manthorne, Katherine
ENGL 85500 Early American Lit 1780-1855 [30307] M 1830 2030 Faherty, Duncan
HIST 74300 Reading 19thCent US Women Hist [30329] M 1615 1815 McCarthy, Kathleen
HIST 77300 Hist Latin Amer City 1500-Curr [30339] T 1615 1815 Chazkel, Amy
MUS 86200 The US in 1960s:Music&Culture [30193] R 1000 1300 Taylor, Jeffrey
P SC 87800 Civil War [30376] W 1615 1815 Woodward, Susan
 
THEA
81300 Mus Theatre between World Wars [30369] W 1400 1600 Savran, David
 
WSCP 81000 Reading 19thCent US Women Hist [30725] M 1615 1815 Caws, Mary Ann