Fall Course Offerings 2017

Fall courses are here! Study fascinating Latin America-related topics, such as drugs in Mexico and race in Latin America. Details about enrolling can be found on schedule.arizona.edu.


CLAS is pleased to offer for your consideration:


LAS 150B1: Modern Latin America: Race, Rights, and Revolution

TTh 4:30- 6:00pm, ILC Room 130

This course serves as an interdisciplinary introduction to the people, places, and culture of Latin America. Please contact Dr. Marcela Vasquez (mvasquez@email.arizona.edu) for more information.




LAS 195A: The US/Mexico Border: From Separation to Globalization

W 11:00-11:50am, Psychology Room 307

This course looks at the various, complex issues surrounding the US/Mexico border region. Contact Professor Colin Deeds (colind@email.arizona.edu) for more information.



LAS 280: Brazilian Identity: Class, Race, and Citizenship

Seven Week Second (Begins October 12th)

Fully Online

This course examines the intersectionalities of Brazilian identity through a social, political, and geographic lens. Contact Professor Antonio Da Silva (ajbsilva@email.arizona.edu) for more information.




LAS 354: Drugs and Violence in Mexico

MW 1:00-1:50pm, F Online, Harvill Room 204

This course focuses on the current drug conflict in Mexico, including the Mexican government's approach to combating crime and the DEA's involvement in the country. Contact Professor Colin Deeds (colind@email.arizona.edu) for more information.


LAS 363: Black Lives Matter Across the Americas

TTh 11:00-12:15pm, Harvill Room 411

This course asks the question: how is race experienced in countries such as Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia? Contact Dr. Antonio Jose Da Silva (ajbsilva@email.arizona.edu) for more information.


LAS 364: Development in 20th Century Latin America

TTh 2:00-3:15pm, Harvill Room 107

This course offers a general introduction to contemporary Latin America from the perspective of political economy. Please contact Dr. Matias Bianchi (mfbianci@email.arizona.edu) for more information.

LAS 365: Human Rights, Immigration Enforcement and the US-Mexico Borderlands Today

TTh 12:30-1:45pm, ENR2 Room S230

This course examines how the American immigration and border enforcement systems and policies influence human rights.

Contact Margaret Wilder (mwilder@email.arizona.edu) for more


LAS 367: Human Rights in Latin America

MW 12:00-12:50pm, Modern Languages Room 413, Fridays ONLINE

This course focuses on topics related to human rights struggles, past and present, in various regions of Latin America.

Contact Joel Correia (jcorreia@email.arizona.edu) for more information.