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University Connected Learning
This course is an introduction to the peoples and cultures of Latin America. It begins with an overview of the cultural geography of Latin America and the people of this region. The course examines how European and African contact and the mixing of cultural, economic, and political values have shaped this geographic space. Current Latin American issues are presented in a historical context. A major theme throughout the course is that anthropological methods and theory can be used to frame and solve contemporary Latin American issues.