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Latin American Humanities Resource Site

Partner(s): Anke Birkenmaier - Arts and Sciences

This website was developed to facilitate the teaching of Latin American Humanities I and II at Columbia University. Latin American Humanities is a course that provides a rigorous introduction to Latin American literature and culture. The first semester topics include discovery, conquest, colony and the struggles for independence; the second semester usually starts with modernismo and studies literature from the 20th century to the present. Materials showcased in this site include bibliographies and lists of resources, lesson plans, discussion questions, paper topics, sample exam questions, sample student papers on the Web as well as useful links.

Access: Private
Status: Active

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