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Brian Larkin
Director Latino/Latin American Studies Program
CSB Richarda N8
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John's University

Collegeville, MN 56321
320-363-5226

blarkin@csbsju.edu

Latino/Latin American Studies

The Latino/Latin American Studies minor consists of 20 credits of interdisciplinary coursework.  This study of the Americas is appropriate for all students, especially those majoring in History, Hispanic Studies, Political Science, Theology, and Global Business.


Event Series Fall 2016:  Latinos in US Politics

This series will focus on the long history of fight for civil rights in the United States.


LLAS 270 Reading Circle

Students who plan to attend all events may register for "LLAS 270: Readings in Latino/Latin American Studies." This can be taken for either one or zero credits, pass/fail.  Requirements are:  attend all events and write a short (3-4 pages) reflective essay. Registrants for LLAS 270 will receive 1 academic credit.  Students may also choose to register for 0 credits which does not require an essay. Interested students should contact  Dr. Brian Larkin, Director of the Latino/Latin American Studies program, at blarkin@csbsju.edu. Students should specify whether they wish to register for 1 or 0 credit. 


For video links to previous guest lectures, go to: LLAS Digital Commons

Program Highlights

  • The program offers a variety of courses, some focusing on particular national groups or specific academic disciplines, and others organized around comparative topics or issues
  • The purpose is to encourage in-depth study as well as to provide guidance for a general inquiry into the problem of cultural difference and its social and political implications, within both the Americas and the Caribbean

Fall Courses Offered

History 121: Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas: From Indigenous Empires to Conquered Peoples

History 321: Mexico: From Aztecs to Independence

Hispanic Studies 336: Latin American Culture

Hispanic Studies 340: Latin America: Conquest and Colonization

Political Science 347: Latin American Politics 

LLAS 270: Reading Circle

 


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Brian Larkin
Director Latino/Latin American Studies Program
CSB Richarda N8
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John's University

Collegeville, MN 56321
320-363-5226

blarkin@csbsju.edu