2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPN 352 - Latin America at the Crossroads

(RS 352 )

Offered as an interdisciplinary course between Spanish and Religious Studies, this service-learning course explores the human condition and human rights issues in the Americas, both in the classroom and through hands-on experience. Topics include the legacies of the conquest and colonization of the Americas, indigenous movements, liberation theology, women’s rights, immigration, globalization, and trade. Students provide a minimum of 20 hours of service through agencies working with the Hispanic community in the New York area or in León, Nicaragua over Winter or Spring Break. Conducted in English and Spanish.

1 hour of service. 1 semester 3 credits.