2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate 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.