The program explores Latin American and Caribbean politics, cultures and societies; dependency theory (which originated in the region), modernization and corporatism; class, race, gender and ethnicity; nationalism; religion (liberation theology); political and social movements, including popular revolutions and socialist experiments, military coups and regimes, and human rights concepts and movements; contributions of the region to the arts (magical realism, poetry, murals, dance, music and theatre) and international law; and languages and literature.
Students in any school or college at the Brooklyn Campus may pursue and benefit from an academic minor in Latin American and Caribbean studies (LACS).
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