May 21, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 436**. Afro-Latin America


3.00
Crosslisted: ANTH 436  

Latin America and the Caribbean were the first and largest parts of the Western Hemisphere to be populated by Africans. Afro-Latin America examines cultural formations Africans brought to these regions. Beginning with an overview of the slave trade, it examines the histories of Africans and African-descent people throughout Latin America, as well as contemporary Afro-Latin American culture(s). Prerequisite: One course in either Latin American or Africana studies (any discipline); upper-division status or permission of the instructor.