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HIST 436. Afro-Latin America

Cross listed with: ANTH 436  
Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 012174

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(s): One course in either Latin American or Africana studies (any discipline); upper-division status or permission of the instructor.