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HISTORY 272F: Teaching Mexican American History in High School, Part II (CHILATST 272B, CSRE 272B)

Prerequisite: HISTORY 272D. This course is the second part of a continuing course about teaching Mexican American history in high school. In addition to continuing the mentoring work with students at Luis Valdez Leadership Academy, the spring quarter course will focus on the conceptualization, design, and development of a website that will provide resources for U.S. history teachers who seek information about Mexican American history. Students will identify primary sources, bibliographies, lesson plans, and other materials for use by high school teachers.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5

HISTORY 273: The European Expansion (HISTORY 373A)

The relationship between European monarchies and their colonial domains from the 16th-18th centuries. Reasons for expansion, methods, and results. Case studies include the Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French, and English domains in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Readings include primary and secondary sources.

HISTORY 273C: Caribbean Migration to the United States (AFRICAAM 273C, CSRE 273, HISTORY 373C)

The course will explore the history of Caribbean migration to the United States.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5

HISTORY 273E: The Emergence of Nations in Latin America: Independence Through 1880 (HISTORY 373E)

This course provides an introduction to the main themes of nineteenth-century Latin American history, including independence from Spain, the emergence of various nation-states, and the development of a new social, political, and economic order in the region
Last offered: Winter 2016

HISTORY 274E: Urban Poverty and Inequality in Latin America

We examine historical issues of social inequality, poverty, crime, industrialization, globalization, and environment in major Latin American cities.
Last offered: Spring 2015 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI

HISTORY 274G: Public Space, the Private Sphere, and Dictatorship in Latin America

Recently, questions about the use of force, the state's monopoly on violence, and freedom of expression have taken on a new importance in the US. In Latin America, these issues were a focus of activism in the 1960s and 1970s. This course will consider everyday life and artistic interventions in urban space as acts of resistance, focusing on the idea that public space is central to the expression of freedom, paying special attention to the role of women.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
Instructors: Selvidge, S. (PI)

HISTORY 275B: History of Modern Mexico (AMSTUD 275B, CHILATST 275B, CSRE 275B, HISTORY 375C)

Surveys the history of governance, resistance, and identity formation in Mexico from the nineteenth century to the present. Explores Mexico's historical struggles to achieve political stability, economic prosperity, and social justice and examines how regional, class, ethnic, and gender differences have figured prominently in the shaping of Mexican affairs. Topics include Mexico's wars and their legacies, the power of the state, violence and protest, debates over the meaning of "Mexicanness," youth culture, and the politics of indigenismo.
Last offered: Winter 2016 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

HISTORY 276K: The Nature State: Latin American Conservation in Global Perspective (HISTORY 376K)

This colloquium studies the history of conservation as a way to understand (territorial) state formation. It examines Latin America from a global perspective by comparing case studies from around the world. It examines how various political arrangements allowed for nature protection, the creation and functioning of institutions and bureaucracies in charge of protected areas, what these developments tell us about citizenship, the role of science in state formation, and the implications of different environments in the building of national territories.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5

HISTORY 278D: Race, Ethnicity, and the Environment in Latin America (HISTORY 378D)

In a long sweep from the late eighteenth century to today, this seminar explores how race, ethnicity and the environment intersect in Latin American history, with emphasis on Colombia. It will inspect the meaning of the concepts of race and ethnicity and examine how the histories of black and indigenous peoples are better understood by taking the environment --both materially and symbolically-- into account. We will read a variety scholarly works, as well as primary sources.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5

HISTORY 278S: The Ethical Challenges of Climate Change (HISTORY 478)

This course explores the ethical challenges of climate change from historical, social, economic, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. These include the discovery of global warming over two centuries, the rise of secular and religious denialism and skepticism toward the scientific consensus on it, the dispute between developed and developing countries over how to forge a binding global agreement to mitigate it, and the "role morality" of various actors (scientists, politicians, fossil fuel companies, the media and ordinary individuals) in the US in assessing ethical responsibility for the problem and its solutions.
Last offered: Winter 2015 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER, WAY-SI
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