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Latina/Latino Studies Program (LLS)

LLS Courses

  • The Learning Environment

    The Learning Environment

    Latina/Latino studies is an interdisciplinary program, comprising courses that focus on various aspects of the U.S. Latina/Latino, as well as the Latin American, experience. The term Latino is inclusive of the diverse Hispanic communities in the United States, such as Chicano, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and others. The program offers only a minor (no major). The course of study combines its Latino courses with offerings from history, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, literature, and language.

    About Our Facilities

    The Department of Africana and American Studies is housed in 1010 Clemens Hall and has three dedicated seminar rooms. The department holds classes in centrally scheduled space throughout the campus, which includes traditional classes and lecture halls that can accommodate the program’s teaching philosophies.

    About Our Faculty

    The Latina/Latino Studies program has core faculty within the Department of Africana and American Studies who have distinguished themselves as scholars and teachers. Additionally, they are joined by renowned affiliated faculty from throughout the university and western New York.

    Faculty List Directory

    Please visit the Africana and American Studies department website for additional information about our faculty.

  • LLS 204LEC Intro Latina/O Culture
    Lecture

    Explores dichotomies, such as history and myth, culture and acculturation, and tradition and change in relation to the Puerto Rican experience on the island and on the mainland. This course is the same as CPM 213, HMN 213 & AMS 212 , and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Varies
  • LLS 303SEM Mainland Puerto Rican Experiences
    Seminar

    Examines lifestyle and emerging cultural personality of Puerto Ricans raised on the mainland, as well as Puerto Rican dynamics' role in American social and cultural change. This course is the same as AMS 324 and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Spring
  • LLS 308SEM Black Presnc Lat Am Cult
    Seminar

    Considers black presence and black heritage within Latin American culture, viewed through literature, films, art, and the theatre. Also explores stereotypes in arts and the mass media. This course is the same as AAS 318, AMS 319, and HMN 318 and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Spring
  • LLS 325SEM Contemporary Afro-Caribbean Religion
    Seminar

    Explores the many religious experiences developed from the blending of Christian, African, and Indian cultures in the Caribbean. Although the principle focus is on Voudou and Santeria many less known religions of the region are also explored through a multidisciplinary perspective. This course is the same as APY 325 and LLS 325 and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Spring
  • LLS 475SEM Latino Masculinity
    Seminar

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall
  • LLS 482SEM Special Topics
    Seminar

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  • LLS 483SEM Special Topics
    Seminar

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Visit the Office of the Registrar’s Class Schedules page for more detailed and updated information.
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Published: Jun 21, 2022 10:20:35