Cultures and Societies of the World: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean

CLDV201 (Liberal Arts) Cultures and Societies of the World: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean 3 hrs. 3 crs. Study of the major post WW II demographic, geo-political and societal changes in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. An investigation of the cultures and traditions from the pre-discovery and colonization and independence period up to the 1930's. An assessment of contemporary cultural values, beliefs, mores, religion and family structure. The impact of urbanization and industrialization on gender, race and class. An introduction to literary and artistic expressions and contributions with special attention to women writers. Preq: CLDV 101 or CLDV 100; ENG 125.

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