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SP1536: LATIN AMERICA: A CULTURAL HISTORY (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview

This course will introduce students to Latin American history, culture and society from the pre-Hispanic period to the present through a selection of archaeology, historical and contemporary writings, visual culture and music. All texts studied will be available in English translation.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Trevor R. Stack

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SP1037 We Are the People! Democracy and Nation (Passed)
  • SP1537 We Are the People! Democracy and Nation (Passed)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will introduce students to Latin American history, culture and society from the pre-Hispanic period to the present through a selection of archaeology, historical and contemporary writings, visual culture and music. All texts studied will be available in English translation. The course will focus on Mexico, but will include material from other countries including Chile, Cuba, Argentina and the US.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 29, 31 - 34, 38
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 25 - 29, 31 - 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
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In-course Assessments

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

This includes group oral presentation, written comments on readings and in-tutorial tests.

Learning Outcomes
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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