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HIST 461 Race and Ethnicity in Latin America

HIST 461  Race and Ethnicity in Latin America  Units: 3.00  

Examines the construction of racial and ethnic difference and the history of race relations in Latin America from European contact to the present, with emphasis on Indigenous, Africa-descended, and mixed-race peoples in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Learning Hours: 144 (36 Seminar, 108 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan and a minimum grade of C+ in 6.0 units from HIST 300-330.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  


The Department of History shares John Watson Hall with Classics, English, and Philosophy. Department offices, a lounge, and graduate student study carrels are located in Watson Hall.

History (HIST)

HIST 801, 828, 840, 865 and 901 are 6.0 credit units courses normally offered over two terms. HIST 898, 899 and 999 are 6.0 credit units. All other courses are 3.0 credit units, 1 term courses.