Latin American Icons: The Political Economy of Otherness


An examination of the ways in which Latin America, as a place and a people, has served as a site of otherness and exoticism providing economic and symbolic capital for the consumption and pleasure of colonial, neo-colonial and neo-liberal powers. Latin American cultural studies texts offer students a way to read against the grain established by this process.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for LATINAM 306.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2024

Not taught in 2024


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda
Lecturer(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda


LATINAM 306: 15 points


15 points from LATINAM 201, 216, SPANISH 201, 202,or 30 points at Stage II in BGlobalSt courses


SPANISH 306, 729