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HIST 4370 Travelers in Latin America (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This mixed lecture and discussion course for advanced students focuses on the travelers who have explored, described, and depicted Latin America from the colonial period to the 20th century. Travel diaries, autobiographies, novels, and artwork will illuminate the experience of travel and the condition of foreignness in Latin America. We will consider not only how travelers experienced Latin America, but how they created Latin America for readers in their home countries.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II

Cross listed with:

Comments: Fulfills the Non-Western Requirement for History Majors


Last Updated: 24-Aug-16