Course Description

Contemporary Brazil, LALS 90

Introduces issues affecting contemporary Brazilian society and culture, such as the legacy of slavery and persisting social, racial, and gender inequities. Analyses of how different representations of Brazil sustain distinctive national projects, which, in turn, attribute specific meanings to blackness, whiteness, masculinity, femininity, and upper- and lower-class identities.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Latin American & Latino Study

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Student must petition academic advising unit with course syllabus for potential GE credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: ETST Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1 Social Science; ERC - 1 course for latin America Regional Specialization; Sixth - 1 NAHR; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: ER

Course Creator

Patricia Pinho
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