Course Description

Latin American History

HILA 1501

Introductory Seminar in Latin American History

Migrations in Latin America
Fall 2017

This seminar introduces the history of Latin America as a history formed by the movement and exchange of peoples. Intended for first and second year students, this reading and writing intensive course will teach students the basics of historical inquiry while exploring the formation of Latin American nations in the context of global, regional, and local movements of peoples. Students can expect to complete a research project over the semester.

Taught by Elena McGrath

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Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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M-F 8am to 4:30pm
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