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2015-2016 Catalog

INDS 210 Exploring South America: Brazil, Argentina, and the Andes

Travel to such destinations as Quito, Cuzco, Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro, and São Salvador (Bahia) to investigate the cultural development of South America from pre-Columbian through modern times. Students study Inca, colonial, and postcolonial society, architecture, and art, visiting archeological sites, museums, churches, and other places of interest. The course includes historical and sociological readings and literary texts by such major authors as El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Machado de Assis, and Jorge Luis Borges.


Jordan, Rosa