HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AMERICAS

CULANTH 245S

This course introduces students to the history of human rights in Latin America, with a focus on certain regions. We will begin with the Conquest and cover the emergence of independent nation-states; the role of imposed economic policies, including neoliberalism; indigenous protest movements and their relationships to corporate interests; and the influence of the United States on human rights, government formation, immigration and the drug trade. Instructor consent required. Open only to students in the Duke Immerse program. Instructor: Kirk

Day / Time: 

MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Location: 

Carr 106

Instructor: 

Kirk, Robin

Section: 

01