Greg Landau Ph.D

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Summer 2017

Summer 2017     Latin Amer & Latino/a Studies

THIS COURSE CAN BE TAKEN COMPLETELY ONLINE!!

LALS 13 Latin American Social Movement 3.0 Orientation June 19th 7pm MUB 398 also online
ADVISE: ENGL 92 or 93 or 95 or ESL 150 or placement in ENGL 93 or ESL 160
52611 831 Onl HOURS ARR 06/12-07/30  Landau, G Deadlines Book SPACE AVAILABLE
LALS 13-Sec 831 is an online class with Online orientation and optional orientation one week after the semester starts. For course details students must check instructor's website at https://sites.google.com/a/mail.ccsf.edu/greg-landau/. For more information about online courses go to www.ccsf.edu/disted.

LALS 13

LALS 13- Latin American and Latino/a Cross-Border Social Movements


This is an online class in which students will follow the lesson plan and complete readings and assignment based on the schedule in this site. There will be no mandatory in person meetings. We will have video conferences and optional meetings.


Grading Policy

Essays will be graded based on their relevency to the topic and the accuracy of the information provided. Your analysis shouldn't echo the texts but provide you own analysis of the varied texts you read. Be daring and express your own perspective of the impacts and outcomes of the historical events we are studying. Please grammar and spell check your work and proof-read it to avoid being marked down for these reasons.


Written Assignments

  1. Five 2-page essays. 10% each

Required Readings

 

Online readings: works by authors that are available on-line.

Books to purchase: 

Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean, University of California Press; 3rd Edition.

Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America by Benjamin Dang


IV, MAJOR LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

A. Analyze the social, political and cultural impact of Latin American and Latinola social movements in the Americas,

B. Compare and contrast the differences between old and new social movements theories.

C. Debate the tensions between the armed guerrilla struggle and social movements.

D. Synthesize the relationship between the State, the Market and Civil Society in Latin America and the United States.

E. Analyze the impact of globalization on democracy and social movements in the United States and Latin America.

F. Appraise the role identity plays in the constitution of the new social movements.

G. Examine how social movements arise from and challenge authoritarian political cultures.




LALS 14 Diego Rivera; Art & Soc Change
               3.0  Orientation June 20th 7pm MUB 398 also online
THIS COURSE CAN BE TAKEN COMPLETELY ONLINE!!

 52549 831 Onl       HOURS ARR     06/12-07/30                          Landau, G          Deadlines       Book  SPACE AVAILABLE 
 52796 832 Onl       HOURS ARR     06/12-07/30                          Landau, G          Deadlines       Book  SPACE AVAILABLE 
LALS14-Sec 831 & 832 are online classes with Online orientation and optional orientation one week after the semester starts. For course details students must check instructor's website at https://sites.google.com/a/mail.ccsf.edu/greg-landau/. For more information about online classes go to www.ccsf.edu/disted


LALS 14 Diego Rivera;

Art and Social Change in Latin America

Orientation June 19th 7pm MUB 398 or online

Prof. Greg Landau Ph. D


Email: glandau@rocketmail.com


 

Mexican muralist Diego Rivera’s work exemplifies the use of art to create an awareness of history and to promote social change in Latin America. This interdisciplinary class will explore the work of Diego Rivera and the Latin American cultural movements that developed to address relevant social and political issues. 

 

Required Readings:

Art and Revolution in Latin America by David Craven (two chapters will be available as PDF)

Mexican Muralists by Desmond Rochfort SECTIONS OF THIS BOOK THIS WILL BE AVAILABLE AS A PDF FILE AS IT IS OUT OF PRINT

BUY THESE TWO

Mexican Muralism: Anreus, Greeley and Folgarait

My Art My Life, by Diego Rivera

Interview with Diego Rivera and other readings will be supplied through online sources or handouts

 

One book from Library’s Rivera book list:

Such as Anthony Lee, Painting on the Left, Patrick Marnham, Elise Goodman, Dreaming with His Eyes Open: A Life of Diego Rivera

 

Assignments: Students will write a five page (minimum) essay about the role of art in movements for social change in Latin America. 20% MLA format, at least two academic text sources. No Wikipedia or encyclopedia references allowed.

Midterm and Final exams based on the readings and material presented in the lectures. 20% each

 

Two 2-page essays- 10% each

 

Students will create a mini-mural, either painted, drawn, using a collage of cut outs or multimedia based to present in class.  Students will explain their work in class in a brief informal presentation. 

Counts for credit, not graded 10%

 

Participation: Attendance in class disucssions 10%