Course Details

Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Selected Topics Afro‐Caribbean
Course Number: ETHN 3100
Course Description: Students will learn about Afro-Caribbean Costa Rican Cultural development in order to prompt an awareness of Afro - Latin and Afro - Caribbean culture and experiences. This is a social studies and sustainability course, it is elective, theoretical and practical and responds to the professional formation questions: What can history tell us about the experience and development of the Caribbean region´s Afro-descendants and how can this shed light on contemporary cultures, expression and identities? How have the diasporas impacted on the lives of the region? And what are some of the poignant challenges facing the region in relation to development, security, and wellbeing?
Language: English
Approved Equivalent: INTS 399
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