Human Rights In The Americas

HISTORY 242S

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

TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Location

Perkins 085

Instructor

Kirk, Robin