The Chilean economy in five stages, taking into account: the international economic position of Chile; internal economic structures closely related to the inherited historical conditions and to the
Key figures in poetry, narrative fiction, theater, and testimonio, such as Mistral, Garro, Lispector, Poniatowska, Valenzuela, Eltit and Menchú. Close reading technique.
Latin America's role in world politics, with emphasis on the history of and models for explaining U.S.-Latin American relations.
History and identity of soccer in South America and its role in the continent¿s cultural identity. What has been specific - unlike in Europe - about the history of soccer in South America?
Introduction to the main debates and approaches developed to understand and analyze the economies of Latin America. Recent processes of transition to market economies.
Beginning with the early nineteenth century movements of national independence, the influence and actions of public intellectuals in shaping the political history of South American nations.
Energy and environmental challenges resulting from the growing size and complexity in Latin American cities.