Courses Approved for the Latina/o/x Studies Minor

Pandemic Insights

U Iowa Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow and Latina/o/x faculty member, Lisa Ortiz,
discussed the impact of COVID-19 on meatpacking workers in rural Latinx communities
for the Obermann Center's "Pandemic Insights"


Spring 2021 courses approved for the Latina/o/x Studies minor


Foundation Course

LATS:2280 Introduction to Latina/o/x Studies

Historical and Cultural Approaches

LATS:3217      Latina/o/x Immigration

LATS:3410      Undocumented America

LATS:3550      Latinas, Latinos, Latinx, and the Law

LATS:4160      Language, Justice, and the Law (taught in Spanish)

LATS:4805      Chicano Cinema


Comparative and Transnational Topics

AFAM:2770    Environmental Racism

COMM:2076   Race, Ethnicity, and Media

ENGL:2463    The Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Struggles of the 1960s

POLI:1900      Introduction to the Politics of Race

SJUS:2250     The History of Social Justice Movements

SPAN:3045    Spanish Health Narratives (taught in Spanish)


For more information about the Latina/o/x Studies minor see the UI Catalog