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LATIN AMERICA, INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT AND MIGRATIONS

CODE 95297
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 12 cfu during the 2nd year of 11162 RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI (LM-52) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/05
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course is taught using a seminar method, and it is aimed at introducing students to historical research on Latin America (a different historiographic theme is addressed every year). 1. Historical and historiographic introduction; 2. Presentation of documentary archives which are relevant for this topic; 3.Analysis and interpretation of primary and secondary sources (most of the course is dedicated to this point). 

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Having the basic competencies needed for carrying out independent research in Latin-American modern and contemporary history.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    a) Developing the basic competencies needed for carrying out independent research in Latin-American modern and contemporary history;
    b) Developing the basic competencies to conduct a research project which meets international evaluation standards.

    PREREQUISITES

    None.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course includes several laboratories on source analysis, and one laboratory on theoretical and practical aspects of the design of a research project. These laboratories do not have a specific evaluation, and they are reserved for attending students.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Course subject: Photography as visual source to study migrations between Europe and America.

    Course structure: First part: elements of the history transoceanic migrations toward Latin America and from Latin America to Europe. Second part: the photography and its utilisation within the historical studies on migration. Third part: group development of a research project concerningthe course subjecy. Course lenguage: Spanish

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The reading list for this course, together with the lecturer's suggestions and instructions are available on the Italian version of the web page.

     

    For attending students

    Pagnotta, Chiara - Vangelista, Chiara, América Latina y las migraciones, siglos XIX y XXI, Aracne, Roma, in corso di pubblicazione

    Other texts (always in Spanish) will be distributed during the first part of the course.

     

     

    for no-attending students
    

    Zanatta, Loris, América latina: de la colonia al siglo XXI, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, Buenos Aires 2012

    Pagnotta, Chiara - Vangelista, Chiara América Latina y las migraciones, siglos XIX y XXI, Aracne, Roma, in corso di pubblicazione

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    GUIDO LEVI (President)

    FULVIA ZEGA (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October 21, 2020

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    For attending students: The oral exam will assess: students' knowledge of the periodization and the main features of the history of Latin America; students' command of specific terminology; students' ability to identify different methodological approaches within texts; students' ability to analyze the images studied in class.
    During the exam students will present the scheme of a research project (it is not a written essay, it is a written scheme that students learn to build in the last part of the course).

    For non-attending students: The oral exam will assess: students' knowledge of the periodization and the main features of the history of Latin America; students' command of specific terminology; Students are required to have a solid knowledge of the sources and of the methods used by different authors. Students must be able to make connections between the topics of this course and their overall study and research experience. For both attending and non-attending students the exam lasts 30 minutes, regardless of students' proficiency.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    15/12/2021 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA
    15/12/2021 14:00 GENOVA ORALE VANGELISTA
    11/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA
    11/01/2022 14:00 GENOVA ORALE VANGELISTA
    26/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA
    26/01/2022 14:00 GENOVA ORALE VANGELISTA
    03/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA
    21/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA
    11/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA
    15/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA ORALE ZEGA