Schedule

Here’s your roadmap for the semester!


Introduction Reading Assignment Class
Week: 1 Jan 14 -- Jan 16 Class intro + social science primer
Week 2: Jan 21 -- Jan 23 Crash course on Latin America
2020-09-29, Tue Assignment 1
Week 3: Jan 28 -- Jan 30 Race and identity
2020-02-05, Tue Assignment 2
Week 4: Feb 04 -- Feb 06 Poverty and inequality
2020-02-12, Tue Assignment 3
Week 5: Feb 11 -- Feb 13 Crime
2020-02-19, Tue Assignment 4
The Absent State Reading Assignment Class
Week 6: Feb 18 -- Feb 20 State Capacity
Week 7: Feb 25 -- Feb 27 Informality and Slums
2020-03-04, Tue Assignment 5
Week 8: Mar 03 -- Mar 05 Clientelism
Week 9: Mar 10 -- Mar 12 No class: Spring Break
Week 10: Mar 17 -- Mar 19 No class: Coronavirus
2020-03-25, Tue Assignment 6
Week 11: Mar 24 -- Mar 26 Corruption and Public Trust
2020-03-25, Tue Assignment 7
Democratic Erosion? Reading Assignment Class
Week 12: Mar 31 -- Apr 02 The Pink Tide
Week 13: Apr 07 -- Apr 09 Democratic Erosion and Populism
Week 14: Apr 14 -- Apr 16 The Blue Wave
2020-04-15, Tue Assignment 8
Week 15: Apr 21 -- Apr 23 Conclusions + Review
2020-05-02, Tue Assignment 9 + 10
May 5, Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. Final Exam