Woven Ideologies - Aspects of Mexico and Latin America I is a
syllabus and 14-Week Undergraduate Course - Latin American Studies, focusing on Mexico, part one of a two part series.
Investigate Mexico’s fusion of contemporary and traditional elements.
Assess evidence of post-conquest synchronism between indigenous and Spanish cultures.
Investigate Mexico’s unprecedented urban growth and industrial expansion.
Contrast the demands of Mexico’s evolving capitalist system and its delicate historic balance of family, home and community.
Evaluate traditional and contemporary women’s roles in Mexican and Latin American society.
Independence and self-direction
The ability to evaluate societies of Mexico and Latin America from cross-cultural perspectives
A broader and more tolerant understanding of native and ethnic traditions
Appreciation for the effects of globalization in Third World cultures and how technological innovations impact upon First World environments
A grounding in the basics of the histories, arts and humanities of Mexico and Latin America; how they are present and affect contemporary life
The development of interpersonal and inter-cultural skills through class assignments and studies based on the objectives and themes of the course.