SPA480.58 Continental American Anthropology

Taught in Spanish at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica and may not be offered every semester. This course aims to provide knowledge of the cultural elements of societies and worldviews of indigenous Central and South Americans, their permanence in time and space, and their relations with the non-indigenous world. Students will learn how to synthesize the characteristics of the American Indian world, from its origins to the present day, through analysis of anthropological and ethno-historical sources and from the perspective of a plural and diverse society, to assess the ethnic and cultural diversity of indigenous peoples of America and to identify the foundations of American cultural identity present in the indigenous worldview. (UC code: IHA 0010)

Department: Spanish

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3