Latin American Studies

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers a minor in Latin American Studies. The program provides a comprehensive understanding of the cultures, histories, languages and societies of a region that has roughly five hundred million people, as well as close and growing ties to Canada.

Open to students from all faculties, the program represents a unique chance to complement your main field of studies through a mind-broadening exploration of a changing, heterogeneous universe. For instance, you have the opportunity to study Latin America from the perspective of multiple disciplines thanks to interdepartmental and interfaculty courses, conferences, discussion groups and cultural activities.

By introducing this minor, the University wants to help you discover a new and exciting field of studies, expand your knowledge base by acquiring insights into the multiple facets of Latin America, gain intercultural and multidisciplinary competence, and become well acquainted with the polyphonic discourse of this immense region of the world.