Latin American and Latino Studies

LALS 194X Extractivism and Socio-Environmental Conflicts in the Americas

Explores, in-depth, how local communities, transnational capital, and state participate in conflicts anchored in extractive sectors, for example, mining, agro-exports, and so on. Through digital-based, case-study research, students identify and explore the logics of action, strategic interests, and the rhetoric of the principal protagonists in socio-ecological conflicts.


Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.