Latin America

Music appreciation and Latin American music courses offered

Posted by on May 13, 2020

Interested in learning more about music but don’t have any previous experience? Our courses in Music Understanding and Appreciation or Latin American Music might be just what you’re looking for! Previous music experience isn’t required and you don’t need to know how to read music or play an instrument.

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Latin American music course to be offered Spring 2020

Posted by on October 22, 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn about Latin American music and the influences it has had on classical and popular music? What about learning to play an instrument? Well, SPRING SEMESTER 2020 “Music of Latin America” will once again be offered! Along with learning about the music through listening and research, students will also be […]

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Latin American music course to be offered

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn about Latin American music and the influences it has had on classical and popular music? “Music of Latin America” will be offered during the Spring 2020 semester.

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ALP papers accepted for conferences

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Three faculty within S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department recently learned that their papers have been accepted for upcoming academic conferences. They are:

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Learn about Latinx experience Sept. 12

Posted by on September 10, 2018

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join student diversity initiatives to learn about the Lantinx experience from an academic perspective. Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history, will share his research on this subject 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Room B10 Bertelsmeyer Hall. Pizza will be provided.

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Faculty projects selected for eFellows program

Posted by on August 15, 2018

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Eight proposals for the Provost’s eFellows grants have been accepted for 2018-19 as part of a program that promotes innovative and collaborative course design for blended or fully online courses.

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Courses on sustainability in Latin America offered this summer

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Two new courses, both called “Sustainability as Trope and Theme in Latin America” will be offered online during the second four weeks of the 2018 summer semester. The class is asynchronous (students complete their work on their own time). No textbook is required; students will use a selection of publications and online resources.

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Seminar set on international experiential learning

Posted by on November 2, 2017

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The campus community is invited to a seminar on international experiential learning noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Room 106 Engineering Management Building. The featured speaker is Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston, associate professor and chair of arts, languages and philosophy. This seminar is part of a series for the project “Cultural Bridges: The Humanities and Engineering in Latin America,” which is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Course redesign grants available

Posted by on October 19, 2017

All regular full-time tenured, tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty at Missouri S&T are invited to apply for mini-grants of up to $5,000 to help design or redesign an undergraduate course that will fit within the Latin American studies for technical applications (LASTA) minor. A letter of intent is due to the Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI) at certi@mst.edu by Friday, Nov. 17.

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NEH grant builds bridge between humanities, engineering

Posted by on May 3, 2017

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Thanks to a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Missouri S&T students will explore the cultures of Latin American countries they visit and earn course credit. The $100,000 NEH Humanities Connection grant will allow faculty to create four courses related to Latin American studies:

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