Summer, Semester & Winter school subjects

  • 15 credit points [full semester credit] at second or third year
  • all subjects on HECS (CSP)
  • open to the general public and students from other Universities
  • 5 x 6-hour sessions on Saturdays
  • Times: 10 am - 1.00 pm [1 - 2 pm lunch] and 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Place: La Trobe Franklin Street Campus. 215 Franklin St, Melbourne (opposite Queen Victoria market

Summer 2016

LAS2BRZ: Brazil: History, Development, Culture and the Amazon

Dates: 5 sessions every Saturday during January-February 2016.

  • 16, 23 and 30 January 2016
  • 6 and 13 February 2016

'Victoria's only Brazilian history subject -­ just in time for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.'

First semester 2016

SPA3LAT: Latin America Today

Dates: 5 sessions every Saturday during April-May 2016.

  • 9, 16, 23 and 30 April
  • 7 May

'Special subject featuring some of Australia's leading Latin Americanists.'

Winter 2016

LAS2JAC: From Pirates to Reggae: The History of Jamaica and the Caribbean

Dates: 5 sessions every Saturday during June-July 2016.

  • 18 and 25 June
  • 9, 16 and 23 July

'Victoria's only Caribbean history subject.'

2017

LAS3TSS: Tango, Samba, Salsa & Society: The History of Latin America through Music, Food and Drugs

'Victoria's only subject that covers the political/economic history of Latin America via music.'

More information

Dr Ralph Newmark Director, Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at La Trobe University

T: 03 9479 1142

E: R.Newmark@latrobe.edu.au