I want to major in L A cultural studies but have no idea what readings to do
Why would you do such a retarded thing, goddamned faggot.
Anyway, abouty country:
some history books. Dunno, Felix Luna, Mitre, Pigna. Your choice
Martin Fierro, by Jose Hernandez
El matadero, Echeverria
Facundo by Sarmiento
Recuerdos de Provincia, Sarmiento