Latinx Studies (LATINX)

Courses

LATINX 337   LATINX LITERATURE (DV)(GE)   3 Units

This course deepens students' knowledge of the literatures produced by U.S. citizens and/or U.S. residents of Latinx descent. It considers the complex ways in which 1) history, 2) group and individual experience, 3) cultural values and traditions, and 4) collisions and collaborations with other cultures in the United States come together to shape Latinx identity , writing and overall literary
PREREQ: ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 105 OR ENGLISH 162 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: ENGLISH 337 & LATINX 337

LATINX 407   LATINA/LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN'S WRITING, ACTIVISM & CHANGE (DV)   3 Units

This course analyses writing by Latinas and Latin American women (XIX century-present), as well as the theories that frame their writing. Exposed to various themes and writing styles, students will engage in textual analysis and critical discussion to reflect on the authors¿ cultural and historical challenges as they engage in social change from their gendered and/or racialized critical identities.
PREREQ: ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 105 OR ENGLISH 162; OR ANY LATINX, OR CHICANO COURSE; OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: LATINX 407 & WOMENST 407