2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

LLS 124 Latina/os in the U.S.

3 hours 

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the field of Latin American and Latina/o studies focusing on the establishment and development of the diverse Latina/o communities in the United States through the processes of migration, colonization, racialization, and integration. Students will explore the intersections of race, class, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality through such topics as identity formation, language rights, economic and political participation, transnationalism, law and civil rights and social justice movements.




This course satisfies the Flexible Core: U.S. Experience in its Diversity area of the Gen Ed Program.