2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

LLS 108 Puerto Rican Literature: Criminal Justice Themes in the Essay, Short Story and Novel

3 hours 

The study of Puerto Rican literature as a mode for understanding the cultural, social and economic matrix of crime and punishment. Insights about the Puerto Rican law offender and gang member will be traced through the study of literary works by Puerto Ricans in the United States, such as Piri Thomas and Humberto Cintron.




An understanding of spoken Spanish is required