LATS 481
Locating Latino Studies: Approaches to Latinidad
Last Offered Fall 2006
Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

This course explores a variety of approaches used in the study of U.S. Latino populations. In other words, we are focusing on how we research individuals and communities that are categorized under the label Latinos. In particular, we will look at a range of text and evaluate their research design. We will also consider what makes a project a Latino studies project. Texts include works by anthropologists, sociologists, historians, cultural critics, and literary writers.
The Class: Format: discussion
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 1706
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation, group presentations and discussions, and 2 short essays (5-8 pages)
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: Latina/o Studies concentrators and American Studies majors
Distributions: Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
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