AMCULT 618 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Latina/o Studies
Winter 2023, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
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This class focuses on intellectual development, evolution, methodological contributions, and current central issues surrounding Latinx Studies. This seminar is structured to represent the interdisciplinary nature of the study of Puerto Rican, Mexican, Chicana/os, Cuban, Caribbean, Central American, and Latin American communities in the US. In this case, the class tries to provide a rubric for understanding the interconnections between diverse Latina/o communities and the socio-political, geographical, and economic differences that sometimes divide them. This course will expose students to core knowledge about Latina/o histories and communities and the various disciplinary tools through which Latina/o Studies…

Upon the successful completion of the course, students will be able:

• To understand Latina/o research as a practice influenced by many economic, political, and social forces.
• To understand the historical development and relationships of research on/by/about Latina/o subjects/communities in connection to gender, race, class, and state epistemic hierarchies.
• To explore the intimate connection between the research of objects, cultural practices, social values, and sense of self, both collectively and individually.


AMCULT 618 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Latina/o Studies
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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