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SPAN 331 A: Themes In Mexican-American Studies

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
CMU 226
SLN: 
21499
Joint Sections: 
C LIT 321 C, CHSTU 330 A
Instructor:
Lauro Flores

Syllabus Description:

CHSTU 330 A CHICANA/O AUTOBIOGRAPHYOffered jointly with COMPARATIVE LIT 321 C and SPANISH  331A

Course Description

 

This course is intended to examine the Chicana/o experience as portrayed in autobiographical texts.  An introduction covering the history, antecedents, formal aspects, and development of both autobiographical expression, in general, and Chicano literature and culture will establish the theoretical framework for the course.  Afterwards, analysis and discussion of the assigned texts will occupy the main focus of the class. Selected theory and criticism texts will also be read and discussed.  The main authors to be studied are Oscar Z. Acosta, Ernesto Galarza, Cleofas Jaramillo, Luis Pérez, and Richard Rodriguez.

Additional Details:

CHSTU 330 A CHICANA/O AUTOBIOGRAPHY Offered jointly with COMPARATIVE LIT 321 C and SPANISH  331A

Course Description

This course is intended to examine the Chicana/o experience as portrayed in autobiographical texts.  An introduction covering the history, antecedents, formal aspects, and development of both autobiographical expression, in general, and Chicano literature and culture will establish the theoretical framework for the course.  Afterwards, analysis and discussion of the assigned texts will occupy the main focus of the class. Selected theory and criticism texts will also be read and discussed.  The main authors to be studied are Oscar Z. Acosta, Ernesto Galarza, Cleofas Jaramillo, Luis Pérez, and Richard Rodriguez.

Catalog Description: 
Examination of significant historical and cultural themes of the Mexican-American experience. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330, any of which may be taken concurrently.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 26, 2021 - 12:58pm
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