SPAN 465 A: Contemporary Chicano Literature

Autumn 2021
Meeting:
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm / LOW 105
SLN:
21510
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
CHSTU 465 A , C LIT 321 D
Instructor:
TAUGHT IN ENGLISH. OK TO USE TOWARD SPAN MAJOR OR MINOR IF NO COURSE TAKEN IN ENGLISH PREVIOUSLY. SOME WORK IN SPANISH REQUIRED FOR SPAN MAJORS/MINORS. NON-SPAN MAJORS/MINORS SHOULD ENROLL IN CHSTU 465.
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):

CHSTU 465 A CONTEMPORARY CHICANA/O LIT. Offered jointly with COMPARATIVE LIT 321 D and SPAN 465 A

Course Description

Overview of Chicano literature focusing on 20th century works. After a general introduction to the socio-historical background in which the literary phenomena have unfolded, representative examples of the various genres making-up the general body of Chicana/o literature will be closely examined: theatre, poetry, and narrative (short story and novel).  Authors to be studied include Alurista, Cisneros, Herrera, Hinojosa-Smith, Ch├ívez, Lucero, Montoya, Rivera, Salinas, Valdez.  

Catalog Description:
Examines one or more problems, themes, and/or figures in the developing body of Chicano literature. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321.
GE Requirements Met:
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
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May 24, 2024 - 4:43 pm