May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SPAN 4230 - Literature and Culture of the U.S.-Mexico Border (20-21st Centuries)

A study of fiction, memoirs, poetry, and non-fiction from the U.S.-Mexico border, written by Chicana/o, Mexican, and U.S. writers throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This class explores the “discovery” of the border region, Mexican-American identity, the Chicano movement, NAFTA/neoliberalism, as well as contemporary (mis)representations of the region and its people. Class conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 2002, SPAN 2006A, or placement by the Department of Spanish