3 hours lecture
A survey of Chicano literature from its
pre-Columbian origins. Analyzes the identity conflicts resulting from the
dual cultures of Mexican and American worlds through literary works.
Introduces the student to the rich and culturally diverse Chicano and
Chicana authors that reflect the literary traditions that have mirrored
the Chicano-Mexican reality in the United
Will include a look at gender variations, Japanese-American experience,
LGBTQ realities through stories and poetry in Chicana/o Literature.
Will be an enjoyable experience as students learn about diversity within the
literary readings on culture and fulfill the multicultural requirement.
This course will improve the studentís discussion, reading, comprehension,
and writing skills.