SPAN 776 - Latino/Latina Writers in the United States.
Latino/Latina Writers in the United States.
An overview of the culture and literary production of Latinos/-as in New York. The course will focus on works of fiction written by authors from diverse ethnic, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, and who have roots in several Latin American countries such as Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Colombia. Some of the topics to be explored are: bilingualism and multiculturalism; immigration and the redefinition of national identity; preserving Hispanic culture vs. assimilating to the "American way of life," etc.
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