SPAN 776 - Latino/Latina Writers in the United States.

Overview

Course Title

Latino/Latina Writers in the United States.

Description

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.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule