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Ethnic Studies
Course Description

ETHS 159
Intro to Chicanx & Latinx Studies
Spring

This course presents a timely introduction to the social, cultural, economic and political experiences of the largest racial-ethnic minority in the United States. Following a comparative ethnic approach, the course focuses on three key aspects: shared histories of colonialism and imperialism, and cross-border connections, social, material and political condition of the Latina/o community in the U.S
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Arely Zimmerman

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ETHS 158
Service learning optional for 4 credits

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Multicultural Perspectives, Women and Gender, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): International Perspectives, Race, Gender & Power

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Last Updated: 6/23/17