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LLS 360 A - Contemporary US Latina/o Lit

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Focuses on the major U.S. Latina/Latino writers and texts and their depictions of the events that have shaped 20th-and 21st-Century U.S. Latina/Latino cultures.

Special Instructions:

Topic: The course will focus on the most recent publications of canonical Chicano/Latino writers: Richard Rodriguez, Junot Diaz, Luis Alberto Urrea, among others. The students will focus on how these writers navigate contemporary discussions on immigration, identity, me-too movement, social constructions of masculinity, etc. Students will learn how a focused analysis of gender, ethnicity and class affects the construction of Latino identity formation.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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