HIS 389 • Borderlands History
This course will examine new directions in Chicana/o and Latina/o histories. We will read a broad range of recent work in Latina/o studies, including a number of books to be determined by the class. Graduate standing is required for this course.
Each student will lead one class discussion, submit a written review of the readings for that week, and write a seminar paper on a topic that will further his or her own research interests, related to Latina/o histories.
Luis Leñn, La Llorona's Children Lara Medina, Las Hermanas Gina Pérez, Near Northwest Side Story Juan Poblete, ed., Critical Latin American and Latino Studies Ana Ramos-Zaya, National Performances Zaragosa Vargas, Labor Rights are Civil Rights Other readings to be determined.