Jan 29, 2023  
College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HISP 444 - The Family as History: The Stories of US Latinos

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Examine and compare the stories of Latinas/os in the United States as told by themselves. Students will read authors of Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, and Mexican American origin. We will place a special emphasis on practices and values held both here and in the cultures of origin. The course will cover such subjects as family, social and economic struggles, individual aspirations and spiritual needs. The course will highlight language issues and use film to complement the readings. This course satisfies the Area 4 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. Prerequisite(s):   or   or consent of the instructor. Offered occasionally. (4 Credits)