Selected themes in Chicano experience; studies in Chicano politics and Chicano socioeconomic concerns.
The course is about the Chicana/o experience in relation to the following themes: history, identity, labor, gender and culture
Student learning goals
Students will learn how to anaylze primary and secondary sources about the Chicana/o experience in indigenous, Spanish, Mexican and U.S. American time periods. Students will be able by the end of the course to write essays that are both analytical and historical.
General method of instruction
Lecture and written responses to questions
Class assignments and grading
daily written responses taken from lectures and readings midterm and final in essay format
Daily responses--30% Midterm 30%\ Final 40%