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Ana M Raftery
SPAN 322
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Hispanic Cultural Studies

Introduces students to elite, mass, and folk cultures of Latin America, Spain, and Latinos in the United States. Sample topics include transculturation, globalization, border culture, and relations between culture, democratization, and human rights. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; or SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330, any of which may be taken concurrently. Offered: W.

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Introduces students to the cultures of Latin America, Spain and Latinos in in the United States. Sample topics include ethnic identities, material culture, language and nationalities, migratory movements, visual art and food culture. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314, or one of SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330, any of which may be taken concurrently.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Ana M Raftery
Date: 11/03/2012