Nov 28, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LLAS 388 - Mexican Cultural Studies


Description:
Mexican Cultural Studies introduces students to aspects of Mexican society at the intersection of history, race, ethnicity, gender, economics and class with cultural traditions such as music, culinary arts, popular art, public performances and celebrations, language, and religion. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern (Summer).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the role that cultural practices play in influencing social and economic behavior and practices in Modern Mexico.
  • Question essentialist constructions of Mexican identity from both internal and external observers.
  • Evaluate the role that different segments of society play in creating Mexican cultural practices.
  • Examine academic writings on Mexican culture to understand the varied approaches to cultural studies of Mexico.



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