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Latinos in American Life and Culture
Sample reading list:
M. Tienda and F. Mitchell, Hispanics and the American Future
Flores and Rosaldo, A Companion to Latina/o Studies
Rudolfo Anaya, Randy Lopez Goes Home
Meissner, et al, Immigration and America's Future
E. Telles and. V. Ortiz, Generations of Exclusion
See instructor for complete list
In addition to completing all readings in advance of class and attending lectures and a weekly precept, students will prepare two short reading responses (5% each), a position paper about a current controversy (20%), memos on assigned films and other visual material (20%), and a 12-15 pg. research paper on a pre-approved topic (40%).
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Papers - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Active participation in precept is expected.
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