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Spring 2018-2019
* HIS 306 / LAO 306 / LAS 326 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Latino History

Rosina A. Lozano

Covering the history of Latinos in the United States, this course explains the historical origins of debates over land ownership, assimilation expectations, discrimination, immigration regulation, intergroup differences, civil rights, and labor disputes. It ends by explaining how Latinos became an identifiable group. History 306 looks transnationally at Latin America's history to explore shifts in public opinion and domestic policies in the US. This course talks about all Latinos who have (im)migrated from across Latin America, but focuses most heavily on Mexican Americans, and then on Puerto Ricans and Cubans.

Sample reading list:
Adrian Burgos, Playing America's Game
Omar Valerio-Jiménez, River of Hope
Kelly Lytle Hernández, Migra!
Christina Abreu, Rhythms of Race
Bernardo Vega, Memoirs of Bernardo Vega
María Cristina García, Havana USA
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
100-150 pages of reading per week of mostly secondary sources. Assignments include 2 short writing assignments that culminate in a new Wikipedia entry or revision, quizzes, take-home midterm, and take-home final exam.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Mid term Exam - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 20%
Quizzes - 5%
Papers - 35%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41636 L01 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm M W        Enrolled:8 Limit:18
41637 P01 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W        Enrolled:6 Limit:10 Closed
42939 P02 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm W        Enrolled:0 Limit:15
42195 P99 TBA        Enrolled:2 Limit:99