Provides an introduction to Latina/o popular culture in the United States. Specific modes of popular culture might include mass media, music, film, video, performance, and other expressive forms. Lecture and readings are in English.
The idea of race has historically been central to how Western cultures conceptualize and think about human difference. This course examines the historical significance of race through one domain of knowledge: medicine.
Addresses the theoretical, methodological, and ultimately political implications and questions generated by a range of ethnographic materials on Latina/os.
General overview of international migration to the United States, using Latin American migration to the U.S., especially the Midwest, as the focal point.