Latin American and Latino Studies

LALS 180 Borders: Real and Imagined

Situates The Border historically and within the context of U.S. imperialism. Examines the formalization of political borders, methods of enforcement, and intra-group conflicts. Examines the varied experiences of colonialism and immigration between Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Native Americans, and Cubans. Explores how the tools of The Border and Borderlands are being used to untangle the roles of race prejudice and sexual and gender discrimination. (Meets the methods requirement in Latin America and Latino studies.)



General Education Code