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PRLS 3335 Latino/as in the Media

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 37.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

The images of Latinos in the media. Similarities and differences in the alternative and commercial media. The role of Latinos as image makers. Issues such as immigration, identity, language, gender, and the clash of values between Latino/a and mainstream North American culture as explored in films, television programs, print media, and advertising.

Prerequisite: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies *1001 or permission of the chairperson


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