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PRLS 3215 Borderlands and Homelands in the U.S. Mexican Experience

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 23.
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

Historical antecedents. War with Mexico and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848. Early immigration and labor. Effects of the Mexican Revolution and growth of U.S. communities. Depression era, segregation, and deportation. Development of social, civic, and political organization. Bracero programs, migrant workers. Chicano identity and civil rights movement. Artistic expression and its relation to social change.

Prerequisite: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies *1001 or Core Studies 3 or 9 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Core Curriculum 3203.


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