PRLS 3220 Exiles and Entrepreneurs: Cuban Experience in the U.S.
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 24.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Historical antecedents. Spanish-Cuban-American War and the Treaty of Paris, 1898. Early political, cultural, and economic influences. Flourishing of prerevolutionary Tampa, Key West, and New York communities. Major migratory phases following the Cuban Revolution, 1959. Contemporary U.S. communities and their relation to revolutionary Cuba. Political leadership, economic development, and relation to other Latinos. Artistic expression and the forging of a new identity. Entrepreneurship.
Prerequisite: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies *1001 or Core Studies 3 or 9 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Core Curriculum 3203.