SPAN 305 Text and Contexts: US Latinx
Cultural productions by Latinx in the United States is right now an essential component of the Hispanic world. States like Florida, California, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, New York, New Jersey, among others offer a diverse US Latinx population. This course analyses literary works writers who identify themselves as Mexican-American, Cuban-Americans, Nuyoricans, Dominican-Americans or migrants from Spanish-speaking countries. This course will focus on critical topics such as identity conflicts, gender issues, immigration, and generational differences. Students will examine through literary text the conflicts present in the Latinx community in the United States. The course will provide to the students a crucial perspective about the contribution of Hispanic heritage to the United States in order to understand cultural differences.