U.S. Latino/a Literatures - EGST 0210

Ethnic & Gender Studies

Westfield State University

Credits: 3

Subject Area(s): Foreign Language, Literature, Modern Languages

Credential(s): Bachelor's Degree


Focuses on the experiences, struggles and successes of groups such as Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, Dominican Americans and Chicanos/Mexican Americans. The following themes are considered: culture; history and society; politics and politics of identity in relationship to race/ethnicity/nationality, social/economic class, gender, being bicultural versus “living on the margins,” the struggle for self-determination, notions of mestizaje (race mixing) and its impact on cultural production. Representative works will be read and analyzed within a cultural context.

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U.S. Latino/a Literatures Associated Programs

Program ID Name Subject Area(s) Percent Online
EGSTEthnic & Gender StudiesReligion, Sociology

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