2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 18, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPN 355 - Beyond Walls: The U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

This course explores the various representations of “el México de afuera” (Mexicans living abroad), the differences and interconnectedness between metaphorical and material borders, and the effects of globalization as it pertains to the United States-Mexico border region. Through analysis of works by Chicano, Anglo-American, and Mexican writers and filmmakers, the course analyzes themes and realities such as migration towards the northern Mexican border and immigration to the US, transnationalism, trade and globalization. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite:SPN 260  and below.
1 semester 3 credits.