2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate 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.