AMCULT 315 - History of Latinos in the U.S.
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in AMCULT/HISTORY 312.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines the history of the two largest groups of Latin Americans living in the United States, those originating in Mexico and those originating in the Spanish Caribbean. It presents Latina/o history as a story of overlapping between Latin American and United States societies, beginning with United States conquest and territorial expansion into Spanish and Spanish American territories. It asks how, in the context of this overlapping history, the incorporation of Latin Americans as immigrants, workers, and ethnic minorities in the United States compares with the incorporation of other immigrants and of African Americans. Readings include a wide array of primary historical documents about Latina/o experiences.

Students who participate in a Spanish-language discussion section will receive an extra credit for the course.

AMCULT 315 - History of Latinos in the U.S.
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-005).
002 (DIS)
Tu 12:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (DIS)
Th 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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