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ENG 235 Latinx Literature

This course provides an introduction to Latinx literature and culture, with an emphasis on similarities and differences between and among different Latinx groups in the United States -- including the histories of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and migration that helped to shape them. Our study of literature, essays, and film will include exploration of issues of race, gender, social class, sexuality, and/or bilingualism. Text may include works by Gloria Anzaldua, Junot Diaz, Cristina Garcia, Ernesto Quinonez, and Oscar Zeta Acosta, Fulfills the diversity requirement. (L04)