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SPAN 380 - Immigration and Identity

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This course fulfills the Signature Learning Global Systems requirement.This course embarks on an exploration of the phenomenon of Hispanic immigration in the United States, Latin America and Spain.  Based on short stories, newspapers, films, and scholarly articles this class focuses on the varied experiences of migrants. We will analyze pressing issues of hybrid languages such as “Spanglish” and the process of acculturation and multi-acculturation, which contribute to dynamic identities.  In order to delve in to the current status of Hispanic immigration in the United States, we will consider issues such as health, politics, and citizenship. (This course fulfills the Signature Learning Cultural Pluralism requirement for students entering Capital prior to fall, 2019). 
  Prerequisite(s): SPAN 311  or permission of instructor.



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