SPAN 272 - Gender and Sexuality in Latina/Chicana Literature (4)

This class studies Chican@-Latin@ literary narratives and the role of gender and sexuality as critical categories in the creation of identity, spaces of resistance and community. Class covers the cultural history of the Southwest, including the nationalist rhetoric of the Chicano Movement to Queer and Feminist of Color perspectives of the 20-21st century. Class includes guest speakers and film screenings. Requirements: SPAN 206 or approval by instructor.