2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SPAN 42203 Borderland Cultures

Prerequisites: SPAN 31103, 31203, 31403 and two of 32503-32803 series. A survey of varied cultural productions related to the borderlands--especially U.S.-Mexico-- including short stories, poems, film, documentaries, music, and performance. Through this course, students will gain general knowledge on cultural representations on the specified geopolitical frontiers and their relation to the spatial context of the border as a territory with particular social, political, economic, and cultural practices.