US Latino Languages and Communities

SPANISH 5389: US Latino Languages and Communities

We discuss the diversity of Latino experiences and the central role of language in the development of a "Latino" identity, as well as its role in local understandings of ethnicity, gender, and social class. Theoretical concepts include language ideologies, identity, and critical approaches to race and ethnicity. Previous coursework in Latino Studies and/or Sociolinguistics is desirable.
Prereq: 4430 (430), 4430H (430H), or equiv., or Grad standing, or permission of instructor.
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