An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Latinx studies based on ethnographic texts by anthropologists and sociologists. It examines how Latinx people in the United States are criminalized and constructed as threatening to the nation, as well as how they have constructed meaningful lives in relation to structural inequalities. Particular attention given to issues of language, identity, migration, and gender and sexuality.
Satisfies a requirement in the Latin American Studies major and minor.
Satisfies a requirement in the Anthropology major and minor.
Satisfies a requirement in the Gender and Sexuality Studies major and minor.
Satisfies a Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community graduation requirement.