CHICLA 530: Advanced Topics in Chican@ & Latin@ Studies: “Why be Xicana/o?”

Examines identity formation and associated processes for individuals and in society. Traces the history of ‘Spanish-Speaking,’ ‘Hispanic, Chicano, Latino, and Latinx and locate each in socio-political processes. Students will explore the future of identity, socially and individually and they will determine how they know to identify the way(s) that they do, at this point in their lives.