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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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MLL 447 - Latin American Global and Cultural Studies

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Single author, country, movement, theme or current social issues in Spanish/Latin American literature and culture in a global context. Taught in Spanish, readings in Spanish and English.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better; and MLL 343.
Equivalent Quarter Course: MLL 4495.
Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 15 units when content changes.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of contemporary critical theories related to a single author, country, movement, theme or current social issues in Spanish American literature and culture in a global context
  2. Students will be able to link disciplines such as cultural studies and post-colonial theory, including perspectives developed by Spanish/Latin American scholars
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge about current debates about race, gender, hybridity, migration, border cultures, environment, and/or social movements and resistance in particular historical period of Spanish/Latin America
  4. Students will learn the diversity and connections of cultural production of Spanish/Latin America such as literature, popular culture, films, visual arts, music, etc. in a global context
  5. Students will improve their research skills by seeking, evaluating, and synthesizing journal articles and database resources to support their oral presentations and written assignments

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.

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