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CHST 148 - La Chicana: Mexican-American Women in Contemporary Society

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This introductory course explores the intersectional identity formations of Chicana women in the United States. Course themes include an examination of the genesis of the term “Chicana”; the emergence of Chicana feminism; and the intersection of race, gender, class, ethnicity, and sexuality in relation to the formation and study of Chicana identities. This course is interdisciplinary, drawing on methodologies and paradigms from ethnic studies, gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, history, literature, sociology, and popular culture.

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