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Borderlands, Identity & Rights



Advanced study of how borders and borderland regions shape social, religious, political, and economic relationships in Latin America, and examination of the tensions created when people and resources cross cultural and political borders. Particular emphasis on Mexico and Central America, as well as the Latino experience in the United States.

Students entering 2012 and after: Satisfies liberal studies distribution requirement.

Students entering before 2012: Satisfies social science distribution requirement.


(Not offered 2014-2015; offered in alternating years)