Course Name: Latinos: One or Many Cultures?
Instructor: Martha Ojeda
This course will study the diversity of the Latino community in the U.S. focusing on history, immigration, assimilation, identity, and culture. We will explore these themes through literature, art, music, documentaries, interviews, and interaction with the Latino community in Lexington.
We will explore the cultural diversity of the Latino experience in the U.S., analyze the socio-political and economic mechanisms that have contributed to immigration towards the North, and examine the impact of Latino culture on American culture both through common classroom assignments and independent research.