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CCCX 130 | Chicago Latinx! Community, Culture and Citizenship
This course delves into the issues of Latin@/Latinx ethnicity and culture in the urban space of Chicago--through language and literature, music and food--as questions of migration, cultural citizenship, and identity are discussed.
LatinX has neither country nor fixed geography. LatinX sorts out and addresses issues about the unknowability of social realities that exceed our present knowledge. -- Forerunners: Ideas First are short books of thought-in-process scholarship, where intense analysis, questioning, and speculation take the lead.
Fully cross-referenced and complete with suggestions for further reading, Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts is an essential guide for anyone studying race, ethnicity, gender, class, education, culture, and globalism.
Brings together interdisciplinary cultural theory and U.S. Latinx urban literature into conversation, focusing on the realities and urban experiences of Latinx living in major cities in the United States from the 1960s to the present.
Shows how Latinx authors and cultural producers express environmental concerns in their work. Chapters focus on film, visual art, and literature—and engage in fields such as disability studies, animal studies, and queer studies.
Celebrates the embodied narratives of Latinidad. Poets speak in the tradition of hip-hop from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles. Victoria Chávez Peralta, a creative writing major at Columbia College Chicago, has two poems published in “The BreakBeat Poets: Vol. 4 - LatiNext.”
Offers an understanding of how Latino identity came to be, and where it might be going
LATINX PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE UNITED STATES: A VISUAL HISTORY (COMING SOON)
Through individual profiles of more than eighty photographers from the early history of the photographic medium to the present, the author introduces readers to Latinx portraitists, photojournalists, and documentarians and their legacies.