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INTDS 212 Overview

This course introduces and examines the role of pop culture in shaping the Black and Latinx identities in the U.S. and the Americas. We will examine the ways in which musical performances, lyrics, documentaries, movies, social media sites, and other artistic works promote individual and collective understandings of Blackness and Latinidad(es). The comparative approach of this course exposes students to the commonalities and divergences in the construction of cultural identities and between communities. We will pay particular attention to the intersections between ethno-racial identities, language, gender, sexuality, and class. By integrating Black and Latinx studies, this course promotes a deeper appreciation of the struggles of these communities to develop a sense of belonging.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • INTDS

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Black & Latinx Ident Pop Culture - 2021 Fall INTDS 212

This course introduces and examines the role of pop culture in shaping the Black and Latinx identities in the U.S. and the Americas.We will examine the ways in which musical performances, lyrics, documentaries, movies, social media sites,and other artistic works promote individual and collective understandings of Blackness and Latinidad(es). The comparative approach of this course exposes students to the commonalities and divergences in the construction of cultural identities and between communities. We will pay particular attention to the intersections between ethno-racial identities, language, gender, sexuality, and class. By integrating Black and Latinx studies, this course promotes a deeper appreciation of the struggles of these communities to develop a sense of belonging.

Course Code: INTDS 212

8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

M, W 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Face to Face

Main Campus

Black & Latinx Ident Pop Culture - 2021 Fall INTDS 212

This course introduces and examines the role of pop culture in shaping the Black and Latinx identities in the U.S. and the Americas.We will examine the ways in which musical performances, lyrics, documentaries, movies, social media sites,and other artistic works promote individual and collective understandings of Blackness and Latinidad(es). The comparative approach of this course exposes students to the commonalities and divergences in the construction of cultural identities and between communities. We will pay particular attention to the intersections between ethno-racial identities, language, gender, sexuality, and class. By integrating Black and Latinx studies, this course promotes a deeper appreciation of the struggles of these communities to develop a sense of belonging.

Course Code: INTDS 212

8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

M, W 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Face to Face

Main Campus