|Language Arts Division|
|ENGL 31||LATINO/A LITERATURE||Summer 2014|
|4 hours lecture.||4 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 4||Lab Hours:||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade with P/NP option|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree, Foothill GE|
|GE Status: Humanities|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: Both||Validation: 1/09;12/09;12/12;11/13|
|1. Description -|
|Reading and discussion of Latino/a literature and its relationship to social issues and identity politics of Latinos/as. Critical examination of fiction, poetry, essays, and drama by and about the Latino/a communities, including those of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Caribbean, and South and Central American descent.|
|Advisory: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement as determined by score on the English placement test OR through an equivalent placement process OR completion of ESLL 25 & ESLL 249.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|Alvarez, Julia. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents. New York: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2010. |
Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless Me, Ultima. New York: Recorded Books, LLC, 2004.
Anzaldua, Gloria. Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza ., 2012
Castillo, Ana. So Far from God. Boston: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, 2005.
Christie, John S., and Jose B. Gonzalez. Latino Boom : An Anthology of U. S. Latino Literature. New York: Longman Group, 2005.
Cisneros, Sandra. Caramelo. New York: Vintage, 2003.
Cofer, Judith Ortiz. Silent Dancing : A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood. New York: Pi, 2011.
Corral, Eduardo. Slow Lightning. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.
Diaz, Junot. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books (Hardcover), 2007.
Huerta, Javier. American Copia: An Immigrant Epic. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 2012.
Moraga, Cherie and Anzaldua, Gloria, eds. This Bridge Called My Back. Third Woman Press, 2002
Ramos, Jorge. The Other Face of America: Chronicles of the Immigrants Shaping Our Future. Dial Press Trade Paperback, 2003.
Rivera, Tomas. And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. San Antonio: Hampton Brown, Inc., 2007.
Rodriguez, Richard. Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez. New York: Broadway Books, 2004.
Santiago, Esmeralda. Cuando Era Puertorriquena : When I was Puerto Rican. Cambridge: Da Capo Press, 2006.
Stavans, Ilan, and Lalo Alcaraz. Latino U. S. A., Revise Edition : A Cartoon History. New York: Basic Books, 2012
Viramontes, Helena M. Their Dogs Came With Them. New York: Washington Square Press, 2008.
Villasenor, Victor. Rain of Gold. New York: Broadway Books.
Viramontes, Helena M. Under the Feet of Jesus. New York: Tarcher, 1996.
|8. Disciplines -|
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|10. Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This support course for the AA and ADT degrees in English. This course is UC transferable and it fulfills IGETC requirements for AREA C-2 (Humanities) as well as CSU GE AREA 3 (Humanities). |
|Last updated:||2015-03-12 13:08:29|