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TCL 351 - Transborder Art: Chicano/Latino Art and Culture: Welcome

Course Description

This course will contextualize beliefs, ideologies, historical events, symbols, and images in Chicano/a and Latino/a art and culture. Particular themes and issues that will be addressed: politics of identity, U.S. citizenship, gender roles, cultural traditions, political activism for social justice, U.S. politics, and the U.S.-Mexico Border.The course looks closely at the making of art history through museum exhibitions. Genres will include painting, sculpture, graphic work, film, and multiple media including digital art, television, and the internet.


Chicano/a Research Collection


Use the Special Materials Index and Arizona Archives Online to find archival material. 

Search Tip: When you're looking for material, use different search terms like: Chicano, Hispanic, Mexican American, Latino, Art, Identity, Politics, Civil Rights, Culture, etc.




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