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TCL 394: The Borders of Language: Welcome

Course Description

This course explores the historical and contemporary dimensions of language use in the borderlands, including Indigenous languages, English and Spanish, and hybrid forms. Special attention will be given to Indigenous languages that have been spoken here and the dynamic interplay of Spanish and English in borderlands contexts. This course will provide an opportunity to explore the use of language to create and to break down borders.


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, Chicana, Hispanic, Mexican American, Latino, Borders, Language, Spanglish, Bilingual, Calo, etc.

ASU Digital Repository

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