Chicana and Chicano Studies (CHICANO)
CHICANO 291 - Variable Topics Research Seminars: Chicana and Chicano Studies: Prophetic Resistance in Latinx Communities
Seminar: Sem 1
Class ID: 544546200
Class Website: https://moodle2.sscnet.ucla.edu/course/view/18S-CHICANO291-1
Open: 9 of 15 Left
Rolfe Hall Room 3115
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Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Research seminar organized around readings and engaged discussion of critical topic of interest in field. Exploration of issue, its theoretical implication for field, and practical implications for communities. Topics vary according to participating faculty members. Final research project required. May be repeated for credit with consent of director of graduate studies. S/U or letter grading.
Study articulates what faith and prophetic resistance looks like in Latinx communities. More specifically, how have Latinx persons navigated and negotiated their place in public sphere, and what are tools of prophetic resistance? Arts, and community murals in particular, serve as key source of empowerment and resistance. Overview of how prophetic is defined within Latinx community. Influence of social movements on Latinx mobilization. Often overlooked in conversations about these movements is connection between spirituality and activism. Exploration of theme of resistance in lives of Chicana activists and queer Latinx persons. Students learn to identify concrete ways in which culture, faith, and politics are intertwined.
General Education (GE)
This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
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