CHSTU 405 A: Advanced Chicano Studies

Chicana/o & Mexican Art in the Pacific Northwest

Meeting Time: 
MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
RAI 109
Lauro H. Flores

Additional Details:

This course will survey the history and trajectory of Chicana/o and Mexican art in the Pacific Northwest.  Focusing on the life and works of key artists, students will be introduced to the socio-historical context of the phenomena, its and influences, and the intersectionality between art and science, and public and private art. In addition, they will be guided through the examination of individual artists’ media, technique, iconography, and motifs.  A couple of visits to local artists' studios or public art sites, and/or guest talks by artists may be part of the course.

Catalog Description: 
Chicano culture as related to current values and health practices, Mexican labor and immigration in both historical and contemporary setting. Chicano politics 1848 to present. Recurrent problems of Chicanos in society; social movement for acceptance and for self-determination.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:10pm