Feb 07, 2023  
2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 295-04 - Special Topic: Peoples and Cultures of the U.S./Mexico Borderlands

4 credits (Fall)
This class will explore the idea of the Borderlands using geographic, historical and anthropological perspectives. Emphasis will be on the shifting use of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo del Norte and the Southwestern Deserts as both crossroads and barrier. Units on the prehistory, colonial history and modern history of the area will be presented, with topical foci on the immigration debate, the northern Mexican drug war and Latino/a influence on border politics.

Prerequisite: ANT 104 .
Instructor: Seebach