UT Dallas 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST3392 - U.S.- Mexico Borderlands

HIST 3392 U.S.- Mexico Borderlands (3 semester credit hours) Examines the evolution of the U.S.-Mexico border region from the Spanish colonial period through the present. Topics may include the role of the region in colonial era imperial rivalries; the historical construction of the border; conflict and organizing efforts in the border region; the use of the border as a strategy for economic, political, and cultural representation; the evolution of immigration policies; and the efforts of borderlanders themselves to resist injustice and marginalization. Prerequisite: HIST 1301 or HIST 1302 or HIST 2301 or HIST 2330 or HIST 2331 or equivalent. (3-0) T