Latinx, Latin American Studies, and ELL Education (El Camino)

Deepen your knowledge of Latinx and Latin American communities and gain skills for careers in education through coursework, community-based learning, and study abroad.

Spring at the Organic Farm

“Caminante, no hay camino,
se hace camino al andar....”
— Antonio Machado 

El Camino encourages you to explore connections among three distinct and interrelated fields of study: 

  • Latinx Studies focuses on the historical, sociopolitical, economic conditions and experiences of Latinx communities in the U.S.
  • Latin American Studies focuses on the culture and history of countries and communities geographically situated south of the Mexico-U.S. border.
  • ELL Education focuses on the education and theories, research and methods relevant to teaching English-language learners in the U.S. or abroad. 

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  • Community-based learning
  • Critical education and pedagogy 
  • Cultural studies
  • Economics
  • History
  • Intersectional feminist and race/class/gender studies
  • Literature
  • Media studies
  • Political economy
  • Qualitative research
  • Spanish Language
  • Writing in English and Spanish
Spring at the Organic Farm

Programs offered in the 2019 - 20 academic year

Programs planned in future years

Foundational

  • The Spanish-Speaking World: Cultural Crossings
  • Teaching English Language Learners: Culture, Theory, and Methods (Part 1)
  • Latinx Studies: Political Economy of Borders
  • Diversity & Dissent in Education and the Media
  • Latinx Studies: Political Economy of Public Health
  • Carrying Home: Latinx Worlds, Media & Education
  • Latinx Studies: Political Economy of Borders

Advanced

  • The Spanish-Speaking World: Cultural Crossings
  • Teaching English Language Learners: Culture, Theory, and Methods (Part 1)
  • Latinx Studies: Political Economy of Borders
  • Diversity & Dissent in Education and the Media
  • Latinx Studies: Political Economy of Public Health
  • Carrying Home: Latinx Worlds, Media & Education
  • Latinx Studies: Political Economy of Borders

Learn more about this path.