|COURSE IN MEXICAN CULTURE FOR MATHEMATICS STUDENTS|
Present students with a panoramic overview of Mexican culture that will help them achieve an overall understanding of both the country as a whole and the breadth of its diversity, together with the historical events that made it what it is today.
To provide students with an account of the historical processes, milestones and figures that have helped create contemporary Mexican culture.
Students will learn how to identify and understand the different regional characteristics and identities that make up Mexican culture.
The course is organized chronologically: each of Mexico’s historical periods will be dealt with in order, discussing at each stage the features fundamental components of the culture at that time – the economy, government, religion, popular culture, art, science and technology.
FACULTY FALL 2019
Carlos Octavio ESCOBAR GUZMÁN
*The optional Mexican Culture course has a total cost of USD $250.00 (two hundred and fifty dollars) and should be paid jointly with the tuition.
From the Colony to Independence
The Twentieth Century
Deeds, Susan M.; Meyer, Michael C.; Sherman, William L. (2017).The Course of Mexican History, Eleventh Edition, Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780190659011
Florescano, Enrique (1994). Memory, Myth and Time in Mexico: From the Aztecs to Independence, University of Texas Press. ISBN-13: 978-0292724860
Meyer, Lorenzo; Aguilar Camín, Héctor (1992). In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989, University of Texas Press. ISBN: 978-0292704510
Garcia-Canclini, Nestor (1993). Transforming Modernity: Popular Culture in Mexico, University of Texas Press. ISBN: 978-0292727595