answering one of the essay questions below. For full credit, the essay should answer all parts of the questions, submit a draft and reference or quote specific examples, evidence, or ideas from the course readings. Options: Option #1 What is mestisaje and mestiza/o? In what ways would you or your family be considered Mestiza/o or not? Where does mestiza/o identity emerge? 

What are historical experiences and cultural issues Mestizas/os have experienced in and outside of the U.S.?

 What are 3 examples of mestisaje in Chicana cultural music, film, literature, etc discussed in class. Provide specific analysis. or full credit answer all parts of this prompt, and reference or quote

 4 specific examples from class, evidence, or ​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​ideas from the course readings, lectures, and videos. Option # 

2 What is borderlands and transnationalism?

 In what ways are you and/or your family familiar with the meanings of borderland and transnationalism? What are 3 examples of Chicana/o culture forms (i.e., music, film, literature etc.) that represent borderlands and transnational meanings from class material?