CHST055 CH - Digitizing our Testimonios: Chicanx-Latinx Documentary Storytelling

When Offered: Last offered spring 2020.
Instructor(s): T. Summers Sandoval
Credit: 1

'Digital storytelling' is the practice of everyday people who use digital tools to tell their stories. This course introduces students to the craft of documentary-digital storytelling through oral history and public history with focus on Chicanx/Latinx communities. In addition to readings and research on Chicanx/Latinx histories, students will learn to transform testimonios into a compelling and emotionally engaging format. Class participants will develop a documentary treatment and collaboratively create a quality short film trailer to screen at an academic venue by the end of the semester.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3

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