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Flor De Granado Y Granado, 2017 Latin American and Caribbean Law and Economics Association

Flor De Granado Y Granado

Juan Javier del Granado

This is a collection of works by a distinguished literary Latin American family. Presented here, in a single volume, is a wealth of styles, subjects, and forms united, perhaps, solely by the uncommonly high quality of the writing itself. The anthology includes uncollected pieces and English translations by the poet Bruce Phenix.


Frederick Luis Aldama. Latino Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey By Interview. San Diego: ¡Hyperbole Books!, 2017., Jessica Rutherford 2017 The Ohio State University

Frederick Luis Aldama. Latino Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey By Interview. San Diego: ¡Hyperbole Books!, 2017., Jessica Rutherford

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Frederick Aldama. Latino Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey by Interview. San Diego: ¡Hyperbole Books!, 2017.


Latina School Leadership: Breaking The Mold And Rising To The Top, Velma D. Menchaca, Shirley J. Mills, Filomena Leo 2017 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Latina School Leadership: Breaking The Mold And Rising To The Top, Velma D. Menchaca, Shirley J. Mills, Filomena Leo

Journal of Women in Educational Leadership

For this qualitative research study, interviews with two Latina school leaders revealed their journeys to leadership. The theoretical framework used was Latina critical race theory, feminist theory, and counter storytelling. Identified themes were strong supportive mother, fervent faith, humble beginnings, mentors, intelligent, and challenges not obstacles. These guiding themes serve as a path for Latinas who aspire to public school leadership positions.


On The Road To Nowhere: A Reading Of Franz Galich’S Managua, Salsa City (¡Devórame Otra Vez!), Kerri A. Muñoz 2017 Auburn University

On The Road To Nowhere: A Reading Of Franz Galich’S Managua, Salsa City (¡Devórame Otra Vez!), Kerri A. Muñoz

Dissidences

On the Road to Nowhere:

A Reading of Franz Galich’s Managua, Salsa City (¡Devórame otra vez!)

This article examines how Franz Galich, in Managua, Salsa City (¡Devórame otra vez!), narrates the Central American neoliberal experience from the perspective of the underprivileged. I explore how, beginning with the title, the author positions his protagonists in the neoliberal, fragmented moment. From there, Galich proceeds to document a night in the life of the marginalized. Here, Beatriz Cortez’s concept of cinismo is used to understand how the role-playing, that is central to the novel, brings into question arbitrary social barriers. In ...


Lopez, Victor M. (Fa 1037), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Lopez, Victor M. (Fa 1037), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1037. Paper titled “Spanish Oxcarts” in which Victor M. Lopez discusses the history, production, and lore of traditional Costa Rican oxcarts. Paper is based on information collected by Lopez from family and friends.


Drinking Our Stories:Food Sovereignty In Ecuador And Amazonian Runa Relations With Manioc And Guayusa, Jacqueline Michelle Kramer 2017 UNM

Drinking Our Stories:Food Sovereignty In Ecuador And Amazonian Runa Relations With Manioc And Guayusa, Jacqueline Michelle Kramer

Latin American Studies ETDs

Food sovereignty and the role of the state, international organizations, and social movements in its defense have been deeply researched. However, the role of small-scale farmers who continue traditional agricultural methods reflecting tenets of the food sovereignty movement, has been neglected in its relation to food sovereignty. This work aims to connect the plant-based ecological relationships with small-scale farmers using food sovereignty as an analytical discourse. Specifically, this thesis explores the relationship between Ecuadorian Amazonian Quichua people and two staple crops: manioc and guayusa. Through a gendered and epistemological analysis of food sovereignty, it argues that under the politics of ...


Colombian Readings Of Paradise Lost: Gabriel García Márquez’S Literary Conversation With John Milton, Daniela M. Maestre, Angelica Duran 2017 University of Los Andes, Colombia

Colombian Readings Of Paradise Lost: Gabriel García Márquez’S Literary Conversation With John Milton, Daniela M. Maestre, Angelica Duran

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Symposium

Englishman John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost has twenty European Spanish translations. Despite the high number of translations, three Latin American writers, one Mexican and two Colombians published three more versions. Our project seeks to discover what motivated the Colombian translators to publish more versions of Paradise Lost, as part of the influence of Milton’s works in Colombian literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. There is little information about Colombian readings of this epic poem: we do not yet know how Colombians read the epic poem and why. To get a better sense of Colombian reception of ...


Investigating Female Indigenous Leadership In Latin America, Roseangela G. Hartford 2017 Ursinus College

Investigating Female Indigenous Leadership In Latin America, Roseangela G. Hartford

Spanish Summer Fellows

This project investigates gender constructs and the complex assigned gender roles in settings of female indigenous leadership in Latin America. It examines two distinct indigenous communities, including the BriBri society in Yorkín, Costa Rica and the Maya peoples in Santa Anita, Guatemala that demonstrate the circumstantial spectrum in which women can obtain leadership roles and what actors directly influence this process. Each case study explores the fluidity of gender identities in which concepts of masculinity often guide female empowerment and liberation. With Costa Rica abolishing their military in 1948 and Guatemala experiencing a 36-year civil war (1960-1996) and a major ...


Les Recueils D'Ornements Latino-Américains. Instrumentalisations Nationales Et Internationales (1923 - 1947), élodie vaudry 2017 Université Paris-Nanterre

Les Recueils D'Ornements Latino-Américains. Instrumentalisations Nationales Et Internationales (1923 - 1947), Élodie Vaudry

Artl@s Bulletin

L'étude des recueils d'ornements latino-américains publiés au cours de la première moitié du xxe siècle propose une nouvelle lecture de l'indigénisme et une approche spécifique des processus de resémantisation des motifs précolombiens à l'époque contemporaine. Cette analyse permet de cerner la volonté des gouvernements d'Amérique latine d’établir un socle culturel national mais aussi continental et de les étudier comme une des manifestations plastiques des processus indigénistes. Ce sujet tente de montrer, par le biais de l’ornement, les dynamiques communes et l’hybridation diachronique et diasporique de la culture visuelle latino-américaine.


Pop Goes La Cultura: American Pop Culture’S Perpetuation Of Latino Paradigms And Stereotypes, Adrian E. Quinones Rivas, Berlinda Saenz 2017 University of Northern Colorado

Pop Goes La Cultura: American Pop Culture’S Perpetuation Of Latino Paradigms And Stereotypes, Adrian E. Quinones Rivas, Berlinda Saenz

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

This article examines the perpetuation of Latino stereotypes and paradigms within American Pop Culture. Pop culture venues such as film, television, and the web platform YouTube were used as a basis for analysis. In addition, a few television primetime shows and movies are referenced, including The George Lopez Show, Jane the Virgin, Gilmore Girls, Scarface, and Mi Vida Loca (my crazy life), and critically analyzed as evidence of Latino subordination. Latino Americans face many challenges including being stereotyped as uneducated, poverty-stricken, lazy, aloof, and obtaining low end jobs such as janitors, housemaids, and gardeners. These negative depictions have created an ...


Pro Patria Mori: Las Alianzas Alegóricas En El Teatro De La Guerra De Los Diez Años En Cuba (1868-1878)., Jorge L. Camacho 2017 University of South Carolina-Columbia

Pro Patria Mori: Las Alianzas Alegóricas En El Teatro De La Guerra De Los Diez Años En Cuba (1868-1878)., Jorge L. Camacho

Dissidences

El 10 de octubre de 1868 Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (1819-1874), un hacendado criollo de la provincia de Bayamo, se alzó en contra el gobierno español, y así fue que comenzó la guerra de independencia de Cuba. Esta guerra duró diez años, al final de la cual, los cubanos no pudieron obtener su libertad. En este ensayo me propongo analizar varias obras del teatro independentista que muestran las diversas tensiones que acontecieron en el conflicto bélico. En especial, analizaré las obras escritas por Luis García Pérez, Francisco Víctor y Valdés, y Francisco Javier Balmaseda, en las cuales las mujeres ocupan ...


El Componente Cultural En La Clase Ele: Un Factor Intrínseco, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio 2017 Trent University

El Componente Cultural En La Clase Ele: Un Factor Intrínseco, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio

Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio, Ph.D

La enseñanza y el aprendizaje de cualquier lengua no solo implica el desarrollo de ciertas competencias lingüísticas que ayuden al estudiante a comprender y producir reglas gramaticales, variedad de sonidos, manejo adecuado de la sintaxis, lectura y escritura, solo por mencionar algunas. En este sentido, dentro del contexto de la clase ELE en Canadá, y a pesar de que la mayoría de las páginas de los libros de texto utilizados aluden a información sobre el mundo hispano y sus tradiciones, el componente cultural no es lo suficientemente explorado, aprovechado y, sobre todo, difundido de una manera práctica. Sin menospreciar el ...


Tsirik - Fold The Leaves So That Others May Be Guided: A Study Of How The Bribri Women Are Preserving Their Culture To Ensure A Sustainable Future For Their Community, Emily R. Blau 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Tsirik - Fold The Leaves So That Others May Be Guided: A Study Of How The Bribri Women Are Preserving Their Culture To Ensure A Sustainable Future For Their Community, Emily R. Blau

Capstone Collection

Bananas are one of Costa Rica’s largest exports, along with coffee, palm oil, and cocoa. The banana plantations are large-scale, are most often run by multinational companies, and are considered to be run as enclave economies (Equal Exchange, 2016). This monoculture crop production has been globally accused of human rights abuses said to include, but not be limited to, violating the rights of indigenous people and loss in culture and tradition. For this paper, I studied the effects that large-scale agricultural corporations have on the BriBri, a matriarchal and indigenous group who live on the Caribbean coast of Costa ...


Prayers Of Peace And Protest: The Relationship Between The Catholic Church And Chile's Socialist And Military Governments (1970-1990), Olivia Migliori 2017 Dickinson College

Prayers Of Peace And Protest: The Relationship Between The Catholic Church And Chile's Socialist And Military Governments (1970-1990), Olivia Migliori

Student Honors Theses By Year

In this work I examine the relationship between the Chilean Catholic Church and the socialist government of Salvador Allende (1970-1973) as well as the military government of General Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990). In the years preceding Allende’s election, an ideological current emerged in Chilean religion and politics that emphasized a focus on social justice. This swell of leftist ideas created a tension within both the Church and the country that continued into Allende’s presidency. These conflicts were further exacerbated by the military coup in 1973, and the attitudes of laypeople and clergy toward the dictatorship were varied. Scholarship written ...


Bilingual And Bimodal Expression: The Creolization In Edwidge Danticat's Oeuvre, Anna Robinette 2017 Dickinson College

Bilingual And Bimodal Expression: The Creolization In Edwidge Danticat's Oeuvre, Anna Robinette

Student Honors Theses By Year

Although scholars have identified and celebrated the multicultural nature of Edwidge Danticat’s fiction, little scholarship exists that examines the complexity and significance of her multilingual craft. In response, this paper provides examples of translation, theme, motif, and structure found across all of Danticat’s works that illuminate the ways in which Danticat’s use of language mirrors the créolité and creole identities in today’s global, post-colonial world. Using creolization theory as a lens for critical analysis, this essay investigates the ways in which Danticat blends English and Kreyòl, written and oral literary traditions to build a new genre ...


The Ni Una Menos Movement In 21st Century Argentina: Combating More Than Femicide, Polly Terzian 2017 Dickinson College

The Ni Una Menos Movement In 21st Century Argentina: Combating More Than Femicide, Polly Terzian

Student Honors Theses By Year

The Ni Una Menos (Not One Less) movement was a march of over 200,000 people that took place in front of the Argentine National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 3, 2015. A group of Argentine women journalists organized this march to focus national attention on the need to combat femicide (the misogynistic killing of women) in Argentina as the death rate estimated that one woman was killed by a man every thirty hours. Mobilization for the movement emerged through the social media platform, Twitter, which served a vital role in the dissemination of the message and slogan ...


Ibero-American Languages And Cultures, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio 2017 Trent University

Ibero-American Languages And Cultures, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio

Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


Impacting Rural Hispanic Communities By Reaching Out, Connecting And Providing Services At Different Levels, Patty Lara 2017 Hood River County Library District

Impacting Rural Hispanic Communities By Reaching Out, Connecting And Providing Services At Different Levels, Patty Lara

OLA Quarterly

In my role as an outreach specialist, I have created community events, partnered with various organizations, and participated in nontraditional programs in order to attract the vast Hispanic populations in the area to the various Hood River County libraries.

Hood River County is a rural community, and an estimated 31 percent of the population is Hispanic. The great thing about this community is that it has invested its efforts in honoring and accepting the Hispanic culture and bringing the community together as a whole. There is a little town named Odell, about eight miles south of Hood River, where I ...


Collection Diversity Has No Borders: A Librarian’S Experience At Fil, Cilelij And Filij, Patricia Morán 2017 Multnomah County Library

Collection Diversity Has No Borders: A Librarian’S Experience At Fil, Cilelij And Filij, Patricia Morán

OLA Quarterly

Many public libraries in communities where Spanish is a language preferred by a significant percentage of the population have dedicated Spanish language collections and bilingual/ bicultural staff that provides library services and programs. In Oregon, the Latino population is growing faster than the national average, and nearly half of Oregon Latinos are bilingual (Oregon Community Foundation, 2016). In alignment with best practices, and upholding the core values of our profession, libraries dedicate funds and shelving space to Spanish language materials to serve the informational, educational, and recreational needs of Spanish-speaking communities. Libraries that are dedicated to developing and maintaining rich ...


Volume 22 Issue 4 Introduction, Martin Blasco 2017 Washington County Cooperative Library Services

Volume 22 Issue 4 Introduction, Martin Blasco

OLA Quarterly

During the 2014 OLA Annual Conference in Salem, a group of librarians met informally for lunch to discuss the idea of creating a chapter of REFORMA (The National Association to Promote Library and Information to Latinos and Spanish Speaking) in Oregon.

In our second meeting at the end of 2014 in the Gresham branch of the Multnomah County Library (MCL), we formalized the creation of the REFORMA Oregon Chapter. By mid-2015, we became a Round Table in OLA. During this short period of time, we have increased in numbers, organized well-attended presentations during OLA conferences, held Mock Pura Belpré Awards ...


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