Other Latinx Lyricist- Wiki, Olivarez and Salgado

Entry Question What topics from the sources we have discussed during the second half of the semester would you like to see included in the final? Propose a preliminary question. Sample Presentation: “Roof” by Wiki What are the central ideas of this song and music video? What are the lyrics and visuals trying to communicate… Continue reading Other Latinx Lyricist- Wiki, Olivarez and Salgado

The Low Low Woods (Chapters 1, 2, 3)- Carmen Maria Machado

Entry Questions What do you understand by the term “body horror” and what it’s relation to gender and sexuality? Bio Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the memoir In the Dream House, the comic The Low, Low Woods, and the short story collection Her Body and Other Parties. She has also written numerous essays… Continue reading The Low Low Woods (Chapters 1, 2, 3)- Carmen Maria Machado

Asynchronous Assignment on Bodega

ASYNCHRONOUS ASSIGNMENT (Deadline: 11/14 until 2:30 pm) Instructions: 1. Read the short story “Bodega” from Now We Will Be Happy by Amina Gautier.  2. Group A (Avila to Martinez): In the comment section below, answer ONE of the following prompts.  Group B (Montes to Torres): Respectfully interact with ONE of your classmates’ responses. Do you agree with their arguments and interpretations? Do you… Continue reading Asynchronous Assignment on Bodega

Staten Island- Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Entry Questions Do you think that Baruch College and CUNY at large openly talk about and discuss the concerns of students who are DREAMers, immigrants, or refugees? How can classmates, faculty, the administration, and your community help the students feel safe, secure, and welcome? How does the debate over undocumented US Americans demonstrate the importance… Continue reading Staten Island- Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Asynchronous Assignment on the Latinx Visions Podcast’s Interview with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

ASYNCHRONOUS ASSIGNMENT (Deadline: 11/9 until 4pm) Instructions: 1. Read the chapter “Staten Island” from The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio 2. Listen to the episode “Latinas and Art- Creative Non-fiction with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio” https://linktr.ee/LatinxVisions 2. Group B (Montes to Torres): In the comment section down below, answer ONE of the following prompts.   Group A (Avila to… Continue reading Asynchronous Assignment on the Latinx Visions Podcast’s Interview with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Undocumented (Chapters 3-4)- Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Entry Questions in Pairs Did you have a teacher, mentor, family member, community organizer, or religious figure in your childhood who altered the course of your life or played a part in your success? Compare your experience with Dan-el’s. Undocumented Chapters 3-4 During this difficult period of vulnerability for the family, Dan-el’s only refuge was… Continue reading Undocumented (Chapters 3-4)- Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Undocumented (Chapters 1-2)- Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Entry Conversation in Pairs Do you remember the first books that impacted you as a child or young person? In what circumstances did you read them? Were these books connected in some way to aspects of your identity? Compare your experience with Dan-el’s. Bio Dan-el Padilla Peralta was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and… Continue reading Undocumented (Chapters 1-2)- Dan-el Padilla Peralta