Calendar

Calendar

Welcome to Latinx Screens

Week 1 

8/31 Synchronous zoom session

Course introduction

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Mise-en-scene crash course

9/7 No classes scheduled

Recommended Event

9/9 Black and Latino Studies Department Open House 1:00 pm

Meeting ID: 849 5519 6946

Passcode: BLS2021

New York as a Puerto Rican, Dominican, Haitian, Afro-diasporic city

Week 2

Asynchronous screening and blog post

Decade of Fire (Gretchen Hildebran and Vivian Vásquez, 2018)

9/14 Synchronous zoom Session

Chang, Jeff. “Necropolis: The Bronx and the Politics of Abandonment.” Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation. Picador, 2005.

Recommended Event:

Extra-credit opportunity with 300-word reflection:

“Latina, Latino, Latinx: What’s in a name?” Round Table 6:00 pm

Meeting ID: 818 9686 9208

Passcode: BLS2021​

Week 3

Asynchronous screening and blog post

The Get Down Episode One: “Where There Is Ruin, There Is Hope for a Treasure” (Baz Luhrman and Stephen Adly Guirgis, 2016)

9/21 Synchronous zoom Session

Rivera, Raquel Z. “Between Blackness and Latinidad in the Hip Hop Zone.” A Companion to Latina/o Studies. Blackwell Publishing, 2007.

Oral/slide presentations

Bailey,Jalen

Carrasquillo Jr.,Daniel

Caruso,Carty

Week 4

Asynchronous screening and blog post

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (Tamra Davis, 2010)

9/28 Synchronous zoom Session

Negrón-Muntaner, Frances. “The Writing on the Wall: The Life and Passion of Jean-Michel Basquiat.” Boricua Pop: Puerto Ricans and the Latinization of American Culture. New York University Press, 2004.

Oral/slide presentations

Cruz,Brandon

Cruz,Janice

Cuenca,Christian

Week 5

Asynchronous screening and blog post

Gun Hill Road (Rashaad Ernesto Green, 2011)

10/5 Synchronous zoom Session

Cruz, Cindy. “When Does Resistance Begin? Queer Immigrant and U.S.-Born Latino Youth, Identity and the Infrapolitics of the Street.”

Oral/slide presentations

Gil,Debora

Grechka,Inna V

Hart I,Elise Hope

Week 6

Asynchronous screening and blog post

Vampires Vs. The Bronx (Osmany Rodriguez, 2020)

10/12 In-person session (Room A-17 Lex 1000 H)

Morales, Ed. “The Latinx Urban Space and Identity.” Latinx The New Force in American Politics and Culture. Verso, 2018.

Oral/slide presentations

Hassan,Tazbiul

King,Briana

Lopez,Jacqueline

Week 7

10/19 In-person session (Room A-17 Lex 1000 H)

Music-video festival (Session 1)

10/21

Recommended events:

10/21 at 1:00 pm Fringe Boricua Filmmaking in NYC: Reimagining the Queer Archive 

A reading and conversation with Cornejo Villavicencio. October 21, 6 pm.

Week 8

10/26 Asynchronous

Midterm project is due.

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Self-reflection

Northbound: Central American migrations

Week 9

Asynchronous Screening and blog post

Sin nombre (Cary Joji Fukunaga, 2009)

11/2 In-person session (Room A-17 Lex 1000 H)

Luiselli, Valeria. “Court.” Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions. Coffee House Press, 2017.

Oral/slide presentations

Ortiz,Naomi

Queme,Mathew K

Rodriguez,Natasha Jalene

Week 10

Asynchronous Screening and blog post

Clínica de Migrantes (Maxim Pozdorovkin, 2016)

11/9 Synchronous zoom Session

Cornejo Villavicencio, Karla. “Ground Zero.” The Undocumented Americans. One World, 2020.

Oral/slide presentations

Sanap,Jyoti Shivaji

Sanchez Baez,Renato

Sanchez,Juan

Extra-credit opportunity with 300-word reflection:

Latinx Visions Podcast, Episode on Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, and creative non-fiction

Chicanas in the Southwest

Week 11

Asynchronous screening and blog post

Selena (Gregory Nava, 1997)

11/16 In-person session (Room A-17 Lex 1000 H)

Paredez, Deborah. “Remembering Selena, Re-Membering ‘Latinidad’.” Jstor.org. https://www.jstor.org/stable/25069021

Oral/slide presentations

Sanchez,Perla S

Tlatelpa,Lesley

Vargas,Jazmin

Week 12

Asynchronous screening and blog post

Mosquita y Mari (Aurora Guerrero, 2012)

11/23 Synchronous zoom Session

Moraga, Cherríe. “La Güera.” This Bridge Called My Back. SUNY Press, 2015.

Extra-credit opportunity with 300-word reflection:

Latinx Visions Podcast, Episode on Mosquita y Mari and Chicana feminism

Week 13

11/30 In-person session (Room A-17 Lex 1000 H)

Music video festival (Session 2)

Week 14

12/7 In-person session (Room A-17 Lex 1000 H)

Wrapping-up

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Collective final reflections

Final Project

12/21

Final Grade Submission Deadline

12/27