Caribbean & Latin American

The Decline and Fall of the Lettered City (Convergences:

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The societies of the Antilles were transformed into creole societies. For example: Haïti: couleurs, croyances créole, Montréal: Éditions CIDIHCA, 1990. return to text *Not available online. The Theatrical into Theatre: A Study of the Drama and Theatre of the English-Speaking Caribbean. Latin America is home to many different geographical features. Video/C 4212 This documentary follows the Cuban rap musicians of Doble-Filo and Obsesión, known collectively as "La Fabri-K" (The Factory) from their humble homes in Havana throughout their eye-opening concert tour of the United States.

Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short

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When asked what is the most important way Christians can help the poor and needy, Protestants are more likely than Catholics to point toward bringing the poor to Christ, while Catholics are more inclined to say that performing charity work for the poor is most important. Charán, R. & Charán, R. (Eds.). (1996). ILAS serves as a portal for scholars and institutions, inside and outside Columbia, to identify and establish productive exchanges with the different academic units of the university.

Coming Attractions: Reading American Movie Trailers

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To these representations, already charged with localism, they add expressive and technical resources add a social dimension to the artistic manifestations, such as choosing burlap taken from potato sacks as an artistic medium, or using tempera paint to produce an effect of mural painting Since the decade of the 20s in Latin America, artists have investigated the worlds of magic and fantasy by creating images related to autobiographical occurrences or religious beliefs, and in some cases, linked to the international diffusion of surrealism.

Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction: Failure,

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Tonight's reception launches their "reunion" exhibit and a week-long workshop with students and faculty. This region deserves to be defined on its own terms, beyond dismissive stereotypes, rather than being known simply as the less-well known neighbour of the USA. Mordecai's de Man, an eyewitness account of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, breaks new ground by extensively using the creole to treat not just a serious but a sacred subject.

On The Front Line: Guerilla Poems of El Salvador

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This rich history and its lasting influence is set against a backdrop of crystal clear waters and perpetual sunshine. A consensus was reached on the need for more data, and further research on these issues and their impact on the healthcare of Latin America. Creole has now been given greater respect in the literature and political life of the Caribbean islands. ARPEL is the only organization in Latin America and the Caribbean that brings together national and international oil and gas companies, and goods and service providers.

Hispanisms and Homosexualities (Series Q)

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Real and abstract, small-scale or grand, at once feeding her poetry and feeding off it, Escoffery's art, like her verse, employs multiple metaphors. Stroke mortality is higher than in developed countries but rates are declining. While the mention, in English, of the “pursuit of happiness” (to refer to the lives of immigrants in the United States), without quotation marks or italics seems unexpected and impertinent to the monolingual reader; even more surprising are the words spoken by the North American official during the encounter: “Get those niggers down there and let the spiks take care of ’em” (20).

Franketienne and Rewriting: A Work in Progress (After the

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Over most of a period spanning thirty years, the Van Leer Foundation helped to upgrade plants and funded teacher training (ongoing and intramural), since most teachers had only a primary school education, and, in some cases, very little of that. Their massiveness is balanced by elegant decoration. Paul: West Publishing, 1975. 110-123. —. “Social Functions of Carnival in a Dominican City.” Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 26.4 (1970): 328-342.

The Lesson of the Master

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An accurate assessment of undocumented immigration is difficult to find. All of them use the structure of the traditional Latin mass, but bend the language and rhythms to fit the culture of the congregation. Dr Michael Refalo, former Malta High Commissioner at the Court of St. In the past few decades, various Amerindian groups have organized in the rural areas of Mexico in an attempt to counter the power of the political elite. Many of these musicians, the wind players especially, were graduates of a remarkable institution now over a hundred years old, the Alpha Boys School.

Antonio Candido

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And, best of all, most of its cool features are free and easy to use. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime recently released their “ Global Study on Homicide 2013” which examined peacetime murder statistics from all over the world and ranked 13 of the top 20 countries to be in Latin America and the Caribbean. Place your name and affiliation at the end of the review. To order discounted back issues, please complete this form.

Magill's Choice: Notable Latino Writers, 3 Volume Set

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A virtually self-taught practitioner in sculpture and mixed media, he employed both to produce disturbing installations that were radically different from anything in the local tradition. New York: Filmakers Library, inc., 1996 (Videocassette). [IMC GN 495.6 C58V 1996] This documentary shows the interaction of the East Indian and African populations of Trinidad and Tobago through Chutney music: a mix of Indian folk music and Soca/Calypso. Video/C 1778 Masuoka, Susan N. "La Ofrenda." (movie reviews) Western Folklore v53, n1 (Jan, 1994):92 (4 pages).