Insular Caribbean

MÓDULO DE ACTIVIDADES PEDAGÓGICAS INSPIRADAS EN EL NUEVO PUERTO RICO

Por Astrid Raquel Cruz Negrón y Leonardo Ramos Badillo

#CurrículoCombativo: Lecciones curriculares completas con actividades y lecturas para usar en clases de lenguaje, de Español, de Estudios Sociales y Artes, enfatizando el contexto social de Puerto Rico. 

NARRATIVES OF LIFE: A POST-MARIA INTERVENTION IN COLONIAL PUERTO RICO

BY KRISTINA MEDINA-VILARINO

Investigate narratives and artifacts of colonialism, displacement, and belonging. Examine oral histories, literature, and visual art discussing the relationship between colonialism, diaspora, natural disasters, and cultural identity before and after Hurricane Maria.

RIZOS DE DESCOLONIZACIÓN EN LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA

By ELISE ASLANIAN

Una experiencia interactiva para las dominicanas que quieren ser empoderadas, y los dominicanos, músicos, y estudiantes que quieren ser activos en romper los estereotipos.

HOW IS AN EDUCATIONAL MODEL A SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT TOOL?

BY CARLOS FERNANDEZ

After the Cuban revolution of 1959, the newly established government saw in education the path to develop a society that was fighting against social inequalities clearly perceived by the differences in quality of life of its population. The Cuban government found in education a way to develop their society from inside out.

HOW IS DOMINICAN IDENTITY MAPPED OUT IN URBAN SPACES?

By Camila Avila-Martinez

See how space and location in the Dominican Republic contribute to visualizing the dynamic identities of Dominicans through museums, street art, and more.

LA INTERRUPCIÓN DE LA OPRESIÓN: LA LUCHA POR ABORTO LEGAL

By MARGARET DICKEY

¿Cómo se compara la legislación y las climas sociales y políticos sobre aborto en Puerto Rico y Argentina?.

HOW DO MARGINALIZED GROUPS REACT TO OPPRESSIVE POLICIES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC?

By LESLIE RODRIGUEZ-VAZQUEZ

Digital artifacts for the study of the Caribbean. Innovative resources for digital teaching and learning

COCO FUSCO'S EXHIBITION AT ST. OLAF COLLEGE

By JANE BECKER NELSON

Swimming in Dry Land: Coco Fusco’s visit to St. Olaf College brought a new perspective to the spaces of the Flaten Art Museum. 

MÚSICA EN CUARENTENA

By ASHA KNISH

Una investigación sobre el papel de la música en la salud mental durante la pandemia de coronavirus en República Dominicana y España.

¡MAMBO!: LA EVOLUCIÓN DE LA IDENTIDAD PUERTORRIQUEÑA A TRAVÉS DE LAS ADAPTACIONES DE WEST SIDE STORY

By BLAKE WIESELER

La evolución de la identidad puertorriqueña a través de las adaptaciones de West Side Story.

Continental Caribbean

HOW DOES MUSIC SHAPE THE IDENTITY OF AFRO-CARIBBEAN PEOPLE IN COSTA RICA?

By Jimena Fernández

In 1870, immigrants from the English’speaking Caribbean islands arrived to Limon bringing their customs with them, including their musical practices. The music brought by these immigrants starts to evolve and the Calypso from Limon is formed.

WHAT WERE THE SYMPTOMS OF THE 2018 SOCIO-POLITICAL CRISIS IN THE CARIBBEAN OF NICARAGUA?

BY Alicia Henríquez

For the past two years, thousands of people have taken over the streets of Nicaragua demanding for dictator Ortega’s resignation and for violence against Nicaraguans to cease. Since April of 2018, represion coming from the government has been brutal and until now, 672 people have been killed and more than 500 have disappeared.

OTHER SUGGESTED DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND PLATFORMS IN CARIBBEAN STUDIES

Por Astrid Raquel Cruz Negrón y Leonardo Ramos Badillo

Excellent archives dedicated to arts, culture and history of the Caribbean. 

Caribbean Diaspora

How is Puerto Rican history represented through urban space in Chicago?

BY Josselyn Ávila

The Puerto Rican community located in Humboldt Park has become an important part of Chicago’s multicultural makeup. At the beginning of the 20th century, Puerto Rican immigrants faced a lot of racial discrimination and displacement issues across the city.

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