Category Archives: Caribbean & Latin American

Borges and His Fiction: A Guide to His Mind and Art (Texas

Gene H. Bell-Villada

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In the centuries after 1492, Europeans would control much of South America and impose a foreign culture upon the already established civilizations that existed before their arrival. It contains ethics principles, a State Cooperation Mechanism and clear practical guidelines to prevent the pillaging of archaeological sites, as well as setting rules for dealing with them. In the 1960s there were a number of attempts at regional economic integration, most of which met with limited success.

The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel

William Goldbloom Bloch

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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. LACS' interdisciplinary approaches are integral to its impressive basic and applied research and service outreach activities to institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean and in local, national, and international multicultural communities.

Three Authors of Alienation: Bombal, Onetti, Carpentier

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I don’t want to downplay poverty or inequality, but I also like to give students a sense of how inequality statistics in the United States are now really not much different from places once characterized as “banana republics.” Moreover, countries like Brazil have not eliminated poverty, but have become economic powerhouses. Yet another problem concerns the management of issues relating to heterogeneity, gender, and ethnicity in rural areas.

Between Babel and Pentecost: Transnational Pentecostalism in

Ruth R. Marshall-Fratani

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Along with the article, please submit two short abstracts of 75-100 words each - one in English, and the other in Spanish or Portuguese. Video/C 2865 This documentary presents a constructive criticism of what the filmmaker sees as a lack of a work ethic and pride in work in socialist Cuba. Outline the various ways in which the United States has affected the region. Ratification of or accession to this Convention shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of ratification or accession with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Historical Dictionary of Latin American Literature and

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If it were, in fact, first observed in that region of the country, then Austerlitz’s argument that it may have descended from the Haitian mereng seems quite plausible (71). This paper will be able to introduce the argument of dealing with males and females in a masculine and feminine environment surrounded by the Caribbean culture and lifestyle. Overall, however, they found it difficult to maintain schools once the grant ceased. Nonconformist missionaries were arrested and charged with inciting rebellion, though the charges could not be made to stick.

The Reader and the Text: Interpretative Strategies for Latin

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The final third of the nineteenth century was, after all, the era of European imperialist expansion into Africa and Asia, of 'the white man's burden* of carrying 'civilization' to the 'darker' regions of the globe. Women are more likely than men to suffer from a sense of disempowerment and to have a distorted or low self-image. Applicants must also meet the requirements of the specific Jackson School program to which they are applying. Present potential new Partners for approval.

Snow on Sugarcane: The Evolution of West Indian Poetry in

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Produced/directed by Glenn Silber and Tete Vasconcellos. c1981. 60 min. Fishing boats are anchored in the Lafourche Bayou in Cajun Country, Louisiana. Difficult economic and political conditions have often limited the work of Latin American artists. Video/C MM1268 Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them.

The Portuguese-Speaking Diaspora: Seven Centuries of

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The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography (DCALAB) will be published in print with over two thousand in-depth historical biographies of Caribbeans and Latin Americans. HIV among Gay and other Men Who Have Sex with Men in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Hidden Epidemic? [Show abstract] [Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: To assess the epidemiological and social/cultural context of, and the social response to, the HIV epidemic among gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Macedonio Fernandez and the Spanish American New Novel

Jo Anne Engelbert

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Flexibility in applying its strategy is one of the salient features of the Fund's experience in Latin America and the Caribbean, and care has been taken to adjust project design and implementation to the constantly changing macroeconomic and institutional situation in the countries involved. It also began the work of turning the focus of 'written-down' literature away from Europe. While these were popular publications, they did not long outlast the tenure of their publisher and driving force; when Garvey left Jamaica for England in 1935, his legacy remained in the hearts and minds of thousands of his readers and followers, and endures to this day; but the publications of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), at least in Jamaica, soon ceased.

Seven Nights

Jorge Luis Borges

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It is estimated that after Brazil, Central America will suffer the most trade diversion as a result of NAFTA. Also differing from North American and Western European countries (e.g. This allows students to combine course offerings from around the university into a cohesive course of study that allows them to specialize in an area, topic, country, theme, or issue of their choosing and thus to tap into the many resources available at the University of Miami for students with a passion for Latin America and the Caribbean.