Category Archives: Caribbean & Latin American

Bandit Narratives in Latin America: From Villa to Chávez

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Video/C 2564 At the Edge of Conquest: The Journey of Chief Wai-Wai Looks at the situation of the Waiapi Indians, a small isolated tribe that came in contact with the outside world in the late 1970's. Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert; Madrid: Iberoamericana, 1996, 129 p. [ULIB F 2169 P74X 1996] Solaun, Mauricio, and Kronus, Sidney. Bequests were meant for schools to educatefreepeople, so that, up to 1834, only whites—and a small number of free black and colored children—could go to school.

Femmenism and the Mexican Woman Intellectual from Sor Juana

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Hamel, the Obeah Man is "unique ... in that it demonstrates what a white writer. .. could achieve if he went beyond the superfices of the 'System' and tried to enter the imagination of at least a single slave" (Brathwaite 1970: 72). In Ecuador, however, the importance of high-technology industries influencing local human capital accumulation is more difficult to explain since these industries accounted for less than 0.01% of employment in Ecuador. Reid speaks of "stylizing the dialect, keeping the atmosphere, keeping the syntax as much as possible" (Reid 1988: 4) in an effort to write in dialect but make the novel accessible to a wider audience.

Excessive Narratives: Georges Bataille, Self-Sacrifice & the

Robert John Brocklehurst

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The "ideal" family consists of a mother, a father, and two or three children. The top is then shaped into a chromatically pitched percussion instrument. Khrushchev recalled the ships and agreed to dismantle the Cuban missile sites. Verbs do not change to show agreement: thus, de man run and also de man-dem run. The recent colonies (17th to 19th centuries) were established as part of the expansion of the European capitalistic production following the Industrial Revolution.

Beyond Stereotypes: The Critical Analysis of Chicana

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Laboratory. 250 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Cartography (4) An introduction to the principles of GIS and cartography and their use in presenting and analyzing geographic information. The republics of Central America extend from Mexico to Colombia and form the final connection between North America and South America. But there are now significant departures from a long and shameful history. Benjamin eschewed the traditional patronage of the governor when the People's Theater announced its first production, W.

The Logic of Fetishism: Alejo Carpentier and the Cuban

James J. Pancrazio

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But it was a series victory in England in 1950 that heralded the arrival on the international scene of a group of players who would redefine the game. Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race: The Cult of Mestizaje in Latin America. Video/C 9798 Elements of African culture are powerfully expressed in the food, art, dance, and most importantly, the Candomble (Umbanda) religion of the Afro-Brazilian majority of the state of Bahia. 1988. 58 min. They also call on her in times of crises and calamities. c2000. 60 min.

Routes of Modernity: Spanish American Poetry from the Early

Andrew Bush

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Neue Perspektiven für den Schutz von Kulturlandschaften. Olsen String Quartets (CDs) Heitor Villa-Lobos, Cuarteto Latinoamericano The Guajira between Cuba and Spain: A Study in Continuity and Change De Violeta Parra a Víctor Jara y Los Prisioneros: Recuperación de la memoria colectiva e identidad cultural a través de la música comprometida Cuarteto Music and Dancing from Argentina: In Search of the Tunga-Tunga in Córdoba by Jane L.

Caribbean Writers / Les Auteurs Caribe Ens: Between Orality

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POPULAR LORE has it that there are more churches per capita in Jamaica than anywhere else in the world. (Wits go on to say that next door to every church is a rum-shop, or bar.) A drive through the cities and towns and along the roads of rural Jamaica gives substance to this piece of folk wisdom: solid structures of brick and mortar, some 200 or more years old, some still being built, stand cheek by jowl with wooden lean-tos supporting zinc roofs, with signs, often hand-painted, declaring the names of the congregations.

Painting Modernism (Suny Series in Latin American and

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At the same time, the foreign exchange bonanza has allowed Latin American countries to pay off their debt, increase their hard currency reserves and, in some cases, create their own sovereign wealth funds. The meeting will be a unique convening of cultural economists from the hemisphere, academics, and global experts in the creative economy and creative cities, to examine the contribution of creativity as a key element of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the impact to the arts economy of South Florida.

The Social Conscience of Latin American Writing (Texas Pan

Naomi Lindstrom

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High on surrounding hillsides, Rastafarians consume their vegetarian and health food dishes and philosophize about the ostentation and extravagance of the festival while "translat[ing] the festival ambiance into poetry" (Manning, 1998, p. 467). The migration and resulting shortage is symptomatic of inadequate policies on recruitment and retention of health workers ( Zurn, Dolea, & Stilwell, 2005 ). When one of the gang leaders wasshot outside the health clinic, the community decidedto change things, and local leaders challenged thegangs to heal their differences and work together torestore a sense of community and peace in theneighborhood.

The Making of Jorge Luis Borges as an Argentine Cultural

Mariana Casale O'Ryan

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Improving the well-being of the rural population calls for the strengthening of local institutions, both private and public, so as to give the rural poor a greater voice in decisions that affect them. New dances are frequently developed in rural areas. Besides research and publications, ILO provides toolkits and resources for young people to use in their efforts to enhance their employability. J R Monroy, Chairman LACCS-UK, Mrs Maria Rosa Picart De Francis, and Mrs Taylor.