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Canada, Latino Literature in

Luis Loya García

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Latino Literature in CanadaIntroductionContact between Canada and the Hispanic world dates back to the era of colonization with the Spanish exploratio...

Canada, Latinos in

Luis Loya García

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Latinos in Canada Introduction Latino Canadian studies is a relatively young field. US Latinos and Latino Canadians hardly know each other. Wh...


Timothy Matovina, Michael Anthony Abril

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Catholicism Introduction Spanish-speaking Catholics have lived in what is now the United States for twice as long as the nation has existed. U...

Chávez, César

Steven W. Bender

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

César ChávezIntroductionCésar Chávez (b. 1927–d. 1993) is recognized as an American hero, as evidenced by an official state holiday in California, the...

Chicana/o Ethnography

Pablo Gonzalez, Xóchitl Chávez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Chicana/o EthnographyIntroductionChicana/o ethnography is a subfield of Chicana/o anthropology and sociocultural anthropology. There are two ways of l...

Chicano Literature

Rafael C. Castillo

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Chicano LiteratureIntroductionChicano literature began as a critical and creative response to discrimination and prejudice that affected Mexicans who ...

Chicano Movement

Ignacio Garcia

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Chicano MovementIntroductionThe Chicano movement was a social, cultural and economic challenge to the status quo that was long in the making, with som...

Chicano Studies

Nicole Guidotti-Hernández

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Chicano StudiesIntroductionRadicalized Mexican Americans, who called themselves Chicano/a, began a social protest movement in the 1960s and 1970s, eve...

Child Language Acquisition

Alison Sparks, Diana Leyva

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Child Language Acquisition Introduction The study of language acquisition in children growing up in Latino families is a burgeoning field of r...

Cinco de Mayo

David E. Hayes-Bautista

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Cinco De Mayo Introduction A Mexico City journalist posted to Los Angeles wrote in 1980, “Cinco de Mayo is not a very important holiday in Mex...


Stella Rouse

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Colombian-AmericansIntroductionColombian-Americans are people of Colombian descent (both immigrants and native born) who reside in the United States. ...


Frederick Luis Aldama

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Comics Introduction In Mexico and other Latin American countries, reading comic books and comic strips has long been an accepted form of ent...

Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Miriam Jiménez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Congressional Hispanic CaucusIntroductionThe Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) is a Congressional Member Organization, namely a coalition of members...


Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, Anne Gebelein, Charlie Fuentes, Matthew Perse

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

ConnecticutIntroductionNew England, often imagined as the land of steady habits and racial homogeneity, has never lived up to this mythical narrative....


Elijah Wald

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Corridos Introduction Corridos are a form of narrative song or verse popular in Mexico and the southwestern United States. Related to the Span...

Cuban Americans

Dario Moreno

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Cuban Americans Introduction Cuban American refers to people of Cuban origins who live in the United States. The term can be applied to recent...

Cuban-American Literature

Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Cuban-American LiteratureIntroductionShortly before his death in New York City, the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas remarked: “Someone who’s been uproote...

Cuisine, Caribbean Latino

Zilkia Janer

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Caribbean Latino Cuisine Introduction Caribbean cuisines are the result of centuries of constant fusion. As the geographical center of the tra...

Cuisine, Mexican-American

Sarah Portnoy

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Mexican-American Cuisine Introduction “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are,” quipped Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, author o...

de la Cruz, Sor Juana Inés

Ilan Stavans, Katharine Correia

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Sor Juana Inés de la CruzIntroductionArguably the most important poet of the colonial period in Latin America, and perhaps of any time, Mexican poet a...

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