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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...

del Toro, Guillermo

Dolores Tierney

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Guillermo del ToroIntroductionGuillermo del Toro (b. 1964) is an Oscar-winning Mexican director, screenwriter, producer, novelist, film scholar, curat...

Detention and Deportations

César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Detention and DeportationsIntroductionGovernments have long relied on detention to enforce immigration laws. In recent years, this practice has become...

Díaz, Junot

Sarah Quesada

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Junot DíazIntroductionThe renowned Dominican American writer Junot Díaz (b. 1968) is a polymath of many talents: A winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Mc...

Domestic Service, Latinas in

Teresa Carrillo

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Latinas in Domestic ServiceIntroductionThere are currently at least 53 million adult domestic workers worldwide, and another estimated 10.5 million ch...

Dominican Americans

Ramona Hernández, Sophia Monegro

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Dominican AmericansIntroductionMassive emigration from the Dominican Republic to the United States began in 1966. A large contingent of Dominicans lef...

Dominican Blackness

Sarah Aponte

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Dominican BlacknessIntroductionDominicans come originally from the Dominican Republic, a country that shares with the Republic of Haiti the island of ...

Dominican Diaspora

Sarah Aponte

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Dominican DiasporaIntroductionThe paradoxical interdependence of US Dominicans and their fellow citizens in the Dominican Republic has elicited differ...

Dominican-American Literature

Silvio Torres-Saillant

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Dominican American Literature Introduction Scholarship on the literary production of Dominicans in the United States has grown steadily since ...

Dominicans and Baseball

April Yoder, Rob Ruck

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Dominicans and BaseballIntroductionBaseball reflects the sacrifice, commitment, and determination that Dominicans displayed during foreign occupation ...

Don Quixote in English

William Childers

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Don Quixote in EnglishIntroductionAsked whether Don Quixote could become a bridge between North and South America, Jorge Luis Borges replied, “Yes, I ...

El Paso

Monica Perales, Sandra I. Enríquez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

El PasoIntroductionEl Paso, Texas, is the epicenter of the largest international border metroplex in the Western Hemisphere. With a population of near...

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