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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 Deportations Introduction Governments have long relied on detention to enforce immigration laws. In recent years, this practice ...

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 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 ...

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...


Sony Coranez Bolton, Josen Diaz

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

FilipinosIntroduction“Filipino” refers to those who claim ethnonational ties to the Philippines. At the same time that the term assumes such an affili...


Camilla Fojas

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Film Introduction Latina and Latino stars, filmmakers, characters, and storylines have been present in Hollywood and independent cinema from t...

Food Industry

Meredith Abarca, Joshua Lopez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Food IndustryIntroductionFood’s complex roles in Latinas/os’ lives are such that we simultaneously need to explore the dynamics caused by the food ind...


Jorge Iber

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

FootballIntroductionFrom the start of the field of sports history as a recognized academic endeavor in the early 1970s, one of the major areas of the ...

Foreign Policy and Latinos

Jeronimo Cortina

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Foreign Policy and LatinosIntroductionThe United States is a pluralist democracy in which freedom of speech and association are guaranteed for every m...

Health, Latino

David E. Hayes-Bautista, Mithi del Rosario

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Latino HealthIntroductionLatinos are the fastest-growing population in the United States: the US Bureau of Census (2012) projects that the Latino popu...

Hemispheric Latinidad

Paloma Martinez-Cruz

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Hemispheric LatinidadIntroductionHemispheric Latinidad describes various aspects of cultural proximity across the diverse ethnic, national, and geopol...

Higher Education

Amaury Nora, Gloria Crisp, Nicole Alia Salis Reyes, Vincent D. Carales, Kenny Lopez, Kelly Alvarado

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Higher EducationIntroductionHispanics in the United States play an integral role in shaping American society. Currently, Latinos are the largest and y...

Hijuelos, Oscar

Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Oscar HijuelosIntroductionOne of the best-known and most successful Latino writers, Oscar Hijuelos (b. 1951–d. 2013) was the first writer of Hispanic ...


Tatcho Mindiola

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Houston Introduction The presence of Mexicans in Houston is a 20th-century phenomenon. Thus, unlike other Texas cities like El Paso and San An...

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