Monthly Archives: February 2012

Down These Mean Streets Pt. II

Down These Mean Streets Pt. II Identity Mr. West 1/8 black, Spanish and white Author of a book about what it means to be black in the south Racial Instincts- burden of ones skin Sexuality Race in relation to sexuality … Continue reading

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Down These Mean Streets part 1

Down These Mean Streets By Piri Thomas El Barrio – Also know as East Harlem or Spanish Harlem, El Barrio (in English, ‘The Place’) is where a fair portion of the story takes place.  Piri consider El Barrio his home … Continue reading

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Harvest of Empire: Puerto Ricans, Citizens Yet Foreigners

Here is the digital handout version of my powerpoint presentation: Location Smallest by land of Greater Antilles Includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands Vieques, Culebra, and Mona Brief History of Puerto Rico Columbus … Continue reading

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Event – An Homage to Piri Thomas

This information comes directly from El Museo del Barrio New York website. El Museo del Barrio New York  New York’s leading Latino cultural institution welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic and cultural landscape of the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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Hombres y Machos (PP)

This is the PowerPoint presentation given by Katie Lakotko & Rachael Korb. Let them know if you have any questions. Hombres y Machos (pp)

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Hombres y Machos (presentation bibliography)

Rachel Korb Katie Lakotko Bibliography “Bem Sex Role Inventory.” Mind Garden, Inc. Home of Psychological Tests in Leadership, Self Esteem,and Many More. Web. 10 Feb. 2012. <http://www.mindgarden.com/products/bemss.htm&gt;. “Individual Listing: Mirande, Alfredo.” University of California Riverside. Web. 10 Feb. 2012. <http://facultydirectory.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/pub/public_individual.pl?faculty=2261&gt;. “The Aztec … Continue reading

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HOMBRES Y MACHOS…

HOMBRES Y MACHOS Rachel Korb and Katie Lakotko Goal of “Hombres y Machos” Provide integrated view of Latino men, masculinity, and fatherhood Refute common myths and misconceptions Argue that conceptions of men, masculinity and gender are limited Alfredo Mirande Born … Continue reading

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How to email professors…

Here is an interesting blog post by Michael Leddy on the “proper” way to email professors (or anyone else if you want to sound professional in my opinion). Orange Crate Art: How to e-mail a professor: http://mleddy.blogspot.com/2005/01/how-to-e-mail-professor.html I would greatly … Continue reading

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The Rain God part 2 by Carlos Perez and Amy Hahm

Character Development: Miguel Angel (Miguel Chico) The main character of this story. He is an educated individual. He is professionally accomplished University professor with a Doctorate. Very strong relationship with his mother. Miguel Grande •Embodies a stereotypical Mexican male: strong, … Continue reading

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The Rain God – Part 1 (PP)

This is Montana & Misharo’s excellent PowerPoint presentation on The Rain God. Please take a look at it after you (re)read the first half of the book. Rain God – Part 1 (PP)

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