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Silent Protest Against Violence, Sexual Assault, and Hate Speech

Dear Department Heads, Professors, Cultural Center Directors, and Student Leaders, It is in the spirit of goodwill, activism, and hopes of potential change that we write to you today. In response to recent events regarding Carolyn Luby’s “Open Letter to … Continue reading

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Final Self Reflection & Evaluation

Fictions of Latino Masculinities Final Self Reflection & Evaluation Due Date:       Thursday, May 9, 2013 in class (no exceptions) Please write one paragraph for each question: 1. How would you evaluate your class participation? Beyond attendance, did you actively contribute … Continue reading

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Girl Fight Digital Handout

Digital Handout for Girlfight By: Ernie Abreu, Nelson Veras Tomboys v  “Gender conformity is pressed onto all girls, not just tomboys, and this is where it becomes hard to uphold the notion that male femininity presents a greater threat to social … Continue reading

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First openly gay boxer about Jason Collins

Orlando Cruz becomes the first openly gay boxer after coming out before his October 19 fight. (Courtesy EMC events) First openly gay boxer about Jason Collins: “Coming out does not make him less of a man” http://nbclatino.com/2013/05/01/first-openly-gay-boxer-about-jason-collins-coming-out-does-not-make-him-less-of-a-man/

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City of God (Part 2): p. 125-149

ž žThe Quilt Series ž1. 911 ž2. ICU ž3. REM ž4. RM# ž5. 4AM ž6. DOA žThe Quilt Series: Summary žIn this part of the reading, the narrator recalls the experience of losing his partner, John. žAt this point, John, … Continue reading

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City of God Pages 53-99

 The Author Gil Cuadros: Born in Los Angeles, California on July 22, 1962 Died on October 04, 1996 at the age of 34 One of the first recipients of the PEN Center USA/West grant to writers with HIV Awarded the 1991 … Continue reading

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Susan Sontag, HIV/AIDS Handout

AIDS as Metaphor: Body Politic and Culture of Surveillance By Desi Wimberly and John Wilkinson Susan Sontag: (1933-2004) Born in New York, raised in Tuscon, AZ and Los Angeles, CA. Sontag is a celebrated writer and academic who, among her … Continue reading

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Ysrael & Drown Handout

Drown by Junot Diaz Handout discussion leaders: Pat Murphy and Iris Foley   About Diaz -born in the Dominican Republic in 1968 -had a strained relationship with his father -books include: Drown, This is How You Lose Her, and The … Continue reading

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Dominicans: From the Durate to the George Washington Bridge Hand Out

By Brittany and Lisette Trujillo- Dictator of Dominican Republic “if the police were looking for you,” …“you dared not run away. If you did, they would come and kill all the members of your family. So people just sat in … Continue reading

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Handout_The Rain God- Part 2

Romy Garcia & Victoria Breen The Rain God By Arturo Isilas (Part 2 pages 53-110)   Significant Events Miguel Grande and Juanita have their 25th Anniversary Uncle Felix is killed by a soldier Miguel Grande and Lola have a long-term … Continue reading

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