READ: Angélica Pérez-Litwin’s “Will the New Latina Please Stand Up? How Social Media Is Broadening The Latina Image” on Huffington Post @LatinoVoices
READ: Kalyn Belsha’s “Most Powerful Latinas in Social Media” on VOXXI @voxxinews
DISCUSSION: Kiara Morales & Adam Lang
Chongas 1.0? How would you compare these MadTV characters to the YouTube video of the Chonga Girls presented by Kiara & Adam? (Also, keep in mind the other Latino being represented here.)
This is a webseries starring America Ferrera called Christine:
For this section’s post, please go to Blogs by Latinas: A Worldwide Directory of Latina Bloggers and choose one blog to talk about in our class blog. Please insert a link to the blog of your choice; make sure you DO NOT REPEAT a blog someone else has already discussed. How does the blog of your choice affirm / challenge / complicate / dialogue with what we have been discussing all semester? The blogs in the directory range in aesthetic, format, and content; they are in Spanish, Spanglish, and English. Does the blog of your choice reference other social media (i.e. a YouTube channel or Twitter account)? Some might be more personal, testimonial accounts while others might be more professional, or academic.