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Talk by Cuban Scholar & Cultural Critic

The Department of Dramatic Arts: Theatre Studies, El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean and Latin American Studies and the Department of Literatures, Cultures & Languages Present Visiting Cuban Scholar, Editor, Author & Cultural Critic Roberto Zurbano Torres is the Editor/Publisher of … Continue reading

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Questions for Diane Alverio

On Thursday, November 29, Diane Alverio from CT Latino News will be visiting our class to discuss new media and online news. Please type out one question in the comments you would like to ask her regarding Latinas and Media. … Continue reading

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With Curtis Acosta after the Precious Knowledge talkback session.

With Curtis Acosta after the Precious Knowledge tallback session.

It was pleasure meeting to Mr. Acosta he is truly an inspiring man, and its really sad to see his curriculum no longer being put to use. Interesting enough he is now teaching Hip Hop. Tangent aside, how do you guys feel highschool students are impacted by “Ethnic Studies”? Should socialist, fascist, and/or communist texts be banned at the highschool level? Is it more or less American to educate students based on ethnicities?

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The High Price of Teaching Latino Students About Their Heritage (event)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 4:00pm-6:30pm                                                                                                                                                                      Classroom Building, Room 102    Guest speaker: Curtis Acosta, Tucson AZ high school teacher. “The High Price of Teaching Latino Students about their Heritage: Curricular Success and Political … Continue reading

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