Category Archives: Uncategorized

Latinas and/in Advertisement (Part 1)

I found the concept of cultural voyerism to be quite intriguing. The Magnum Mystica commercial with Eva Longoria obviously had a lot sexual subliminal messaging and promoted a inaccurate depiction (or atleast one minded view) of the Mayan culture. This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sounds Interesting…Sarahi Almonte

Sarahi Almonte is poet, a writer and a performer. Sarahí has performed at colleges and universities, as well as, conferences and events. Her work focuses on what she calls, “her wholly trinity” (Latina, Lesbian, Woman); embracing the struggles and blessings … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Modern Family on Twitter

For this week, you will be responsible for finding an article about Modern Family, paying special attention to what is being said about Sofia Vergara who plays Gloria in the show. You should use a URL shortener such as http://goo.glContinue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UConn Winter in Oaxaca, Mexico (Study Abroad)

“The beautiful city of Oaxaca is being adorned with new and beautiful avenues like Porfirio Díaz Avenue, with new buildings like the school of the same name; and the improvements are occurring without interruption not only in the capital, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Anna Lidia Vega Serova “Vengo a ofrecer mi corazón” (event)

The Department of Literatrues, Cultures & Languages, El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean& Latin American Studies & Women’s Studies invite you to a conversation in Spanish with the Cuban writer Anna Lidia Vega Serova “Vengo a ofrecer mi corazón” Monday, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment