Latin in Manhattan: A look at early Hispanic New York

Latin in Manhattan: A look at early Hispanic New York

By Lucie Levine – 6sqft.com – Photo: Wiki Commons. Photo: New Amsterdam in 1671 New York is the largest Latino city in the United States. Over 2.4 million New Yorkers, or nearly one third of the population, identify as Hispanic or Latino. The city’s...
5 Latino authors you should be reading now

5 Latino authors you should be reading now

By Laura Lomas | Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University Newark – TheConversation.com – Photo: Alvy Libros/flickr, CC BY-SA Photo: Many authors born in Latin America have produced some of their finest work while living in the United States. As...
New Frontiers for Mexican-American Literature

New Frontiers for Mexican-American Literature

By Arts & Sciences/University of Kentucky – hs.as.uky.edu – Mural Not Credited. This presentation begins by outlining the near invisibility of Mexican American writers in elite cultural circles and their rather partial depiction in popular culture...