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...
Pachucos y Sirenas Looks Back at 1940s Chicano Counterculture

Pachucos y Sirenas Looks Back at 1940s Chicano Counterculture

By Eneri Rodriguez – WestWord.com – Photo: Daniel Salazar. Photo: Museo de las Americas new exhibition Pachucos y Sirenas looks at 1940s Mexican-American counterculture in the Southwest. (Daniel Salazar) In the 1930s and 1940s, being brown in the United...
Hispanic Film Festival, January 10 through February 7

Hispanic Film Festival, January 10 through February 7

By Reader Staff – RCReader.com – Photo: The Fury of a Patient Man. Photo: The Fury of a Patient Man A quintet of powerful and acclaimed (and subtitled) dramatic works – among them an Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign-Language Film – will be screened...
Here’s How Many Countries There Are In North America

Here’s How Many Countries There Are In North America

By Juan Ramos – ScienceTrends.com – Image Not Credited. North America has 23 different countries. And while it is true that about 80% of the North American landmass belongs to either Canada or the United States, the North American continent also contains...