All posts under Central america

Experimental technology and digital pedagogy

Digital pedagogy – the use of digital tools in the humanities classroom – has gotten a lot of attention lately, especially from those of us whose work overlaps with the digital humanities. Under this broad umbrella fall a wide variety of teaching strategies, from the use of Prezi and Powerpoint to

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Central America(ns) in Chicana Literature

As promised in my last post, I am moving along from the current views on Central American immigration and «unaccompanied minors» to discuss Central America, Central Americans, and Central American-Americans in literature. My argument today will be focused particularly on Central America as a literary symbol, particularly in the works

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Central American Refugees and the Issue of Visibility

a map of Central America, Mexico, and the Southern US, a good representation of the path child migrants take

Until a few weeks ago, there was a major news cycle which, depending on the ideological bent of the news source, highlighted the increasing numbers of migrants, particularly minors who come as refugees to the US without authorization. They come primarily from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. (But not from

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