Our Latinx students are making waves in the world! For example, Adriana M. Martínez Figueroa, Iowa State University – Class of ’17, was most recently a contributor to the “BORICUA EN LA LUNA” Anthology, an independent publication edited by Elena M. Aponte. The proceeds are directed towards Puerto Rico recovery efforts. Other publications have … Continue reading LatinX Graduates in the World!
During the Spring semester of USLS 211, a group of six students chose to create a short documentary-style film surrounding DACA for their final project. The members of this group are Paola Diaz, Elaina Kruser, Michael Cooper, Yamil Figueroa, Jazmin Diaz, and Caleb Aardahl. This group of students did outstanding work in the … Continue reading Featured: DACA Documentary
As a final project in USLS 211, Ariana N. Torres and Adriana Mirandés chose to write an article to be published in the fictitious Revolutionary Magazine. In their writing, Ariana and Adriana go into detail about the history, natural climate, and culture of Venezuela as well as its modern history and current situation. … Continue reading Ariana N. Torres & Adriana Mirandés
This podcast, featuring an examination of cultural differences and their significance, can be listened to here This podcast was part of a final group project in Dr. Megan Myers’ USLS 211 (“Introduction to Latino/a Studies”) during the Fall 2018 semester. The entire class brainstormed the idea for our class podcast, titled “ISU-tú: The Latinx Experience … Continue reading Student Podcast
SPAN 445: Senior Seminar on Latinx Memoirs, Fall 2018 Cuando tenía siete años mi familia y yo nos mudamos a los estados unidos a un pueblo pequeño, de solo 262 personas. Coulter era un pueblo muy pequeño, quedaba en el medio de la nada, y sólo había maíz por todo los lados. Mi familia era … Continue reading No Hablo Español por Ana Trinidad