Being Latino in the US (Cultural Aspects)

Karla L. Diaz, Western Oregon University

Abstract

In these presentations, students are going to explore the meaning of being Latino in the United States and describe the lives of famous people within the Hispanic World. Some students have chosen an aspect of being Latino within the United States (e.g., cultural, political, or economic aspects, immigration experiences, the role of women, bilingual education, Latino identity, etc.) and will offer their thoughts about these relevant issues. Other students have chosen a famous Hispanic in History (e.g., Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Pablo Picasso, Gabriela Mistral, Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, Rigoberta Menchú, etc.) and will share how these leading figures have inspired them.

 
May 30th, 2:10 PM

Being Latino in the US (Cultural Aspects)

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 204

In these presentations, students are going to explore the meaning of being Latino in the United States and describe the lives of famous people within the Hispanic World. Some students have chosen an aspect of being Latino within the United States (e.g., cultural, political, or economic aspects, immigration experiences, the role of women, bilingual education, Latino identity, etc.) and will offer their thoughts about these relevant issues. Other students have chosen a famous Hispanic in History (e.g., Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Pablo Picasso, Gabriela Mistral, Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, Rigoberta Menchú, etc.) and will share how these leading figures have inspired them.