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Film, Fashion And Fotografía: The Exoticism And Eroticism Of Female Victims In Juárez, Julia T. Scheibmeir 2012 Scripps College

Film, Fashion And Fotografía: The Exoticism And Eroticism Of Female Victims In Juárez, Julia T. Scheibmeir

Scripps Senior Theses

This thesis examines the phenomenon of feminicide in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and the representation of female victims in U.S. and Mexican mainstream media and performance activism. Specifically analyzing representations of maquiladora workers and feminicide victims in film, fashion and photography, this thesis explores the simultaneous fetishization and devaluation of border women in patriarchal society. By broadening the base of pressure for justice, via performance and internet activism, misogynist governments and policies can and will change.


La Comercialización Del Turismo Étnico En Guatemala Y Marruecos, Michelle Diana Gloster 2012 Scripps College

La Comercialización Del Turismo Étnico En Guatemala Y Marruecos, Michelle Diana Gloster

Scripps Senior Theses

This thesis examines the commercialization of ethnic tourism in Guatemala and Morocco in a postcolonial world. Addressing notions of authenticity, Western expectations of the ethnic tourism experience, and colonial portrayals of the Mayas and the Berbers, the thesis argues that the Guatemalan and Moroccan governments reduce their indigenous populations to ‘authentic’ living museums in their touristic promotions targeting Western tourists. Catering to Western tourists’ expectations, the Guatemalan and Moroccan governments perpetuate the stereotypes of their indigenous populations that were established during colonialism. Despite Guatemalan and Moroccan cultural repression of the Maya and the Berber populations, respectively, the governments exploit their ...


The Sounds Of Spanglish, Ilan Stavans 2012 Illinois Math and Science Academy

The Sounds Of Spanglish, Ilan Stavans

IMSA Great Minds Program ®

With the dramatic demographic growth of Latinos in the United States, a new form of communication has come to the fore: Spanglish, a hybrid tongue using elements from English and Spanish, yet having its own identity. Millions of people use it every day to speak as well as to read and write. Outside the country, in Latin America and the Caribbean, Spanglish is also a presence. But it is in this country where its effects are more palpable. Politicians, business big and small, religious organizations, and particularly the media employ it on a regular basis. What does the emergence of ...


Writing Indigenous Activism In Brazil: Belo Monte And The Acampamento Indígena Revolucionário, Tracy Devine Guzmán 2012 University of Miami

Writing Indigenous Activism In Brazil: Belo Monte And The Acampamento Indígena Revolucionário, Tracy Devine Guzmán

Tracy Devine Guzmán

Claiming the authority to adopt the pen (and the laptop) on behalf of their communities and in the interest of “all humanity,” Native Brazilian writers call into question the nationalist rhetoric, colonialist rationale, and neoliberal math that have been used by the state and propped up by its dominant majority to justify recent anti-indigenous public policies in the name of Brazilian sovereignty and development. Key among these is the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, revived from military rule by the administration of President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva, and currently a lynchpin of the Rousseff administration’s Accelerated Growth Program (PAC ...


"Whence Amazonian Studies", Tracy Devine Guzmán 2012 University of Miami

"Whence Amazonian Studies", Tracy Devine Guzmán

Tracy Devine Guzmán

A brief account of the history of Amazonian Studies and the current state of the field.


Museo De Aguas De Alicante El Agua En El Origen De Alicante Una Visión Histórico-Arqueológica Desde La Prehistoria Hasta La Época Moderna, pablo rosser 2012 COLABORADOR HONORÍFICO UNIVERSIDAD ALICANTE

Museo De Aguas De Alicante El Agua En El Origen De Alicante Una Visión Histórico-Arqueológica Desde La Prehistoria Hasta La Época Moderna, Pablo Rosser

pablo rosser

A partir de restos arqueológicos, de documentación de archivo y de cartografía histórica, se hace una evolución sobre cómo el agua y su uso permitió el asentamiento de población en Alicante desde el neolítico hasta época contemporánea.


The Clinical Gaze In The Practice Of Migrant Health: Indigenous Mexican Migrants In The United States, Seth M. Holmes PhD, MD 2012 University of California - Berkeley

The Clinical Gaze In The Practice Of Migrant Health: Indigenous Mexican Migrants In The United States, Seth M. Holmes Phd, Md

Seth M. Holmes PhD, MD

This paper utilizes eighteen months of ethnographic and interview research undertaken in 2003 and 2004 as well as follow-up fieldwork from 2005 to 2007 to explore the sociocultural factors affecting the interactions and barriers between U.S. biomedical professionals and their unauthorized Mexican migrant patients. The participants include unauthorized indigenous Triqui migrants along a transnational circuit from the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico, to central California, to northwest Washington State and the physicians and nurses staffing the clinics serving Triqui people in these locations. The data show that social and economic structures in health care and subtle cultural factors in biomedicine ...


La Comunidad Efímera: Círculos De Artistas En La Novela Hispanoamericana Del Siglo Xx (Argentina, Cuba Y México), Luis Hernán Castañeda 2012 University of Colorado at Boulder

La Comunidad Efímera: Círculos De Artistas En La Novela Hispanoamericana Del Siglo Xx (Argentina, Cuba Y México), Luis Hernán Castañeda

Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Theses & Dissertations

This dissertation studies the motif of the circle of artists in six Spanish American novels of the 20th century: "Los siete locos" (1929)/"Los lanzallamas" (1931) by Roberto Arlt, "Adán Buenosayres" (1948) by Leopoldo Marechal, "Rayuela" (1963) by Julio Cortázar, "Tres tristes tigres" (1967) by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, "Palinuro de México" (1978) by Fernando del Paso, and "Los detectives salvajes" (1995) by Roberto Bolaño. These novels showcase a collective protagonist: a small and subversive group of artists and intellectuals who embrace a revolutionary plan. Rebellious and (post)avangardist in their nature, their goal is to transform life into art by ...


Inter-Church And Community Relationships, Deborah Berho 2012 George Fox University

Inter-Church And Community Relationships, Deborah Berho

Faculty Publications - Department of World Languages, Sociology & Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 of Protestant Hispanic Churches of Oregon.


Futurism In Venezuela: Arturo Uslar Pietri And The Reviews Indice And Válvula, Giovanna Montenegro 2012 Binghamton University

Futurism In Venezuela: Arturo Uslar Pietri And The Reviews Indice And Válvula, Giovanna Montenegro

Comparative Literature Faculty Scholarship

The short-lived revue válvula, published in Caracas in 1928, was symbolic of the cursory invasion of Futurism into Venezuela, and of the fate of the avant-garde in that country between the 1920s and 1930s. At a time, when the nation was struggling to shake itself from the patriarchal influence of the caudillo Juan Vincente Gómez (1857-1935), and was simultaneously on the eve of a shift from an agricultural to an oil-based economy, artistic avant-garde movements arrived in cultural centres such as Caracas and Maracaibo not with the boom and thunder appropriate to war-loving Futurism but, rather, trickled in slowly, gradually ...


The Tradition Of Anonymity In The Andes, Martín L. Gaspar 2012 Bryn Mawr College

The Tradition Of Anonymity In The Andes, Martín L. Gaspar

Spanish Faculty Research and Scholarship

This essay examines the longstanding lettered tradition of representing the Andean native as anonymous, and what I view as a potential challenge to this tradition in Claudia Llosa'sLlosa, Claudia. 2006. Madeinusa, Madrid: Universal Pictures, Oberón Cinematográfica. [Google Scholar] film Madeinusa (2006). By following the gaze of the native as a common thread, I trace a genealogy of the figure of the anonymous native in Peruvian letters since the early twentieth century. Early essays and paintings of the native, I claim, display a basic politics of anonymity, while fictional works explore the narrative implications of and alternatives to this ...


Japoñolés: El Uso Del Japonés, Español E Inglés En La Comunidad Peruano Japonesa, Lily Niland 2012 Linfield College

Japoñolés: El Uso Del Japonés, Español E Inglés En La Comunidad Peruano Japonesa, Lily Niland

Fulbright Grantee Projects

In today's global economy, people from diverse cultures strive to find a balance between cultivating their heritage language and mastering the dominant languages that create economic opportunities. This ethnographic study examines a specific case of this cultural, linguistic, and emotional struggle by analyzing language mixture, usage, and change among the descendents of Japanese immigrants (Nikkei) in Lima, Peru. Participant observation, analysis of written sources, and recordings of public speeches and conversations in small groups are used to examine the current linguistic situation among diverse groups within the community; individual interviews are then used to explore the linguistic experiences, attitudes ...


Japoñolés: The Use Of Japanese, Spanish, And English In The Peruvian Japanese Community, Lily Niland 2012 Linfield College

Japoñolés: The Use Of Japanese, Spanish, And English In The Peruvian Japanese Community, Lily Niland

Fulbright Grantee Projects

Linfield alum and Fulbright grantee Lilian Niland returned to campus to give a presentation about her Fulbright experience in Peru. Niland studied language usage in the Peruvian Japanese community.


La Frontera Bélica Entre El Sentido Y La Palabra, Mike Schwarten 2012 Bowling Green State University

La Frontera Bélica Entre El Sentido Y La Palabra, Mike Schwarten

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


La Otredad Que Nos Persigue: Un Análisis De La Poesía De Alfonsina Storni Guiado Por El Arco Y La Lira, Laura Simmons 2012 Bowling Green State University

La Otredad Que Nos Persigue: Un Análisis De La Poesía De Alfonsina Storni Guiado Por El Arco Y La Lira, Laura Simmons

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


El Lenguaje Y Las Imágenes De Pablo Neruda En Su Poema “Himno Y Regreso (1939)”, Danielle Storey 2012 Bowling Green State University

El Lenguaje Y Las Imágenes De Pablo Neruda En Su Poema “Himno Y Regreso (1939)”, Danielle Storey

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


No Comunicar Es No Amar, Kelsey Magers 2012 Bowling Green State University

No Comunicar Es No Amar, Kelsey Magers

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


La Complicada División De Tres Cuentos Cosmopolititas En Subgéneros, John Word 2012 Bowling Green State University

La Complicada División De Tres Cuentos Cosmopolititas En Subgéneros, John Word

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


¡Adiós, España!: La Pérdida De Mucho Más Que El Campo, En “¡Adiós, Cordera!”, Julia Arroyo 2012 Bowling Green State University

¡Adiós, España!: La Pérdida De Mucho Más Que El Campo, En “¡Adiós, Cordera!”, Julia Arroyo

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


¿Quién Cuenta La Historia? Testigo Versus Espacio, Shaydon Ramey 2012 Bowling Green State University

¿Quién Cuenta La Historia? Testigo Versus Espacio, Shaydon Ramey

La BloGoteca de Babel

No abstract provided.


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