Radio Venceremos

TedEd has a lesson on Radio Venceremos, the underground radio network of the FMLN during the Salvadoran Civil War (1979-1992). This lesson includes a short video, discussion questions, a quiz, and further resources. The Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen collection at the … Continue Reading »

Indigenous Migration from Latin America

Within the overall crisis at the US-Mexico border is another struggle that is mostly ignored–Indigenous migrants are facing “communication difficulties, cultural barriers and anti-Indigenous discrimination” in their migration journey. Due to the communication issues, official processes for asylum claims are … Continue Reading »

Japanese Brazilians During WWII 

“Resisting Racism: Japanese Immigrants and Japanese Brazilians, 1930-1954″, given by Dr. Jeffrey Lesser (Emory University) on Wednesday, May 11 (2pm Central) via Zoom, will be the final event in a series on Japanese Latin Americans during WWII. Click here to register and click here to find out more about the … Continue Reading »

Japanese Peruvians in WWII

““You Brought Us Here”: The Plight of Japanese Peruvians in World War II U.S. Incarceration”, given by Dr. Natasha Varner on Wednesday, April 20 (4pm Central) via Zoom, will be the second event in a series on Japanese Latin Americans during WWII. Click here to register and click … Continue Reading »

Banana Craze

The Universidad de los Andes in Colombia has a virtual exhibit entitled “Banana Craze” looking into the many facets of Latin American and Caribbean life affected by the colonial cultivation of the banana. Various topics include violences, ecosystems, and identities with a variety of … Continue Reading »

Japanese Mexicans and WWII

Inside an Invisible Iron Wall: The Forced Relocation of Japanese and Japanese Mexicans during World War II, given by Dr. Jerry Garcia on Monday, March 14 (4pm Central) via Zoom, will be the first lecture in a series on Japanese Latin Americans during WWII. Click … Continue Reading »