Latinx Heritage Month

Teaching for Change’s Teach Central America Week is coming up on October 3-9 for Latinx Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). They have “lessons, booklists, biographies of noted historical figures, and readings for free use by classroom teachers.” For more information, visit their site here. Hispanic … Continue Reading »

Pablo Neruda y la política

The Memoria Chilena project through the Biblioteca Nacional de Chile has a piece in Spanish about the politics of author Pablo Neruda, and how impossible it is to separate his work and his political beliefs. This piece includes a presentation, related documents, images, and … Continue Reading »

Archeology and Anthropology in a LAC Context

The Arch and Anth Podcast, hosted by Dr Michael B. C. Rivera, “aims to provides entertaining and educational content about archaeology and anthropology.” The 150 episodes include a variety of topics and covers many areas, including artifact restitution to Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, archaeology … Continue Reading »

imagineRio

Rice University has made available a digital redesign of the imagineRio project, a “digital atlas of Rio over space and time” that include artists’ renderings of the city over time, maps, narratives in both English and Portuguese, and other items. Find the … Continue Reading »

Revisiting the “Insular Cases”

US Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch issued a concurring opinion in April on the territorial clause of the US Constitution. Shortly after, a petition was filed asking the justices to review the Insular Cases, which were “issued between 1901 and 1922, [and] said so-called unincorporated territories had … Continue Reading »

1910 Mexican Revolution Online Class (Free)

UCLA Professor and MacArthur Fellow Kelly Lytle Hernández will be in conversation about her new book Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands on Monday, June 6th, as part of the Zinn Education Project’s free online class series. Professor Lytle Hernández will be joined by University of Maryland, College Park Associate … Continue Reading »

Haiti’s “Double Debt”

This past weekend, the New York Times published a series that had been in the making for over a year. The Ransom looks into the history of Haiti’s historical and contemporary realities, and the immense role the “double debt” to France … Continue Reading »

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 »