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Caught Off Guard at the Crossroads of Ideology and Affect: Documentary Films by the Daughters of Revolutionaries
Bernardita Llanos studies works by contemporary female filmmakers who are also the daughters of Argentine and Chilean revolutionaries. By looking at works by directors like Maria Ines Roque, CamilaExpand
Mothers As Well As Academic Professionals
Two women speak about the challenges they face in their personal and professional lives and of the special challenges that motherhood brings in their lives.
Hispanic Student in the USA
Family Imaginaries and Postmemory in Chilean Narrative: Andrea Jeftanovic’s Escenario de guerra and Lina Meruane’s Cercada
The need to give meaning to a traumatic historical and personal experience has been an ongoing theme in the literature produced in Chile in the past thirty years. The brutal force and stark violenceExpand
Africanism in the Caribbean
African cultural traditions found in the Caribbean. The speaker explains what syncretism is when speaking about santeria.
The Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende offers The Japanese Lover in English just a couple of months after its publication in Spanish. The novel combines different migrations to San Francisco: Alma sails from Poland as aExpand
Variations of Spanish
"A brief, general description of phonetic and semantic differences in Spanish in the Caribbean, Colombia, Peru, and Chile. It gives a few examples of pronunciation and meaning differences."