QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PUERTO RICAN IMMIGRANTS
 
The class discusses their personal experiences of quality of life for Puerto Rican immigrants.

 

 

TAINO BALLPARKS & PUERTO RICAN ART

 

MARIPOSA INTRO
 
Poet Mariposa introduces herself and sings/ translates the song “Tears of the Tiger”. 

 

ANTONIA PANTOJA & THE ASPIRA PROJECT
The class discusses the struggle of uncovering cultural history in colonial Puerto Rico.

 

 
JULIA DE BURGOS POETRY
 
In the vein of female Puerto Rican voices of the early migration, the class discusses Julia de Burgos’s poetry.
 

 

"LA CARRETA" (OXCART) DISCUSSION/ WOMEN'S ROLE
 
The class looks at the depiction of women in this play.
 

 

THE SPANISH-CUBAN-AMERICAN WAR: PR from 1898- 1952

 

MAKING SOCIAL STUDIES MATTER II

 

THE 1st 400 YEARS: FOUNDATIONS OF PUERTO RICAN CULTURE BEFORE 1898


 
INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE: OVERVIEW, GOALS, EXPECTATIONS
 
Dr. Vanessa Perez-Rosario introduces the readings, course requirements and objectives for her upcoming class, History & Culture of Puerto Rico in New York.

 

 

MAKING SOCIAL STUDIES MATTER

 

EMERGENCE OF SOCIAL STUDIES AS A SCHOOL SUBJECT