Early Latin American Migration to the U.S. Focus of Next Indocumentales

Post by Gretchen Kyle Shaheen, CLACS MA Candidate and Graduate Associate for K-12 Outreach On Monday, November 23, CLACS will be presenting the second film in this semester’s installation of Indocumentales.  Starting at 6:30pm, we will be screening Empire of Dreams (1880-1942) of the PBS Series Latino Americans. The second part of the Latino Americans Series,Continue reading “Early Latin American Migration to the U.S. Focus of Next Indocumentales”

Newcomers in New York: The Interview Sessions

In keeping align with my methodological approach utilizing multimedia to conduct collaborative ethnography; the latest installments of the project were interview workshops.  In general, skill development workshops are a major component of this project.  The workshops focus on creative reconnaissance and technological skill building activities.  The participants and I work together (and with local experts) toContinue reading “Newcomers in New York: The Interview Sessions”

Newcomers in New York: Musings on Methods

The anthropology of yore is gone— whereby researchers would go to the island to observe “the natives” and upon returning to the “real world,” share all that was learned of the other  while in “the field.”  With the advents of technology and the increasingly globalized world, there are no more islands left untouched — and soContinue reading “Newcomers in New York: Musings on Methods”

Newcomers in New York: The Project

Graduating high school is an emotional time for any teen.  It can be a simultaneously scary and exciting experience, a mix of anxious emotions to embark on a new life outside the confines (and safety) of the school, to tread the waters of the ‘real world.’  The story incurs an added twist when that apprehensiveContinue reading “Newcomers in New York: The Project”

CLACS Alumni Profile: Franklin Moreno

CLACS Alum Franklin Moreno is the Schools Programs Manager at El Museo del Barrio, where he has worked since 2009.  El Museo del Barrio is a Latino cultural institution dedicated to promoting Latin American and Caribbean art and culture. He was recently accepted to a PhD program in Human Development and Education at UC Berkeley, whereContinue reading “CLACS Alumni Profile: Franklin Moreno”

CLACS Alum at September 11th Tribute Center

Esther Mares is a CLACS graduate who is now a Collections Assistant at the Tribute World Trade Center Visitor Center. Esther graduated in January 2012 with an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies with a concentration in museum studies. She landed a job in her field before she even completed her last semester. EstherContinue reading “CLACS Alum at September 11th Tribute Center”

Odi Gonzales: Nueva Yorkpi Vidanmanta

Kay audiopi, profesor peruano Odi Gonzales rimashan Rebecca Fischerwan, Christine Mladicwan ima. Pay willakun imaynas kan kawsaynin Nueva Yorkpi. En este audio el profesor peruano Odi Gonzales habla con Rebecca Fischer y Christine Mladic. El cuenta cómo es su vida en Nueva York. In this podcast, Odi Gonzales, from Cusco, Peru, speaks with Rebecca FischerContinue reading “Odi Gonzales: Nueva Yorkpi Vidanmanta”

Profile: David Hanna of the CLACS Teacher Residency Program

As part of our K-12 Outreach, CLACS hosts a teacher residency program, attracting local educators who are interested in enhancing the Latin American studies curricula in their classrooms. David Hanna, a history teacher at University Neighborhood High School in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, teaches Regents prep courses in both Global and U.S. History, as well asContinue reading “Profile: David Hanna of the CLACS Teacher Residency Program”