Hispanic Studies Capstone Presentations Spring 2021

Dr. Carmiña Palerm, Seminar in Hispanic Studies

May 26th (4:00-7:15pm) and May 28th (4:00-6:40pm)

Hispanic Studies 499 is the culminating course for the Hispanic Studies major. In this course, students develop and write a substantial, original research project, in accordance with their own interests in the Spanish speaking world, and in dialogue with some of the critics who have shaped how literature, film and culture are studied in universities today.

The presentations will be given virtually via Zoom.

Day 1 (May 26) https://plu-edu.zoom.us/j/94172284230
Day 2 (May 28) https://plu-edu.zoom.us/j/93713959793

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

4:10-4:30pm - Connor Lemma
4:30-4:40pm - Q & A

“Canto porque la guitarra tiene sentido y razón”: la historia de Victor Jara y música revolucionaria en Chile / “I Sing Because the Guitar Has Sense and Reason”: The History of Victor Jara and Revolutionary Music in Chile”

4:40-5:00pm - Bayley Gochanour
5:00-5:10pm - Q & A

El silencio de la muerte: La poesía como expresión de la injusticia contra migrantes centroamericanos” / The Silence of Death: Poetry as an Expression of Injustice Against Central American Migrants”

5:10-5:30pm - Ellie Dieringer
5:30-5:40pm - Q & A

Latinidad y política: la examinación de identidades esencializadas y la homogeneidad falsa en la demografía de voto latino/a/x en los Estados Unidos / Latinidad and Politics: Examining Essentialized Identities and False Homogeneity in Latino/a/x Voting Demographics in the United States

5:40-6:00pm - Savannah Pratt
6:00-6:10pm - Q & A

La Educación Bilingüe: Un análisis de sus problemas, y una propuesta para el futuro / Bilingual Education: An Analysis of its Problems, and a Proposal for the Future.

6:10-6:30pm - Libby Woods
6:30-6:40pm - Q & A

Integración a través de separación: Un análisis del sistema educativo de Cataluña y su impacto en los alumnos inmigrantes de Marruecos/ Integration Through Separation: An Analysis of Catalunya’s Educational System and its Impact on Immigrant Students From Morocco”

6:40-7:00pm - Josiah Colby
7:00-7:10pm - Q & A

Friday, May 28th, 2021

4:10-4:30pm - Josephine Hunt
4:30-4:40pm - Q & A

La evolución de la autonomía: un cambio en los papeles de género para las mujeres en el movimiento zapatista/The Evolution of Autonomy: A Change in Gender Roles for Women in the Zapatista Movement

4:40-5:00pm - Cindy Ocotlan-Garcia
5:00-5:10pm - Q & A

Ixcanul: Una representación visual de la discriminación que experimentan los indígenas guatemantecos en los centros de salud, influenciados por las barreras del idioma / Ixcanul: A Visual Representation of the Discrimination Experienced by Indigenous Guatemalans in Health Centers, Influenced by Language Barriers”

5:10-5:30pm - Sharlene Rojas Apodaca
5:30-5:40pm - Q & A

Señorita Extraviada (2001) y Las tres muertes de Marisela Escobedo (2020): La representación del feminicidio y el rol del testimonio deliberativo en la resistencia contra los feminicidios en Chihuahua, México/Señorita Extraviada (2002) and The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020): The Representation of Feminicide and the Role of Deliberative Testimony in Resisting Femicides in Chihuahua, Mexico

5:40-6:00pm - Tania Reyes
6:00-6:10pm - Q & A

¿Habrá un fin con ICE? Una mirada a como un sistema de inmigración falla en la película The Infiltrators (2019) y aun todavía con COVID-19 / Will There Be an End With ICE? A Look at How an Immigration System Fails in the Film The Infiltrators (2019) and Currently with COVID-19

6:10-6:30pm - Iliana Benítez
6:30-6:40pm - Q & A

Ni de aquí, ni de allá: El papel del espanglish en las culturas latino-americanas formadas mientras viven en el guión / Not From Here, nor There: The Role of Spanglish in Latino-American Cultures Formed While Living in the Hyphen