Expressive Culture
Jul14

Expressive Culture

Examining Latina/o expressive culture allows us to assess the role of popular culture in Latino life, and the impact of Latinos on the development of not only American society, but also U.S., borderlands, and transnational popular culture. By unpacking this keyword we can explore the relationship between cultural production, circulation, and reception; between the culture industries’ means of production and the community’s diverse...

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Central American Lexicon

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Assimilation
Feb07

Assimilation

During the first half of the twentieth century, “assimilation” in the United States was synonymous with “Americanization” and “Anglo-conformity,” terms that signaled the dissolution of the immigrant or minority group’s culture by an Anglo-Protestant mainstream. For the most part, these terms fell out of favor by the 1960s, but cultural commentators and scholars as varied as Lou Dobbs, Victor Davis Hanson, and Samuel P. Huntington...

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