Culture -Society -Modern Civ

I want to learn about Culture / Society and Modern Civilization in Hispanic Countries.

 

Read, watch and/or listen to one of the sources below. Complete the Culture Capsule form (a copy is included at the end of this page.)  Turn the form  in to your teacher for credit. You may copy the form by hand or print it. 

 

Source #

Topic

Link

63

What is Columbusing ?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/07/06/328466757/columbusing-the-art-of-discovering-something-that-is-not-new

64

Race issues

http://www.npr.org/2011/07/27/138601410/what-it-means-to-be-black-in-latin-america

65

The U.S. Census and the Hispanic category 

http://www.npr.org/2014/05/02/309022037/making-hispanics

66

Society History Holiday (Columbus Day)

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130437792

67

The president of Uruguay

http://www.npr.org/2014/05/13/312046566/uruguays-president-shuns-trappings-of-his-office

68

Society. Women and equality in Chile.

http://www.npr.org/2012/10/27/163778756/on-womens-rights-chile-is-full-of-contradictions

69

Society. Paraguay.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2012/12/19/167539764/the-landfill-harmonic-an-orchestra-built-from-trash

70

Society.  Bolivia.  Clock runs backward. 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/26/325804334/bolivias-de-colonized-clock-of-the-south-turns-widdershins

71

Society. Bolivia. Baby stroller or aguayo?

http://www.npr.org/2011/08/05/138953724/in-bolivia-strollers-compete-with-baby-slings

72

Society. Child miners in Bolivia. 

http://www.npr.org/2013/11/30/247967228/thousands-of-children-as-young-as-6-work-in-bolivias-mines

73

Society. Peru. Rivers. 

http://www.npr.org/2012/12/01/166291578/boats-keep-aid-flowing-along-amazon-river

74

Society (this is a link to a series with several interesting articles)

http://www.npr.org/series/141162599/two-languages-many-voices-latinos-in-the-u-s

75

Society History and religion in Spain

http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2011/03/10/134420142/in-spain-a-symbol-of-interfaith-solutions

76

Society Spain Children.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=106722343

77

Society Street Performers in Madrid Spain.

http://www.npr.org/2014/01/06/255525223/madrids-street-performers-now-must-audition-to-hold-out-a-hat

78

Spanish Cave Homes. 

http://www.npr.org/2014/06/05/318933207/cave-dwelling-in-spain-offers-welcomed-inconvenience

79

Funding problems for schools in Spain. 

http://www.npr.org/2012/09/14/161167260/new-school-year-brings-tough-lessons-in-spain

80

Society and religion. Argentina's New Pope.

http://www.npr.org/2013/03/14/174295530/in-argentina-the-new-pope-has-many-supporters-and-a-few-critics

81

Jewish culture in Spain

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/03/22/175081553/spanish-town-to-host-its-first-seder-in-more-than-500-years

82

Health Care Diabetes

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/01/21/263505386/taking-the-pulse-of-latino-health-concerns

83

Society Cesar Chavez. 

Crosslist with history

http://www.npr.org/blogs/altlatino/2014/04/26/306443564/si-se-puede-cesar-chavez-the-man-vs-the-movie

84

Society. Entertainment. Mexico.  

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/10/176854104/riches-to-rags-a-comedy-about-income-inequality-hits-home-in-mexico

85

Society (Mayans today).

http://www.npr.org/2012/12/27/168114830/modern-day-maya-struggle-to-live-amid-poverty

86

Hispanic issues in US society.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/01/24/265635312/poll-of-u-s-latinos-offers-snapshot-of-immigrant-vs-nonimmigrant-experience

87

Spanish Royal Family Announce the new king of Spain. 

http://www.npr.org/2014/06/02/318266808/as-spains-king-steps-down-protesters-hope-hes-the-last-one

88

Spanish Royal Family

New Queen of Spain 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/04/318573914/move-over-kate-middleton-for-spains-middle-class-queen

89

Spanish Royal Family

Hopes for the future with new king.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/19/323672789/new-king-ascends-spainish-throne-with-hopes-for-a-new-era

90

Spanish Royal Family

New King skips banquet in favor of a more simple celebration.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=323205536

102

Article. Anthropologist studies objects left by immigrants in the dessert. 

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/news/anthropologist-jason-de-leon/?ar_a=1

 

 

145

Sonia Sotomayor Interview    USA Supreme Court Judge

http://www.npr.org/2014/01/13/262067546/as-a-latina-sonia-sotomayor-says-you-have-to-work-harder