VERIFICATION OF READING # 1
Read the article (PDF: HUMA 4326 – Latino Arts) and answer the following questions:
1-Explain the cultural contributions of the conquerors and colonizers during the settlement and colonization stage.
2-Comment on aspects of the contacts, clashes, adaptations and active opposition among the Anglos and their relations with the Mexican, Puerto Rican and other Latino communities.
3-How was Mexican culture gaining ground in U.S.A. in the twentieth century?
4-Talk about the importance of newspapers, radio, and folk music in regards to the U.S. Latino presence.
5-Define the concept of “mestizaje” and discuss the diverse opinions about this concept. Explain its importance.
6-Who were the three great painters of the muralist movement and their contributions to society?
7-What was the importance of WWII for an increased presence of Mexican artists and art in U.S.A.?
8-Discuss details about the cultural and artistic impact of the Cuban Revolution and exile in the U.S.A.
9-Discuss the links between Latinos’ cultural and artistic production in terms of: values, history, presence in the U.S.A. and the civil rights movement.
10-Summarize the information and explain the concepts “contact zone” and “community.” What is the importance of these concepts?