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PRLS 5710 Research Seminar in Puerto Rican & LatinX Studies

Prof.Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya OER.

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Readings discuss research methods relevant for Latino, Caribbean, Africana, Ethnic and Native American Studies.

Build your OWN personal library. On your own, seek and read scholarship from: Gloria Anzaldúa, Gineta Candelario, Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, María Lugones, Audre Lorde, Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Cornell West, Barbara Christian and Sylvia Wynter amongst others.

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Spend critical time reading on:

  • Joshua Kopin on Walter Benjamin’s on Critique of Violence
  • Ben Weiss on Slavoj Žižek’s theory of Violence
  • Jing Zhai on Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction
  • Charles Stewart on Foucault’s Power, Bodies, and Discipline
  • Juan Carlos de Orellana on Gramsci’s Hegemony
  • Michel Lee on Louis Althusser’s ideas on Interpellation, and the Ideological State Apparatus
  • Katherine Maddox on Ranajit Guha’s ideas about hegemony

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