esmeralda santiago

The celebrated author reflects on Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican politics and how she stays connected to her culture from hundreds of miles away.
An hour on Latinas who run things. We hear advice from perhaps the most powerful Latina in the United States -- Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Author Esmeralda Santiago recounts experiencing a stroke and fearing she will never be able to read or write again.
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Desde hace varias décadas la literatura latina ha estado resonando en el mercado literario. Autores como Isabel Allende, Rolando Hinojosa, Ariel Dorfman, Sandra Cisneros, Reinaldo Arenas, Esmeralda Santiago y recientemente Junot Díaz, entre otros, han contando las experiencias latinas en todas sus formas, ritmos, colores y sabores. Sus obras son lectura obligada en cualquier curso universitario de literatura que se respete y su impacto en la sensibilidad de los lectores estadounidenses está fuera de toda duda.
At lectures, I'm often asked by teachers to recommend course materials in Latino Studies. One strategy that worked for me was to use films. Here are ten titles that worked for me.