Central America, Solidarity and Politics of Spaces

Topic:  Chicana Studies, Central America,
Participants: Iris Ramirez,  PhD student in Chicana Studies, UCLA
Broadcast Air Date: 04/12/19
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

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Discussion Topics:
– How do we tell our stories?
– Do Central American issues fit in a Chicana Studies program?
– What are the multiple roads to college?
-Why does the research literature stereotype immigrant families as  non-education   focused, when almost all immigrant family stress the importance of  education?
-What is the imposter syndrome?
– The unaccompanied youth   migrating from Central American want to go to  college?
–  How de we talk about  Central America differently from the way talk about Mexico?
– Does the United  States  have a focus on Latinadad that  is Mexico-centric?
– When did the United States invade Central  America?
– What is the location of the three Mexicos?
– What is Chicanismo?
– Is Chicana Studies open to studies focusing on Central America?
– What are the national forms of hegemony within Chicana Studies?
– When did the conversation regarding Central American first enter our family?
– Does the United States assume  every  brown person is  Mexican?
-What is the relationship between US intervention in Central America and the exodus of people  from Central America to the US?
-How do we prepare for the politics of spaces?
– What is the relationship between anti-Central American rhetoric and anti-immigrant  rhetoric?
– What are the mechanisms of solidarity?

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