Central Wisconsin History Collaborative

A Teaching American History Grant Project    

                                                                                                                                                                  

 

Hispanics in U.S. History

 

Print Media

Electronic Media

Lesson Plans & Misc.

 

 

Recommendations by Victor Macias

 

§   Hispanic Division at the Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/

Country Guides, Handbook of Latin America Online, Parallel

Histories Project, Spanish-American War link, etc.
 

§   PBS

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/soc_stud.htm

      Latino Public Broadcasting

http://www.lpbp.org

Videos on Hispanic history and culture, teaching guides and activities.   Units on the American West, on the Mexican War, on the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement.
 

§   National Latino Film and Video Archive/National Latino Communications Center

               http://clnet.ucla.edu/community/nlcc/

                   Videos on Chicano Movement and other useful teaching tools

         §   LASA—Latin American Studies Association

        http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/

Professional organization, info on annual meetings, links
 

§   CLACS—Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies in Milwaukee

http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/CLACS/outreach.html

 as video libraries, grants to help you plan activities (if you work with affiliated faculty), speakers’ bureau, many other programs.
 

§   Instituto Cervantes

http://www.cervantes1.org/home.asp

Spanish-run gov’t agency for Language and Cultural instruction; the branch at Chicago has a large video library; they will ship it to you for free, and run a speakers’ bureau from which you can request artists and scholars.
 

§   Mexican Consulates also run similar programs.

http://www.sre.gob.mx/  Foreign Ministry

http://www.sre.gob.mx/ime/  Outreach to Mexicans Abroad

http://www.consulmexchicago.com/ links from Consulate in Chicago

 
§
   Arte Público Press, children’s division, Piñata Press

http://www.arte.uh.edu/pinata/publications/pinatabooks.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

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