Readings for Next Week (Nov 8 and 10)

This week we will think about the United States’ relationship to Latin America and the Caribbean in the 1930s. For next Tuesday 11/8, we’ll be reading excerpts from Hurston’s folklore-collecting trip to Haiti and thinking a bit about her description of Haitian society and culture in the context of the US occupation of Haiti she describes:

Zora Neale Hurston, Tell My Horse (excerpt)

For Thursday, you’ll be reading a number of short documents about the repatriation of Mexicans and Mexican Americans during the depression:

Repatriation Documents



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