Historias 101 – Alma Rosa Alvarez on Chicanx Literature

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Sarah spoke with Dr. Alma Rosa Alvarez, Professor of English at Southern Oregon University, about the development of Chicanx studies.  They discussed the evolution of Chicanx literature, the intersection of modernization and Liberation Theology, and issues surrounding homophobia and sexism in the canon.  The two also probed the particular challenges surrounding teaching Chicanx literature at a relatively small school in rural Oregon.  Have a listen! 

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