Meeting #2 07/11/2016

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Agenda:

Themes:

  • Race, Ethnicity vs Nationality –often used interchangeably
  • Race as being “Socially Constructed” VS Biological
  • Exploration of the Castas system and ways these racial hierarchies show up in our families thinking about race and class in Latinx families
  • Latinos as “race” vs. “ethnicity”
  • Podcasting

Weekly Assignments: Bring a sketch of a family tree for next week’s’ session: starting from you go as far up the Family Tree Branches as you can, bring in names, birth/death dates, names of countries, and who was the first ancestor to migrate to the United States.

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