Please read Women Writing Resistance pp. Preface-21; 41-58
T.V. Reed pp. 103-128
This module will examine activism from a global perspective. Pay close attention to the connections to struggle, voice, colonialism, borders and walls.
1. In Women Writing Resistance read the following essays. Compare and contrast their lived perspectives on migration, colonialism, identity. “Revision”, Aurora Levins Morales, “We Are Ugly, but We Are Here”, Edwidge Danticat and “Speaking in Tongues in Tongues: A Letter to Third World Women Writers” Gloria Anzaldua.
2. What does Judith Oritz Cofer essay “The Myth of the Latin Woman” suggest about Latina women? Summarize and reflect.