This blog entry was written during my first few weeks studying abroad in Chile. I was just testing the waters at the time and had yet to immerse myself in the culture. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “What does your name signal to others?” my professor asks her estadounidense students (or gringos, as we are fondly referred to) during … More Sexuality and Gender in Chile
La historia de Venezuela ha pasado por grandes cambios desde la fundación de la República. Con el paso del tiempo, los distintos caudillos de turno y los dirigentes de la democracia, han contribuido a tergiversarla, de manera consciente o producto de su ignorancia. Existe una deformación en la conciencia histórica del venezolano. Cualquiera puede examinar … More Mitos nacionales: El pasado “libre” de Venezuela
It felt like the movement was over before it had even begun. In the final weeks of December, I began to follow a series of protests in Peru, which had come to my attention via social media. Young Peruvians had taken to the streets of Lima and other regional capitals in one of largest public … More March of the Juice Boxes: Labor Reform and Social Protest in Peru
Welcome to Transformaciones! We are happy to announce that this new student blog will be up and running next Wednesday with our first blog post. Weekly posts relating to Latin America will give greater voice to the region by promoting personal stories, interests, concerns, and questions while also encouraging our diverse student body, past and … More Welcome!