Class Closed

This blog is now an archive of the work of the students of Loyola Marymount University’s Spring 2012 Chicana/o Studies 404: Chicana Feminisms. This upper division undergraduate course examined the emergence and development of Chicana feminist thought from the late …

Women in Media

How women are depicted in the media.
There are two very different stories involving two very different people yet somehow they both seem to be treated in a particular way. And it seems to point to the fact that the …

The Conspirators

The Great Tortilla Conspiracy, the World’s Most Dangerous Tortilla Art Collective is a team of three guys that basically make tortillas and print images on the tortilla itself. The images have a wide variety of images and hold different meaning …

Machismo

According to the dictionary, the definition of machismo is a strong or exaggerated sense of manliness; an assumptive attitude that virility, courage, strength, and entitlement to dominate are attributes or concomitants of masculinity. So my question is how did this …