The combination doesn’t really seem to make much sense, we know – but you’ll see the connections soon! Join Katie and Sarah as they explore the fascinating, interconnected worlds of gender, war, colonialism and religion in Latin America.
Rigoberta Menchu, 2009 / Wikimedia Commons
Further Reading and Show Notes
“Guerillas in Latin America: Domestic and International Roles.” Journal of Peace Research 43 (May 2006): 313-329.
Kampwirth, Karen. Women and Guerilla Movements. Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chiapas, Cuba. State College: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.
Menchu, Rigoberta. I, Rigoberta Menchu. (London: Verso, 1983).
Reif, Linda L. “Women in Latin American Guerilla Movements: A Comparative Perspective. Comparative Politics 18 (January 1986): 147-169.
The dizzying and exciting Jazz Age – that glittering period between the end of World War I and the onset of the global Great Depression – is captured best by Europe’s most beloved American performer: Josephine Baker, the “Jazz Cleopatra.” Born in the Jim Crow South, Baker became the most famous performer of the age, beloved in Europe but largely rejected in her home country. Join Marissa, Sarah, and Averill as they talk about everything from sexy bananas to primitivism in an effort to better understand this modern Cleopatra and her age.
Josephine Baker doing the Charleston. Wikimedia CC
Josephine Baker in her banana skirt. Wikimedia CC
Front of the Lyceum Theatre at night, Sydney [late 1928] with Jaqueline Logan and Alan Hale in “The Leopard Lady.” Flickr CC