LAS150 FINAL: Derechos Humanos. República Dominicana & Argentina

LAS150 FINAL: Derechos Humanos. República Dominicana & Argentina

LAS150 FINAL: Derechos Humanos. República Dominicana & Argentina

Dominican Republic
• Discuss how the documentary My American Girls, Josefina Báez’s La Cigüapa, and Angie Cruz’s Soledad deal with the topic of assimilation and/or transculturation. Explain whether its treatments is positive, negative, or ambivalent. Make sure to use specific and descriptive examples from the documentary and texts to support your answers.
Argentina
• Discuss the Dirty War. What was it? Who was persecuted? What made it particularly horrifying? What are the Full Stop (Punto Final) and Due Obedience Laws (Ley de Obediencia Debida), how did they come about, and why are they significant? Why were/are these women significant to the Dirty War:
o Isabel Perón
o pregnant disappeared women
o Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo
o Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo

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