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Slide sets are organized by country or region and are listed alphabetically within each group. Descriptions accompany each title.
Brazilian Culture and History. (#32). 46 slides.
Brazil Slide Series (#19-30) Produced by the Latin American Institute at the University of New Mexico. Each set includes a book detailing each slide:
Favelas of Rio De Janeiro . (#9) 28 slides. Slide collection and introduction by John Guidry. Packet also includes: detailed slide description, suggested discussion topics, and suggested readings. Produced in 1988 by the Center of Latin American Studies of Tulane University . Can be used both in the secondary classroom as well as for introductory college level courses.
Costa Rican Wild Life. (#12) 40 slides. Includes close-up shots of tropical birds, frogs, mammals, etc.
Daily Life in Golfito, Costa Rica and Surrounding Areas. (#13) 12 slides. This collection includes views of traditional houses, art, and indigenous people of the Boruca Region of Costa Rica .
Fabrics of Guatemala and Molas of Kuna Indians of Panama. (#11) 37 Slides. Description of slides is written on each individual slide.
Natural Resource Use in Costa Rica (also includes occasional slides of Venezuela , Mexico, and Peru). (#15) 57 slides by donna luckey and Paul Rich. Diverse landscapes, depicting pristine areas and wildlife, native built environment, land use, deforestation, and researchers in the field.
Life in Contemporary Cuba. (#5) 30 Slides. Slide collection and essay on History and Contemporary life in Cuba by Georgia Kilpatrick. Packet also includes: slide description, discussion topics, suggested activities, and suggested readings. Updated June, 1996. Produced by the Center of Latin American Studies of Tulane University. Can be used both in the secondary classroom as well as for college courses.
Masters of Latin America and the Caribbean. 38 slides. Slide selection from an exhibition (December 15, 1988 - March 31, 1989) at the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Washington , D.C. A list of the artists and works represented is available at the Center of Latin American Studies. Located at Art History Slide Library, Spencer Museum of Art.
Latin America: Land of Diversity. (#17) 214 slides. The slides from Latin America: Land of Diversity may be used alone but are intended to supplement 19 unit plans, including: Introduction and Stereotypes; Latin American Geography; The Americans Before the Europeans; Contact and Conquest; Daily Life in Colonial Latin America; Latin American Independence; Latin America in the Nineteenth Century; Industrialization and the Debt Crisis in Latin America; Land and Society in Latin America; The Catholic Church in Latin America; The Role of the Military in Latin America; U.S. - Latin American Relations; Political Diversity in Latin America; Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions; African Influences in Latin America; Latin American Immigration to the United States; Women in Latin America; Narcotrafficking: The Story of Drug-Dependent Nations; Latin America's Natural Environment. Each unit includes: a title page (including minimum time necessary to complete the unit); vocabulary/key concepts; subject overview; discussion topics; activities; recommended quiz and teacher's answer key; accompanying slides; supplemental materials; additional reading list, and; supplemental audio-visual materials. These units were produced by the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies , Tulane University and The Tinker Foundation, Inc.
Latin American Visual Art Today. (#10) 20 slides. Produced by the Latin America Project (Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education). Slide selection consists of contemporary Latin American art. A 46 page Pre-Collegiate Curriculum Unit for grades six through twelve covering the slides and artists in detail.
La Tierra mágica. (#16) 143 slides. La tierra mágica: Una exploración cultural de La América Latina is a resource guide on Latin American culture. The slides may be used separately, but they are designed to supplement to a 9 unit course for use in Spanish classes for U.S. students at the advanced high school level or intermediate to advanced college level. The course was developed with three primary goals in mind: first, to introduce students to basic information about elements in history, sociology, and the humanities that influence life in contemporary Latin America; second, to help students develop a global perspective on social, political and cultural factors which are common to peoples throughout the world: and third, to promote the development of students' communicative skills in Spanish. Each of the 9 units includes: 1) a title page indicating the minimum amount of time necessary to complete the unit and any special equipment necessary; 2) Términos y conceptos importantes, which can be photocopied for students; 3) Introductory article; 4) Temas para discutir; 5) Materiales suplementarios (including slides, cartoons, games, songs and recipes); 6) Actividades; 7) Actividades avanzadas; 8) Prueba; 9) Lecturas sugeridas; 10) Materiales audio-visuales (suggested additional AV materials, usually video cassettes); 11) Slides, cassette, appendix and map. This course is a production of the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies , Tulane University and The Tinker Foundation, Inc.
Carnival in Veracruz . (#1) 20 slides. Includes questions and activities, a bibliography, an additional readings list, and Instructor's notes. Slides represent topics such as historical background of Veracruz , origins of carnival, carnival in the Spanish colonies, and contemporary carnival celebrations in Veracruz .
Colonial Mexican Society. (#3) 27 slides. Includes questions and activities, a bibliography, an additional readings list, and Instructors' notes. Slides represent topics such as the conquest and the encomienda system, colonial cities and administration, the role of the church in New Spain, threats to the empire, land and agriculture, and festivals and the arts.
Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration. (#2) 20 Slides. Slide collection and essay A El Día De Los Muertos @ by Linda Curcio-Nagy. Packet also includes: slide description, suggested activities (including recipe for Pan de Muertos) and suggested readings. Produced in 1988 by the Center of Latin American Studies of Tulane University. Can be used both in the secondary classroom as well as for college courses.
Mexican Popular Arts: Living Traditions. (#18) 164 slides. Slide selection from an exhibition at the University Art Museum at the State University of Albany, New York (September 15 - November 22, 1992). Contemporary popular art from Mexico . Includes an 89-page bilingual book detailing the slides and the exhibition. An additional programming guide includes supplemental materials for educational use and classroom implementation.
Mexico (3 sets):
Miscellaneous Mexican Art. 49 slides. Includes works by Arrieta, Kahlo, Mendez, O'Gorman, Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, Tamayo, and others. Located at Art History Slide Library, Spencer Museum of Art.
Education in Argentina. (#31) 39 slides. This collection represents school age children and classroom scenes in Argentina. The packet includes a brief description of education in Argentina and a detailed description of each slide. Produced in 1998 by the Center of Latin American Studies of Tulane University.
Paraguay : Quiet Beauty of South America 's Heartland. (#14) 32 slides. Slide collection and historical background essay by Sara P. and Eric F. Nathanson. Packet also includes: slide description, annotated bibliography, and suggested activities. Produced in 1990 by the Center of Latin American Studies of Tulane University. Can be used both in the secondary classroom as well as for college courses.
Venezuelan Journey. (#4) 20 slides. Includes questions and activities, a bibliography, an additional readings list, and Instructor's notes. Slides represent topics such topics as regions and the history of Venezuela . Produced by the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.