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Spring 2009 Blogs

Please click on the links below to access the blogs of students from the Spring 2009 semester of Hispanic Hartford, to see how these teams of students used the information they gathered from street conversations along with course readings to come to their own conclusions about Latino identity in Hartford today.

Amanda Furie & Karen Olivera Gonzales

Nosotras queremos pasar mas tiempo en la ciudad y conocer a la gente, los edificios y  la historia de Hartford.  Amanda quiere mejorar su español a traves de hablar con gente de Frog Hollow. Karen quiere conocer mas los servicios sociales que la ciudad ofrece para los hispanos. Esperamos disfrutar Hispanic Hartford!

Elizabeth Kennedy and Bryan Mucke

What we want to get out of this class. We would like to become better acquainted with the great city of Hartford and learn how to better take advantage of its rich culture.  We are excited to use this class as a worthwhile opportunity to practice and improve our grasp of the spanish language.

Eva Arango & Courteney Coyne

Why we decided to enroll in Hispanic Hartford: We want to connect with and gain a deeper understanding of the immediate community surrounding Trinity through interaction and community participation, as well as sharpening our Spanish language skills.

Jessica Cote, Cathi Meunier, Jocelyn Schur

Hola, Somos Jocelyn, Cathi y Jess, estudiantes de Trinity College.  Esperamos conocer a mucha gente en Hartford y aprender sobre su cultura, especialmente en la calle Park.  Ademas, queremos mejorar nuestras habilidades de hablar en espanol y descubrir mas lugares interesantes en Hartford.

la comunidad y capitalismo

Alison Crossen Emily Santiago La Hartford Hispana 4/7/09 El capitalismo y los negocios de Park Según Miranda Joseph en su lectura “Capitalismo y la comunidad” ella dice que la comunidad es un balance importante en un mundo capitalismo.  La noción de la comunidad viene de adentro, de lo local.  La comunidad esta formada de las …

La educacion bilingue

M. Alison L. Crossen Emily Santiago 3 de abril 2009 La Hartford Hispana La educación bilingüe Las primeras programas para la educación bilingüe, en los Estados Unidos, estuvieron establecidos durante los años sesenta y setenta como un resultado del movimiento para los derechos civiles.  Las programas eran una respuesta a la necesidad y derechos civiles …

Pollock and Key

We would like to learn more about the Hartford Latino community by talking and interacting with different people.  In doing so, we want to improve our Spanish-speaking abilities by speaking it in real life situations.  We also want to know how the Latino community has changed over the last ten years.  Finaly we hope to …

Sarah Millar and Cassandra Sclafani

What we want to get out of this class: We would like to learn about the Hartford community as a whole, and more specifically how the Latino community within the city interacts with others. We’d also like to connect more to the Hartford community through learning more about their language and culture and through interacting …

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