The synopsis below may give away important plot points. Synopsis Twelve-year-old Pablo aka Pellet is stuck in a deeply abusive home ruled by his tyrannical father when he meets a new classmate, Alfredo, who befriends Pablo and introduces him to a kinder, gentler version of family life.
Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times. Students survey the evolution of African American expressive culture in music, literature, film, art, and dance. The course includes lectures, discussions, and video presentations.
Besides being the first rap artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and holding the record for the most number one albums by a solo artist, JAY-Z's body of work stands as a monumental contribution to American culture. In this course, we explore the poetics and philosophy of JAY-Z's music.
As we cultivate an artistic appreciation for JAY-Z's rap skills such as storytelling, wordplay, and delivery, we also treat his music as an opportunity to critically engage topics such as racism, sexism, and economic inequality.
Finally, we watch several of JAY-Z's music videos as well as documentaries focused on his life and work. Psychology of Prejudice In this course we will explore psychological approaches to understanding stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination--the psychology of prejudice, for short.
We will examine research and theory on topics such as historical changes in the nature of intergroup attitudes; the prevalence of prejudice in the U. Africana Women's Religious Experience. This course explores the multidimensional religious experiences of Africana women, specifically Black women throughout the Americas, Africa, and the Caribbean, as they attempt to define and realize a sacred self across diverse periods and contexts.
We give attention to the voices of Africana women in history and literature, film, performance, sacred speech and music to examine the ways religion has empowered and disempowered Black women in their individual and collective lives. African American Literature I A study of slave narratives and contemporary revisions.
African American Literature II An examination of narrative attempts before, during, and after the Harlem Renaissance to move from imposed stereotypes toward more accurate representations of African American experiences.
Under the new GEC, this course meets the Humanities requirement. African Politics A survey of the geography, social and political history, and postindependent politics of Black Africa.
Cultures of Modern Africa Offered Less Frequently Introduction to contemporary rural and urban society in sub-Saharan Africa, drawing on materials from all major regions of the subcontinent.
Particular emphasis will be on problems of rural development, rural-urban migration, and structural changes of economic, political, and social formations in the various new nations.
History of Jazz Principal styles of representative jazz musicians; the roots including blues and ragtime ; jazz in New Orleans and Chicago; and big band, swing, bop, and fusion.
History of Hip Hop This course examines the history of hip hop, dating back to the first hip hop party held on August 11, in the Bronx, New York to its present standing as a critical component of popular culture around the world.
As the descendent of African American musical genres like blues, jazz, soul, and funkhip hop music and culture embodies the black experience and was born out of the black struggle of the s and s.
How did this regional form of black expression become the international language of cool and controversy it is today? African American History This course will survey the history of African Americans in the New World, from the first colonial encounter through the sociopolitical changes of the burgeoning United States that led to the Civil War The history of African Americans in the United States is often defined by the chattel slavery experience.
However, the early years of American history that made people of African descent American are much more complex. By centering the actions and voices of the heterogeneous African American community, this course examines topics including the Middle Passage, domestic slavery expansion, free and maroon black communities, various resistance strategies, interracial coalitions, and the role of enslaved people in bringing about their own emancipation.
Inthe centuries-old question of where African Americans would fit into the fabric of United States society was finally answered. As newly freed people and full citizens, African Americans learned that the process of citizenship would not be seamless or easy, and that the fight was just beginning.
Blacks redefined their status over and over again during this year period, and this course will examine why and how these shifts occurred. Racism and Ethnic Relations This course surveys of the development of the theories of race and ethnic relations at the individual, group, and cultural levels.
Students will examine the impact these theories have had on social policy. The course focuses on the experience of Asians, Latinos and African Americans with special attention given to institutional expressions of oppression in American Society.
African American Religions This course is an exploration of the rich diversity of African American religions from the colonial period to the present. Attention will be given to key figures, institutional expressions as well as significant movements in North America, the Caribbean and broader Black Atlantic.
Major themes include African traditions in American religions, slavery and religion, redemptive suffering, sacred music, social protest, Black Nationalism, African American women and religion, religion in hip hop and secularity in black religious literature.
Students will learn about the ways these themes have often served both as unique contributions to and critiques of America?
American Music in Black, White, and Gray. In this course we examine the role of the hip-hop producer.Dec 13, · ''El Bola'' was shown as part of this year's New Directors/New Films series.
Following are excerpts from Stephen Holden's review, which appeared in The New York Times on April 5; the full text is. The Peanuts Animation and Video Page A Comprehensive Guide to Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts Gang on TV, Film, and Video Compiled by Scott McGuire (smcguire at fivecentsplease dot org) Last Updated: October 31, You are watching now the El Bola movie has Drama Genres and produced in Spain with 88 min runtime.
Brought to you by caninariojana.com and directed by Achero Mañas, El Bola, a 12 year old boy a.k.a. “Pellet” is a 12 year old boy raised in .
El Bola plays at the railroad tracks with a few other boys who snatch objects off the track in front of an oncoming train. It is the only sort of companionship he can fabricate until he befriends Alberto (Pablo Galán), who offers a relationship based on affection. May 01, · Quick question (I hope). I have data from a self administered questionnaire that used a 7-point Likert scale. I have a few instances where respondents have scored midway between two points on a scale by circling two numbers, eg. 5 and 6. Dec 13, · ''El Bola'' was shown as part of this year's New Directors/New Films series. Following are excerpts from Stephen Holden's review, which appeared in The New York Times on April 5; the full text is.
El Bola, a 12 year old boy a.k.a. "Pellet" is a 12 year old boy raised in a violent and sordid environment. Embarrassed by his family life, he avoids becoming close to classmates.
The arrival of a new. Meet Pablo (Juan José Ballesta), better known to his friends as El Bola ("Pellet"), because of the steel ball he carries around with him as a good luck charm.
Twelve-years-old and small for his. El Bola is a year-old boy who lives in violent and difficult environment. His family situation, which he, ashamed, hide, prevent him to connect and befriend with other boys.