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What Voice did You Hear?

Last semester in Teaching Multicultural Literature I was exposed to Cuban literature by reading Nancy Alonso’s Disconnect/Desencuentro. This series of short stories (written in Spanish and English) was published by Cubanabooks which was founded by CSU Chico professor Sara Cooper. The collection of stories from the book and from Sara Cooper herself (who worked closely

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I do it for the fame and money…

Since the beginning of the semester I have been really working through making connections between the classes’ focus on elementary education and my personal focus on secondary education. There are many correlations and connections between the foci—several of which are obvious, and others which are difficult to fully synthesis and work with. I have an

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