The telenovela is one of the most popular products of Latin America. It is a format that exploits the world market through the articulation and preservation of cultural difference, and at the same time serves as a powerful tool of self-representation and the re-signification of the continentís colonial legacy. soy mi madre (2008) by Phil Collins and Crying for the March of Humanity (2012) by Christian Jankowski both employ the format of the telenovela for critical purposes that draw on the aesthetics of the melodrama to talk about issues of immigration, class and race, and the relationship between arts, media and politics.
At the Study Abroad Fair students can learn how to earn UH academic credits for a Major or Minor, how to complete a language requirement, how to get an internship or how to do research in a different country. Representatives from faculty led, affiliated, and exchange study abroad programs will be hosting booths providing information and answering questions about studying abroad.