Timeline 5 - MAS10B BarreraCovarrubias TIMELINE OF MEXICAN...

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MAS 10B Barrera • Covarrubias TIMELINE OF MEXICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE, HISTORY AND CULTURE PART V (1980 – TODAY) 1980 The Reagan Administration comes to power, accelerating the dismantling of most social programs initiated in the 1960s Arturo Islas writes The Rain God 1981 Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes publishes her collection, Emplumada 1982 Floricanto Press is founded 1983 Gregory Nava directs El Norte , a film about immigration 1984 Lucha Corpi writes Delia’s Song Pat Mora publishes Chants and, in 1986, Borders, two collections of poetry Ballad of Gregorio Cortéz become a film starring Edward James Olmos 1986 Ana Castillo writes Mixquiahuala Letters 1987 Luis Valdez directs the feature film La Bamba , the biopic of Ritchie Valens Gloria Anzaldúa writes Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza Chicano comedian and actor Cheech Marin writes, directs and stars in Born in East LA 1988 Sandra Cisneros publishes The House on Mango Street 1989 Immigration from the Americas rises from 44.3% in 1964 to 61.4%; Mexico accounts for 37.1% of total
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