Theatre Exam 2 Lecture 4

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17:14 Theatre Exam 2 Lecture 4: The UFWA: (United Farm Workers Association) o Founded in 1964 (Cesar Chavez and Delores Huerta) o 1951: Public Law 78 (guest workers program that allowed 4.5 million  Mexican workers into US to do farm work for small pay) o Focused on workers rights in agriculture (especially in California) o Working conditions: Pesticide poisoning Exploitative wages Child labor Hours The UFWA’s Rhetorical Strategies: o Social Movement o Grassroots – movement started from the ground up o Public protests/boycotts Nonviolent demonstrations Marches Theatrical performance El Teatro Campesino: o One of MANY Latino/a performance groups in US o Founder: Louis Valdez o Cultural Branch of the UFW o Implemented to: Educate
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Agitate Mobilize Entertain o STILL ACTIVE TODAY! Influences:
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course TD 301 taught by Professor Dvoskin during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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