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Spring 4-2020


The overall purpose of this analysis was to exemplify the parallels between the governmental responses to the Tlatelolco Massacre of 1968 and the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020. “Memorial de Tlatelolco” is a poem that was written by Mexican poet and activist, Rosario Castellanos in 1968 following the Tlatelolco Massacre. The findings of this research note the familiarity instilled in those suffering through the COVID-19 Pandemic by Castellanos' poem.


This poster was presented as part of the 2020 Creative Inquiry Day at Baruch College.


Abutaleb, Yasmeen, et al. “The U.S. Was Beset by Denial and Dysfunction as the Coronavirus Raged.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 4 Apr. 2020,

Bowles, D. (2018). In Memory of Tlatelolco. Voices of Mexico: the English Language Journal of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Castellanos, R., & Allgood, M. F. (1990). Another way to be: selected works of Rosario Castellanos. Athens: University of Georgia Press.

World Press Review, Jana Schroeder. “The Truth About Tlatelolco, 1968.” WorldPress, 2002,



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