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Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Christina Holmes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Environmental practices among Mexican American women have spurred a reconsideration of ecofeminism among Chicana feminists. This book examines ecological themes across the arts, Chicana activism, and ... More


Multiple Subjectivities: Chicanas and Cultural Citizenship

Aída Hurtado

in Women and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Hurtado uses the writings of Chicana feminists and other feminists of color as a springboard for reconceptualizing citizenship in terms that incorporate diversity. Hurtado focuses on Chicana women ... More


Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Karen Mary Davalos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Remixing and reexamining art of and after the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about artists, their cultural production, and the exhibitions that ... More


Taking The Wide Net to the Waters of La Frontera along Eudora Welty’s Natchez Trace

Dolores Flores-Silva

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter addresses Latin American contexts for reading and teaching Welty's fiction. Beginning with traces of Spanish Natchez and territories of New Spain in Welty, this chapter moves to engage ... More


The Challenges and Consequences of being Latina, Catholic, and Political

Lara Medina

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines María Antonietta Berriozábal, native of San Antonio, Texas; Rosa Martha Zárate, of San Bernardino, California; and Tess Browne, of Boston, Massachusetts—all three see themselves ... More


Reggae on the Border: The Possibilities of a Frontera Soundscape

Luis Alvarez

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter investigates the political and cultural possibilities and limits of the wide-ranging reggae scene that has emerged along both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border since the 1990s. It ... More


Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Marissa K. Lopez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book argues that the transnationalism that is central to Chicano identity originated in the global, postcolonial moment at the turn of the nineteenth century rather than as an effect of ... More


Legal Services and the Cockroach Revolution

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the Chicano writer and lawyer Oscar Zeta Acosta, whose novels, Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo and Revolt of the Cockroach People, chart his transformation into a radical ... More


Nepantla

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a decade of nomadism, the author returns home to her native South Texas and discovers her homeland has turned into a death valley in her absence, poisoned by petrochemical industries, ravaged ... More


Fun with Death and Dismemberment: Irony, Farce, and Nationalist Memorialization

Grace Kyungwon Hong

in Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter starts by situating radical and revolutionary movements and their contradictory relationship to the life/death binary inherent to liberal modernity. It provides a genealogy of Chicana ... More


Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Suzanne Bost

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book takes a new look at identity. Following the contemporary movement away from the fixed categories of identity politics toward a more fluid conception of the intersections between identities ... More


meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Rosa Linda Fregoso

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book charts the dynamic and contradictory representation of Mexicanas and Chicanas in culture. This book's analysis of the cultural practices and symbolic forms that shape social identities ... More


Errata Exhibitions: The Sites of Chicana/o Art Discourse

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the errata exhibition, a show that counters a mainstream presentation of art. With the appearance of the errata exhibition in 1975, Chicana feminist artists leveraged ... More


Chicano Labor and Multiracial Politics in Post-World War II Texas: Two Case Studies

Max Krochmal

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on two ordinary Chicano workers who became prominent labor, civil rights, and political organizers, this chapter demonstrates that workplace struggles and multiracial alliances with whites ... More


“Slaves of the State” Revolt: Southern Prison Labor and a Prison-Made Civil Rights Movement, 1945–1980

Robert T. Chase

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers a two-part story of Texas prison labor, revealing the success of the prison labor regime on the one hand and mounting prisoner resistance on the other. It considers how the Texas ... More


Narratives of Reclamation: Embodying Ritual and Allegory

Ylce Irizarry

in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter evaluates the proliferation of Chicana literature following El Movimiento. This frames the discussion of the narrative of reclamation in the Chicana novel So Far from God (1993) by Ana ... More


Familia Matters

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates the ways feminist theory has dealt with the myth that the private and public spheres are separate and discreet domains. It looks at the significance of pachucas—or cheap, ... More


Introduction

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Gloria Anzaldúa describes an experience of corporeal upheaval that defies conventional understandings about identity — so much so that critics generally ignore that it made historical data and ... More


Feeling Pre-columbian: Chicana Feminists' Imaginative Historiography

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The “Feeling Pre-Columbian” serves as a respond to Elaine Scarry's often quoted assertion that pain is world-destroying, where an argument has been made to say that pain opens up new perceptions of ... More


Conclusion: Rethinking Body Politics: Maya Gonzàlez and Diane Gamboa

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Bodies exchange cells with their environments without losing coherence, and the passage of blood, food, and air reveals bodies to be intertwined with the space around them, absorbing some elements ... More


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