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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


Introduction

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book investigates the history of the Salinas Valley to show how agriculture-centered environments and economies affected the politicization of U.S.-born and immigrant Mexicans in ... More


Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the wake of the Mexican–American War, competing narratives of religious conquest and re-conquest were employed by Anglo American and ethnic Mexican Californians to make sense of their place in ... More


The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Lorena Oropeza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1967, Reies López Tijerina led an armed takeover of a New Mexico courthouse in the name of land rights for disenfranchised Spanish-speaking locals. The raid thrust Tijerina and his cause into the ... More


Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer Chicanx Avant-Garde

Robb Hernández

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479845309
eISBN:
9781479822720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845309.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Archiving an Epidemic is the first book to examine the devastating effect of the AIDS crisis on a generation of Chicanx artists who influenced transgressive genders and sexualities operating in the ... More


A Town Full of Dead Mexicans: The Salinas Valley Bracero Tragedy of 1963

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the bracero tragedy of 1963 in the Salinas Valley, the communities involved in and affected by it, and its impact on the Bracero Program and California's Chicano Movement. The ... More


Pilsen Católico: 1970s and Beyond

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By 1970 Pilsen had emerged as Chicago’s first majority Mexican neighborhood. Most parishes had become Mexican churches with new saints, mariachi Masses, and more processions. Even American priests ... More


Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Kathryn Schumaker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines the development of elementary and secondary students’ constitutional rights between 1964 and 1984 and its relationship to efforts to secure racial justice at school during the ... 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


Racial Immanence: Chicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Marissa K. López

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479807727
eISBN:
9781479877676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Racial Immanence is about how and why artists use the body in contemporary Chicanx cultural production. The book explores disease, disability, abjection, and sense experience in Chicanx visual, ... More


Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Alberto Varon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479863969
eISBN:
9781479868827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863969.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959 is the first book-length study of Latino manhood before the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Mexican Americans are ... More


Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Jimmy Patiño

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

As immigration from Mexico to the United States grew through the 1970s and 1980s, the Border Patrol, police, and other state agents exerted increasing violence against ethnic Mexicans in San Diego’s ... More


Communing with the Dead: Spiritual and Cultural Healing in Chicano/a Communities

Lara Medina

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) as celebrated in the heart of East Los Angeles during 1998 at the internationally recognized Chicano community art center, Self Help ... More


La Mesa del Santo Niño de Atocha and the Conchero Dance Tradition of Mexico-Tenochtilaάn: Religious Healing in Urban Mexico and the United States

Inés Hernández-avila

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the ways in which the Conchero dance tradition in Mexico City, as well as in many urban areas in the United States, manifests a process of religious healing that is not only ... More


The Politics of Participation: La Bloga, Latina/o Cultural Politics, and the Limits of Digital Participatory Culture

Jennifer Lozano

in Digital Humanities in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401476
eISBN:
9781683402145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401476.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the history, production, and content of the Latina/o identified literary culture blog, La Bloga, which, the author argues, deviates from predominant understandings of digital ... More


We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Robert T. Chase

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early twentieth century, the brutality of southern prisons became a national scandal. Prisoners toiled in grueling, violent conditions while housed in crude dormitories on what were ... More


Disseminating The Old Men: Mexico City, Europe, the World

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Nine provides a sense of the multifarious forms and contexts of presentation of the Dance of the Old Men that proliferated from 1968 onwards in Mexico, the USA, and Europe. Brief snapshots ... More


In the Spirit of a New People: The Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement

Randy J. Ontiveros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738849
eISBN:
9780814738887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Reexamining the Chicano civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about social activism in the twentieth-century and new lessons for progressive politics in ... More


Hieroglyphic Parallelism: Mayan Metalepsis in Charles Olson’s Mayan Letters, Cy Twombly’s Poems to the Sea, and Alurista’s Spik in Glyph?

Edgar Garcia

in Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226658971
eISBN:
9780226659169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659169.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the poetics of Mayan hieroglyphs, with special attention on how their formal features integrate the temporal contradictions of decoloniality. It recounts how poets Charles ... More


Antennas and Mimeograph Machines: Postwar Mass Media and the Chicano/a Street Press

Randy J. Ontiveros

in In the Spirit of a New People: The Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738849
eISBN:
9780814738887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738849.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter studies the reductive news coverage of the Chicano/a movement on television. Network journalists at NBC and elsewhere interpreted Chicano activism as another racialized threat to an ... More


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