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Life: The Gloria E. Anzaldúa Papers and Other-Than-Humanist Ontologies

Suzanne Bost

in Shared Selves: Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042799
eISBN:
9780252051654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042799.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Examines little-known works by acclaimed Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa, who died from complications related to diabetes in 2004. Building from recent insights in disability studies, particularly ... More


Pain: Gloria AnzaldÚA's Challenge to “Women's Health”

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/9780823230846.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This analysis started after “Pain,” rereads Gloria Anzaldúa's work in the wake of her death and puts diabetes at the center of her theories of mestiza consciousness, the Coatclicue State, and radical ... More


Decolonial Feminism and Global Politics: Border Thinking and Vulnerability as a Knowing Otherwise

Rosalba Icaza

in Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Decolonial thinking has introduced border thinking as an epistemological position that contributes to a shift in the forms of knowing in which the world is thought from the concrete incarnated ... 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


Queer Hybridity

Mikko Tuhkanen

in Deleuze and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the linkage between Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza and Gilles Deleuze's philosophy on queer hybridity. It explores the potentialities that an ... More


Anzaldúa’s Animal Abyss:: Mestizaje and the Late Ancient Imagination

An Yountae and Peter Anthony Mena

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

An Yountae and Peter Anthony Mena's jointly authored essay explores Gloria Anzaldúa's potential contributions to animality studies and creaturely theology. The essay falls into two parts. Mena shows ... More


Queer Genealogies: Chicana Lesbian Feminism and the Postmovement Era

Lee Bebout

in Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670864
eISBN:
9781452946917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670864.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines Chicana lesbian feminism and how its adherents have engaged the mythohistorical to form queer genealogies in the post-Chicano movement era. It shows how the Chicano movement ... More


Embodied Genealogies: Anzaldúa, Nietzsche, and Diverse Epistemic Practice

Natalie Cisneros

in Theories of the Flesh: Latinx and Latin American Feminisms, Transformation, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190062965
eISBN:
9780190063009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062965.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter shows how Friedrich Nietzsche’s work on genealogy can be read critically and strategically alongside Gloria Anzaldúa’s thought to develop a conception of “embodied genealogy” as a mode ... 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


Pain

Suzanne Bost

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Though therapeutic cultures are often condemned for reinforcing their consumers’ vulnerability, this vulnerability has much to teach us about healing and about community. Drawing inspiration from ... More


“A Doctrine that Nourished the Hopes of the Nonwhite Races”: Vasconcelos, Mestizaje’s Travels, and US Latino Politics

Juliet Hooker

in Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter traces the development of José Vasconcelos’s enormously influential conception of Latin American mestizaje as an anti-colonial ideology developed in response to US imperialism. It shows ... More


Crossroads and In-Between Spaces: A Meditation on Anzaldúa and Beyond

Ofelia Schutte

in Theories of the Flesh: Latinx and Latin American Feminisms, Transformation, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190062965
eISBN:
9780190063009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062965.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The essay focuses on Gloria Anzaldúa’s narrative of overcoming shame in Borderlands/La Frontera. It addresses the question of coming to terms with multiple conditions of oppression obstructing the ... More


Between Hermeneutic Violence and Alphabets of Survival

Elena Flores Ruíz

in Theories of the Flesh: Latinx and Latin American Feminisms, Transformation, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190062965
eISBN:
9780190063009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062965.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This essay addresses structural violence against Latinas by looking at the existential toll different forms of cultural violence take on us. In particular, it looks at linguistic violence and the ... 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


Ugly Progress and Unhopeful Hope

Benjamin L. McKean

in Disorienting Neoliberalism: Global Justice and the Outer Limit of Freedom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190087807
eISBN:
9780190087838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087807.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

In order to provide an account of orientation to unjust circumstances, the book’s account of freedom must confront a tension within it: What is the value of this ideal to people who have grown up ... More


Theories of the Flesh: Latinx and Latin American Feminisms, Transformation, and Resistance

Andrea J. Pitts, Mariana Ortega, and José Medina (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190062965
eISBN:
9780190063009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This volume stages an intergenerational dialogue among a number of prominent scholars to introduce and deepen engagement with Latinx and Latin American feminist philosophy. The collection includes a ... More


The Sort of Homecoming

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/9781469631592.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part Two of the book commences when, after five years of story-gathering in her native South Texas, the author relocates to the region of upstate New York known as “The North Country” for a year-long ... More


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