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Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz and Eduardo Mendieta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This anthology gathers the work of three generations of Latina/o theologians and philosopher who have taken up the task of transforming their respective disciplines from the standpoint of liberation ... More


The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago R. Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This anthology challenges the notion that Latinas/os are newcomers to the Midwest by emphasizing that Latinas/os have resided in the region for over a century, and have contributed to the social, ... More


Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter opens the discussion of exclusion by addressing public and private efforts to exclude undocumented Latino/a immigrants from local housing and from crossing ranchland in the southwestern ... More


The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Salomón de la Selva and His Pan-American Project in Nueva York, 1915-1919

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942005
eISBN:
9781789623604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Dinner at Gonfarone’s is organised as a partial biography, covering five years in the life of the young Nicaraguan poet, Salomón de la Selva, but it also offers a literary geography of Hispanic ... 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


{ Conclusion }: The Latinx Mixtape Violentologies, the End of Latina/o Studies, and Post-Latina/o Futures

B. V. Olguín

in Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The conclusion assesses the 2015 Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical by mixed-heritage (Puerto Rican, Mexican, black, and white) Lin-Manuel Miranda, which emerges as the quintessential ... More


Over-Looking Difference: Amnesty and the Rise of Latina/o Pop Culture

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter links the celebration of Latina/o culture and especially Latina bodies in the 1990s explosion of Latina/o pop culture to democratic rhetoric surrounding the Immigration Reform and ... More


History in Drag: Latina/o Queer Affective Circuits in Chicago

Ramón H. Rivera-Servera

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the performances of Miss Ketty Teanga, a Chicago-based trans-Latina drag queen, and argues they were an example of Latina/o queer worldmaking. Miss Ketty’s performances evoked ... More


Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

B. V. Olguín

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature explores how various forms of violence undergird a wide range of Latina/o subjectivities, or Latinidades, from 1835 to the ... More


Thinking Bodies: The Spirit of a Latina Incarnational Imagination

Mayra Rivera Rivera

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The central aim of Mayra Rivera Rivera's contribution is to point toward a theology that emerges and returns to the body words, the corporeal memory, of Latinas. Rivera Rivera argues that knowledge ... More


The Ethics of (Not) Knowing: Take Care of Ethics and Knowledge Will Come of Its Own Accord

Eduardo Mendieta

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Eduardo Mendieta's essay argues that knowledge is not found, nor is it the product of a passive receptivity on the part of some isolated knower; rather, it is always produced, but this production ... More


Carceral Shadows: Entangled Lineages and Technologies of Migrant Detention

David Manuel Hernández

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter stretches across two centuries, from the antebellum period to the dawn of the twenty-first century, to reveal the blueprint of immigration control that marked, regulated, controlled, and ... More


Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Jeffrey Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting ... More


Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More


{ Introduction }: Violentologies Violence, Ideology, and Supra-Latina/o Ontologies

B. V. Olguín

in Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction uses the 2005 memoir of a Mexican American volunteer in the French Foreign Legion, along with accounts of other Latina/o soldiers who fought in France during WWI and WWII, to ... More


DNA+Latinx: Complicando the Double Helix

Nelly Rosario

in Critical Dialogues in Latinx Studies: A Reader

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479805198
eISBN:
9781479805235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805198.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In 2013, a study reported the discovery of the “hiding place” of 10 percent of DNA thought to be missing from the map of the human genome. Researchers used the genomes of Latina/o and other admixed ... More


“Citizenship Takes Practice”: Latina/o Youth, JROTC, and the Performance of Citizenship

Gina Pérez

in Critical Dialogues in Latinx Studies: A Reader

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479805198
eISBN:
9781479805235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805198.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Beginning in the mid-1990s, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs (JROTC) have enjoyed considerable expansion in low-income schools and schools serving communities of color. Latina/o youth ... More


The Power and Possibilities of a Latinx Community-Academic Praxis in Civic Engagement

Mari Castañeda and Joseph Krupczynski

in Critical Dialogues in Latinx Studies: A Reader

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479805198
eISBN:
9781479805235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805198.003.0037
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores university civic engagement efforts that emphasize a Latinx community-academic praxis and centers social justice, equity, reciprocity, and the importance of Latinx voices in ... More


Demographics Are (Men’s) Destiny

Christian Dyogi Phillips

in Nowhere to Run: Race, Gender, and Immigration in American Elections

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197538937
eISBN:
9780197538975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538937.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 takes long-standing debates over the “population–seats” relationship in a new direction by focusing on how the preponderance of white-majority districts and very small number of ... More


Introduction: Literary Form and Authoritarian Power in the Latina/o Dictatorship Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

in Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

This introduction lays out the book’s key terms and methodologies. First it asserts that there is a subgenre of Latina/o fiction that depicts the aftermath of Latin American authoritarian regimes ... More


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