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Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Frances R. Aparicio

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042690
eISBN:
9780252051555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042690.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

While Chicago has been long described as a city of Latinidad, there has been very limited academic attention paid to the lives of second-generation Intralatino/as—MexiRicans, MexiGuatemalans, ... More


Toward a New Research Agenda

Frances R. Aparicio

in Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042690
eISBN:
9780252051555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042690.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This brief concluding section summarizes the implications of analyzing Intralatino’a lives for Latino/a Studies. It identifies future research topics that can be framed as inter- and intralatino/a ... More


Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Isabel Molina-Guzman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

With images of Jennifer Lopez's butt and America Ferrera's smile saturating national and global culture, Latina bodies have become a ubiquitous presence. This book traces the visibility of the Latina ... More


Conclusion: Creating

Vanessa Pérez Rosario

in Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038969
eISBN:
9780252096921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038969.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This concluding chapter argues that Julia de Burgos challenged the early twentieth-century dehumanization of modernity with a fixation with authenticity and the cult of personality. In this way, she ... 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


Introduction

Frances R. Aparicio

in Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042690
eISBN:
9780252051555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042690.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

I begin by identifying Intralatino/a writers and characters nationwide whose voices claim the need for their public acknowledgement and recognition. I define Intralatino/as as embodying multiple ... More


Horizontal Hierarchies: The Transnational Tensions in Latinidad

Frances R. Aparicio

in Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042690
eISBN:
9780252051555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042690.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter I propose the theoretical frameworks for the book. I trace the semantic shifts of the critical concept of Latinidad/es, highlighting its gradual transformation from a noun to a verb, ... More


The Act of Remembering: The Reconstruction of U.S. Latina/o Identities by U.S. Latina/o Muslims

Hjamil A. Martínez-VÁzquez

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/9780823241354.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter, written by Hjamil Martínez-Vázquez, describes the conversion of some Latinas/os to Islam as acts of re-membering, or reconstructing memories, in order to construct a new identity that ... More


Dancing with Desire

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on individual dance styles and the relationships between discourses about Latinidad and Latino bodies that inform dancing fans moving to the beat of Nor-tec. It attempts to show ... More


Afterword: Intimate (Trans)Nationals

Frances R. Aparicio

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/9780252041211.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter addresses the dearth of scholarship on, and academic attention to Latina/os of mixed national heritages as a sector of our population. Based on twenty interviews with Intralatina/os in ... More


Debating Dominicans’ Raceduring The U.S. Occupation

April J. Mayes

in The Mulatto Republic: Class, Race, and Dominican National Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049199
eISBN:
9780813050041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049199.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that the United States occupation of the island occasioned another debate about Dominicans’ race. The idea of racial warfare and theories about racial improvement animated these ... More


Becoming Frida: Latinidad and the Production of Latina Authenticity

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on Salma Hayek and her production of Frida. It first discusses the film's performance of ethnic authenticity through its symbolic colonization of Mexican identity and the ... More


“Ugly” America Dreams the American Dream

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the cultural politics surrounding ABC's 2006 prime-time hit Ugly Betty. Mainstream entertainment coverage, audience blogs, and online discussion boards about the show provide ... More


Maid in Hollywood: Producing Latina Labor in an Anti-immigration Imaginary

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the cinematic and IMDb audience discourse about Latina migration and labor in two romantic Hollywood comedies, Spanglish (2004) and Maid in Manhattan (2002), to document how the ... More


Introduction: Mapping the Place of Latinas in the U.S. Media

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the symbolic colonization and symbolic ruptures embedded in media discourses and audience readings about Latinas and ... More


The Gendered Face of Latinidad: Global Circulation of Hybridity

Angharad N. Valdivia

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the gendered face of Latinidad as it is transported, manipulated, and articulated by popular media networks under the contemporary conditions of globality. Latinidad, the ... More


Shakira as the Idealized Transnational Citizen: Media Perspectives on Colombianidad in Transition

María Elena Cepeda

in Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the figure of the Colombian pop star and recent Miami immigrant Shakira. Shakira emerges as a public persona and a “radical hybrid” who embodies the interstices between U.S. ... More


Deracializing Representations of Femininity and the Marketing of Latinidad: Zoe Saldana and L’Oréal’s True Match Campaign

Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo and Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo

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/9780190062965.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Latinidad has been explained as a process, a set of ideas, or a symbolic space, situating it between a mechanism and a locale. Regardless of its exact articulation or constitution, a central feature ... More


Cámara Queer: Longing, the Photograph, and Queer Latinidad

Mariana Ortega

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/9780190062965.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This essay examines photographic representations of queer Latinidad. A longing to discover a photographic history of Latina lesbian desire prompts a discussion of queerness in the context of Latinx ... More


Introduction

Andrea J. Pitts and José Medina

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/9780190062965.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter provides an introduction to the volume by outlining the structure of the collection, as well as the main content, themes, and approaches employed in the essays. The book is divided into ... More


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