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Shared Selves: Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Suzanne Bost

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042799
eISBN:
9780252051654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042799.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Writing about marginalized lives has the power to shift norms. In telling their own stories, John Rechy, Aurora Levins Morales, Gloria Anzaldúa, and other Latinx writers make visible experiences and ... More


Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation

Ralph E. Rodriguez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279234
eISBN:
9780823281442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latinx writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of ... More


Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Micere Keels

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Frustrated with the flood of news articles and opinion pieces that were skeptical of minority students' “imagined” campus microaggressions, the author of this book set out to provide a detailed ... More


Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Emir Estrada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Kids at Work is the first book to look at the participation of child street vendors in the United States. The children portrayed in this book are the children of undocumented Latinx immigrants who ... More


Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Juan D. De Lara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book uses Southern California to explore a series of questions about the relationship between globalization, race, space, and class. It begins with an analysis of how growing consumer demand, ... More


Introduction: Beyond the Self

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/9780252042799.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The introduction establishes the project’s relationship to multiple intersecting theoretical methodologies: posthumanism, memoir studies, Latinx studies, feminist New Materialisms, queer theory, ... More


Conclusion: Selflessness?

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/9780252042799.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The book concludes with “Selflessness?”—a very brief memoir reflecting on the author’s own relationship to Humanism and the identity-based content of her field. As a woman with white skin, she is an ... More


In Praise of Latin Night at the Queer Club

Justin Torres

in Queer Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This short essay, originally published in The Washington Post only days after the 2016 shooting in the Orlando gay club PULSE, highlights the range of lives and practices that find their space, find ... 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


The Latino Continuum and the Nineteenth-Century Americas: Literature, Translation, and Historiography

Carmen E. Lamas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198871484
eISBN:
9780191914393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871484.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that the process of recovering Latina/o figures and writings in the nineteenth century does not merely create a bridge between the US and Latin American countries, peoples, and ... More


Introduction: It Doesn’t Have to Be Race-Ethnicity to Be about Race-Ethnicity

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’Search for Community atHistorically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This introductory chapter shows how many of the identity challenges that Latinx and Black students experience result from how race-ethnicity increases the likelihood that they are also ... More


Outlining the Problem

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’Search for Community atHistorically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents the problem and briefly describes the data used to gain insight into how challenges to Black and Latinx students' college-going identity threaten their persistence. It shows how ... More


Power in the Midst of Powerlessness: Scholar-Activist Identity amid Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violence

Elan Hope

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides insight into how Black and Latinx students navigated their identity as activists during a period in American history when social media documentation of racially-ethnically ... More


A Guiding Hand: Advising That Connects with Students’ Culturally Situated Motivational Orientations toward College

Tasneem Mandviwala

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines how the intersection of students' race-ethnicity and gender is associated with their motivational orientation toward college. Students' motivational orientations were evident in ... More


(Dis)Integration: Facilitating Integration by Carefully Attending to Difference

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This concluding chapter takes a step back to examine the bigger picture and suggests ways that colleges and universities could achieve greater integration by attending to difference. Latinx and Black ... More


Chicano Shakespeare: The Bard, the Border, and the Peripheries of Performance

Ruben Espinosa

in Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455589
eISBN:
9781474477130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455589.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Questions of race, ethnicity, power, and identity are not “marginal” to the study of early modern texts, but are indeed central to the work of teaching Shakespeare to students living along the ... More


The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City

Jonathan E. Calvillo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190097790
eISBN:
9780190097837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097790.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

To examine the intersection of religion and ethnicity among Mexican immigrants, this volume takes readers into the vibrant neighborhoods of central Santa Ana, California, a Mexican-majority ... More


Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature

Trevor Boffone and Cristina Herrera (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827456
eISBN:
9781496827500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827456.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx/Latinx Young Adult Literature signals a much-needed approach to the study of Latinx young adult literature. This edited volume addresses themes ... More


Teaching Homeland Family: Love and Money in the United States

Kate Vieira

in Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Based on U.S.-based fieldwork with two multigenerational families, this chapter details the implications of participating in writing remittance circuits for migrants themselves. For both families, ... More


“Do You Eat Cats and Dogs?”: Student Observations of Racism in Their Everyday Lives

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

in Tacit Racism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703558
eISBN:
9780226703725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703725.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter reports on observations of racism and racial framing in interaction made by college students at several universities on the east coast and in the midwest. The students represent many ... More


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