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Dancing Reggaetón with Cowboy Boots

Ramón H. Rivera-Servera

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

In chapter, two seemingly excluding Latina/o dance venues in Phoenix, Arizona, provide a perfect excuse to explore how expressive culture has worked as a site for the development of discourses of ... More


“Polypolis” and Levantine Camp

Bernard de Zogheb

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter addresses the comic operettas written by a virtually unknown Alexandrian Syro-Lebanese author, Bernard de Zogheb, between the 1940s and 1990s, against the backdrop of the dissolution of ... More


Carceral Constructions of Black Female Deviance

Sarah Haley

in No Mercy Here: "Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627595
eISBN:
9781469627618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627595.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the criminalization of black women, demonstrating that police, prosecutors, and judges reinforced notions of black female deviance through the criminal process and through ... More


Coda: Queer and Universal

Madhavi Menon

in Indifference to Difference: On Queer Universalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695904
eISBN:
9781452953656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695904.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Universalism is the political thing that makes particulars fail to cohere; universalism as the idea that spurs longing across borders; universalism as the notion that allows intellectual ferment: ... More


From There to Here: The Politics of Mulata Self-Fashioning

Alison Fraunhar

in Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496814432
eISBN:
9781496814470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814432.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

With the onset of the period of intense economic deprivation that followed in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cubans turned to improvised as well as officially endorsed modes of expression ... More


Mendelian Inheritance, ‘Eternal Differences’ and Entropy in Howards End

Daniel Aureliano Newman

in Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reads Howards End as a Bildungsroman whose developmental trajectory straddles two generations (those of parents and offspring) instead of being limited to the growth and acculturation of ... More


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