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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


The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Samuel K. Byrd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about latinidad in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, ... 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


On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book addresses the question of how Latino/Latina literature wrestles with the panethnic and trans-racial implications of the “Latino” label. Refusing to take latinidad (Latino-ness) for granted, ... 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


Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco

Tomas F. Summers Sandoval Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607665
eISBN:
9781469612720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607672_SummersSandoval
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Born in an explosive boom and built through distinct economic networks, San Francisco has a cosmopolitan character that often masks the challenges migrants faced to create community in the city by ... More


El Esplendor, Brillantez e Influencia de Nuestra Raza: Panethnic Identity and the Spanish-Speaking Church

Tomás F. Jr. Summers Sandoval

in Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607665
eISBN:
9781469612720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607665.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the rise of a panethnic identity among Latin Americans in San Francisco from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Detailing some of the more pressing qualities of ... 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


Shifting Urban Genres

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the political history of Latin genre categories, showing how genre emerges out of the contested spaces of nationalism and ethnic identity formation in Latin America and the ... More


Race and the Expanding Borderlands Condition

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter situates Latin music in the context of new forms of social and structural racism, expressed in the racialization of Latina/o immigrants and the exceptionality of immigration enforcement ... More


The Festival: Marketing Latinidad

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the significance of the Latino cultural festival in relation to the production of southern latinidad, while also examining how festivals are essential to the process through ... 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


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