Chicano

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a person of Mexican descent

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In this way, the authors describe the spiritual journeys of Chicana, Latina, and indigenous women who struggled against oppressive social and religious systems to find wholeness and empowerment in indigenous and feminine images of the divine, and to continue to resist injustice.
La estetica nomadica conecta con las teorias de Rosi Braidotti que en los capitulos inmediatos el autor expande y aplica a comunidades y entidades dislocadas ("displaced") dentro de la radicalidad chicana LGBTQ.
It would take 31 years, and the realization that Chicana history had been erased, for me to claim my political voice.
The fourth volume in the New Americanists in Poland series, this study brings to the forefront the lives of Mexican American women and the cultural and historical factors shaping literature written by Chicanas, especially the quest for identity.
In Chicana Literature a sense of identity and cultural pride is crucial.
Lilliana's Testimonio: Transforming the Self, Changing the World as a Chicana Activist Scholar
Chapter 3, "Gendered and Nationalistic Anxieties" discusses and frames feminist critiques of Chicano culture by Chicanas (like Mona Ruiz, Yxta Maya Murray, Helena Maria Viramontes and Graciela Limon) and "EuroAmericans" (such as Kate Braverman and Allison Anders).
1990 In a letter to the New York Times Book Review (August 12) protests lack of attention to young Chicana writers.
March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) and 26 education and civil rights organizations filed an Amicus Curiae "Friend of the Court" brief in U.
This article analyzes patterns of change offered by the theater of the marginalized, with particular emphasis on Hispanic Americans and Cherrie Moraga's Watsonville: Some Place Not Here--a play by a Chicana writer.
As a qualitative study, this work was guided by a confluence of methods including grounded theory, phenomenology and Chicana epistemology using educational narratives as data.
It's about a Chicana philosopher who quits her tenured position at UC-Boulder for ethical reasons, then moves home to the Mission and takes her son back with her.
CHAVEZ, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHICANO AND CHICANA STUDIES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS, AND CONTRIBUTOR TO LATINAS IN THE UNITED STATES: A HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA (2006) AND MEMORIES AND MIGRATIONS: MAPPING BORICUA/CHICANA HISTORIES (2008)
Her analysis yields valuable fresh insight, bringing into sharp relief possible origins of the Chicana feminine triad into contemporary art and poetry.
Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and Art, by Debra J.
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