Mexican American Literature and Theory After 1954:
Chicana Feminist Thought
This will be your resource website for this course, including class documents and required readings.
Anibal Quijano, "Coloniality and Modernity/Rationality"
Walter Mignolo, "Epistemic Disobedience, Independent Thought and Decolonial Freedom"
María Lugones, "Toward a Decolonial Feminism" (this is different from what is on the syllabus, but please read this one)
Neil Foley, "The Genesis of Mexican America"
Jovita González, "What the Coming of the Americans Has Meant to the Border People"
Jovita González, Folklore
Paula Moya, "Who We Are and From Where We Speak"
María Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba, "Ghost Dance in Ciudad Juárez at the End/Beginning of the Millenium"
Alicia Schmidt Camacho, "Body Counts on the Mexico-U.S. Border: Feminicidio, Reification, and the Theft of Mexicana Subjectivity"
Lorna Dee Cervantes, "Poem for a Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person Could Believe in the War Between the Races"
"Earth to Earth" by Patricia Preciado Martin:
Maylei Blackwell, "Introduction: The Telling is Political"
Enriqueta Vasquez, from Enriqueta Vasquez and the Chicano Movement: Writings from El Grito del Norte
Cherríe Moraga, "Introducción to the First Edition," "La Guera," and "A Long Line of Vendidas"
Ana Castillo, "The 1986 Watsonville Women's Strike: A Case of Mexican Activism"
Cherríe Moraga, Watsonville
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