Global Mexican Cultural Productions

Hardcover | October 15, 2011

EditorRosana Blanco-Cano, Rita E. E. Urquijo-Ruiz

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This co-edited volume is the first book to incorporate a transdisciplinary approach that examines transnational Mexican cultural productions through a variety of analytical perspectives. The authors propose a multilayered reading of contemporary transnational cultural manifestations in which it is possible to recognize challenges and cultural strategies that transnational Mexican communities conceive in order to claim cultural, political, and social agency. The essays, interviews, and poetry included in this volume elaborate on the creation of new forms of citizenship that reshape the long history of exclusion that has marked the experience of these particular groups not only in the United States but also in what is geopolitically defined as Mexico.

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This co-edited volume is the first book to incorporate a transdisciplinary approach that examines transnational Mexican cultural productions through a variety of analytical perspectives. The authors propose a multilayered reading of contemporary transnational cultural manifestations in which it is possible to recognize challenges and c...

Rosana Blanco-Cano is an assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and co-director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Trinity University. She has published several articles in the areas of (trans)national Mexican cultural studies, gender and performance studies, Latin American cinem...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 8.63 × 5.7 × 0.83 inPublished:October 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230120474

ISBN - 13:9780230120471

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Preface--Arturo Madrid * Introduction. Transnational Transgressions: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Global Mexican Cultural Productions--Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz and Rosana Blanco-Cano * Part I. And What Are Transnational Mexican Border Cultures? * Wet Minds, Bookleggers, and the Place of Borders and Diasporas in U.S. Academic Circles--Javier Durán * Fronterizo and Transborder Existences: Binding Megascripts in a Transnational World--Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez * Transnational Mexicano Cultural Production: El Otro Lado-- Ellie Hernández * Part II. Voices and Literatures in Las Fronteras * Dos Mundos: Two Celebrations in Laredo, Texas--Los Matachines de la Santa Cruz and The Pocahontas Pageant of the George Washington’s Birthday Celebration--Norma E. Cantú * Transnational Narratives, Cultural Production, and Representations: Blurred Subjects in Juárez, México--María Socorro Tabuenca * Part III. Performing Borders: De aquí y de allá [from Here and from There] * Performing Borders: De aquí y de allá. (Preliminary Notes on Mexican and Chicana/o Transnational Performance Art)--Laura G. Gutiérrez * Aquí y Allá: Distance and Difference in Monica Palacios’s Transfronteriza Chicana Performance--Marivel T. Danielson * Selena's "Como la Flor": Laying the Sound-Track of Latinidad--Deborah Parédez * Part IV. De imágenes y Sueños: Transnational Border Visual Cultures * De Imágenes y Sueños: Transnational Mexican Visual Culture--Tomás Ybarra-Frausto * Coming and Going: Transborder Visual Art in Tijuana--Norma Iglesias-Prieto * Part V. Young Voices at the Crossroads: Student Artistic and Scholarly Interventions * Petition--Analicia Sotelo * Self-Portrait--Analicia Sotelo * Socialized into ‘Whiteness’--Roxana J. Rojas * From My Street to Main Street--Miguel Guerra * VI. Interviews with Transnational Mexican Artists * Interview with Yolanda Cruz--Rosana Blanco-Cano * Interview with Rosina Conde--Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz and Rosana Blanco-Cano