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Central American-American Feminisms  

Yajaira M. Padilla

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Jun 2018
Central American-American feminisms have come into existence within the recent span of the late 20th to early 21st century as communities of Central Americans have become more established ... More

Building Asian Canadian Literary Studies  

Eleanor Ty

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Jun 2018
Asian Canadian Literary Studies is a relatively new field of study which began in the mid to late 1990s. Even though literature written by Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian Canadians had ... More

Transnational Capitalism in Latina/o Literature  

Rosaura Sánchez and Beatrice Pita

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May 2018
Latina/o cultural production has long dealt in different ways with the impact of transnational capital, globalization, and imperialism not only on immigration from Latin America, ... More

Circumventing Racialism through Mulataje  

José F. Buscaglia-Salgado

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May 2018
Mulataje is a neologism, reclaimed in 2003 in Undoing Empire: Race and Nation in the Mulatto Caribbean by José F. Buscaglia-Salgado. Prior to this reclamation, the term was ... More

Morrissey as Latina/o Literary and Cultural Icon  

Melissa M. Hidalgo

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Apr 2018
Morrissey is a singer and songwriter from Manchester, England. He rose to prominence as a popular-music icon as the lead singer for the Manchester band The Smiths (1982–1987). After the ... More

The Latino Fiction of Piri Thomas  

Arnaldo M. Cruz-Malavé

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Apr 2018
Initially censored, shunned, or ignored by the literary establishment, both in the United States and Puerto Rico, New York Puerto Rican author Piri Thomas’s 1967 autobiographical ... More

The Reception of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot in Prewar Japan  

Akitoshi Nagahata

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Mar 2018
Modernist literature was introduced to Japan in the early 20th century, and some of it took root. While modernism, a new movement in art and literature, was first developed in Europe, ... More

Queer of Color Critique  

Roderick A. Ferguson

Queer of color critique is a critical discourse that began within the U.S. academy in response to the social processes of migration, neoliberal state and economic formations, and the ... More

Decoloniality and Identity in Central American Latina and Latino Literature  

Arturo Arias

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Mar 2018
The presence of coloniality is critical for the explication, and reflection, on racialized and subalternized relations of dominance/subordination. The Spanish invasion in 1492 was the ... More

War and Its Impact on Central American–American Literature  

Tatiana Argüello

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Feb 2018
The literature of Central American–Americans is a diverse and emerging corpus of writing that testifies to the different phases and evolutions of warfare, locally and globally. This ... More

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