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Latinx Studies

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Performing Trans/Queer Cuba

How drag performance transforms the social landscape of Cuba and illuminates the island’s racial, sexual, and economic inequalities

Geographies of Relation

Diasporas and Borderlands in the Americas

How diaspora and borderlands subjects from across the Americas have represented and performed their interrelationship

Down Syndrome Culture

Life Writing, Documentary, and Fiction Film in Iberian and Latin American Contexts

Looking at Down syndrome representation from a global perspective

Transnational Philippines

Cultural Encounters in Philippine Literature in Spanish

A study of Philippine literary production that attempts to break the nation’s isolation from broader Spanish literature

Latinx Shakespeares

Staging U.S. Intracultural Theater

Investigates more than 140 Latinx-themed productions or adaptations of Shakespeare in the United States

Performance in the Zócalo

Constructing History, Race, and Identity in Mexico's Central Square from the Colonial Era to the Present

Quien domina el centro, domina el pais: Whoever dominates the center, dominates the country

Nuyorican Feminist Performance

From the Café to Hip Hop Theater

Recovers and celebrates the contributions of women artists to the history of this iconic performance venue

Dialectical Imaginaries

Materialist Approaches to U.S. Latino/a Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism

Gathers materialist readings that provide productive new insights on Latino/a literature in the neoliberal era

Freak Performances

Dissidence in Latin American Theater

Explores how theater artists challenge the legacy of colonialism in Latin America through performance

Sites of Translation

What Multilinguals Can Teach Us about Digital Writing and Rhetoric

A groundbreaking study of the inventive intellectual work performed by multilingual communicators who translate information in academic and professional spaces—Winner of the 2016 DRC Book Prize!

Pivotal Voices, Era of Transition

Toward a 21st Century Poetics

A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.

Latin Numbers

Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance

From the conga line to West Side Story to Ricky Martin, how popular performance prompted American audiences to view Latinos as a distinct (and distinctly non-white) ethnic group

¡Muy Pop!

Conversations on Latino Popular Culture

A book-length conversation between two leading scholars on the themes and questions of Hispanic popular culture


Mexican Filmmaking, Production, and Consumption in the Twenty-first Century

A multidisciplinary investigation of contemporary Mexican cinema

Performing Queer Latinidad

Dance, Sexuality, Politics

The place of performance in unifying an urban LGBT population of diverse Latin American descent

Ethnic Cues

The Role of Shared Ethnicity in Latino Political Participation

Does placing a Latino candidate on the ticket mobilize Latino voters?

The Lover of a Subversive Is Also a Subversive

Essays and Commentaries

Essays from a nationally acclaimed Latino poet

An Angle of Vision

Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form

Race, Class, and Reification

Explores the relationship between race and class and between politics and literary form in major works of Chicano literature over the last hundred years

Queering Mestizaje

Transculturation and Performance

Rethinking mestizaje and how it functions as an epistemology of colonialism in diverse sites from Aztlán to Manila, and across a range of cultural materials

The Color of Privilege

Three Blasphemies on Race and Feminism

Sheds new light on women's differing responses to feminism according to factors of ethnicity and race

Taking It to the Streets

The Social Protest Theater of Luis Valdez and Amiri Baraka

An original and valuable assessment of American political theater in the 1960s and 1970s